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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 93   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Oasis is a Double ESB/IPAish beer that came about from playing around with one of Jeffís favorite homebrew recipes. Here at Tallgrass we love malt and we love hops, and this beer has both of them in record quantities; well, at least records for our baby brewery. At a hefty 7.2% ABV and 93 IBU, Oasis is a big beer that has to be priced a bit higher than our regular line of beers. We think that once you taste the over-the-top hops and surprisingly sturdy malt backbone you will realize why itís worth it. Definitely not a fruit-extract seasonal shandy, this beer is meant to be enjoyed on the back porch, the front porch, or even on the stoop. Whatís a stoop? Well, itís a good place to drink beer, is what it is.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2010
(can) orange amber with small white head. Piney hop aroma. Flavor is piney hops, biscuit malt. Pretty good, but hardly an ESB.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4034) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Cloudy, dark tea brown-read with a light bone-colored head. Mild, slighty off AIPA aroma. Balanced. Woody, citrus, lightly sweet, fairly bitter, grapefurit and citrus pith. Medium to medium heavy body. Well done. On tap, Flying Saucer, KC.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kinz (3251) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Kansas down, thanks to dkachur! 5th Epic & Rare gathering in Richmond, cheers to Jacob. On to the beer. Amber, hoppy green hop aroma, floral too. Lightly sweet malt, floral green hop flavor. Some malt on finish. Good, but not my favorite hop profile.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nsquishee (585) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2010
First had at the St. Paul Highland Fest beer dabbler. Have since had in cans from local stores. Deep, malty aroma with notes of caramel and citrus. Deep amber color with a lacy, yet thick head. Palate starts out very smooth and malty, and finishes with a nice bitter hoppiness. Very nice offering. I need to try the Tallgrass IPA and stout.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2010
can, thanks to cavie, orange in color with soapy foam, caramel and pine needles aromas, flavors of sweet caramel and bitter metallic hops

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Can
Pours a nice, thick cheddar orange with a frothy head of off-white. Aroma is classic bitter: wet leaves, slightly roasted malt, old hops, and a touch of honey. Flavor is a nice blend of bitter English elements (wet and roasted malt) and a mild, wet- almost autumnal- hops presence. Average mouthfeel. Nice brew; a great tribute to classic English bitters.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2010
16 ounce can shared at the 5th Annual Epic Beer Tasting in Richmond, VA, November 28, 2010. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a medium sized creamy offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing. Nutty aroma with caramel and grainy notes. The taste is bitter leafy hops, caramel, toffee, apple. Medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2010
LOL. Who put this in as an ESB? Big hoppy nose, lots of crystal malt and citrus hops. Taste is very sweet, moderately bitter, lots of citrus hops, lots of crystal malt/ice tea and caramel. Meh.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Deep golden color, white edge head. Nice aroma of pine forests. Taste is very bitter, lots of resin, dry finish. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (3748) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2010
Can courtesy drfabulous. Slightly hazy orange color with a small head. Aroma is fairly heavy on hops. Malty nose with spiced rye. Flavor is dry with a big hoppy finish.


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