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Tallgrass Oasis Ale

Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 93   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Oasis is a Double ESB/IPAish beer that came about from playing around with one of Jeff’s 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 it’s 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. What’s a stoop? Well, it’s a good place to drink beer, is what it is.

   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21440) - Charlotte, North Carolina, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doodler (317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Tallboy can. Thanks to Ratman for this one. Pours an amber orange with a small head. Malty nose with tons of hops and grapefruit. Nice clean flavors and resiny finish. Loads of taste, My first beer from Kansas and it is a winner. Very refreshing ..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6731) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 12, 2010
Can. Clear dark amber color/ beige head. Nice caramel malt powder, sweet spicy aromas with some floral hops. medium bodied with a rich, smooth mouthfeel. Malty sweet caramel flavors with a spicy bitterness to balance- easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
changeup45 (1729) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2010
Can from unclemike. This pours a dark amber-brown color with a good thick head that quickly settles down to a thin layer. Citrusy hop aroma with grass, herbs, as well as pine. The flavors are both malty and hoppy showing pretty good substance. Caramel malt that has a bit of a toasty or grainy element to it. This is, however, somewhat thin upfront until the citrusy hops take over into a long-lasting bitter finish. Nuts and herbal notes mix in with a little tea-like quality. Far more bitter than expected based on the style. I can definitely see this as a ESB/IPA type of hybrid. The body is thick yet it goes down rather easily. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I must say this is a pretty good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10484) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2010
UPDATED: APR 7, 2013 Tasted on tap at the Flying Saucer in Kansas City, Missouri. Orange-ish appearance. Medium creamy head, bitter aroma. Delicious bitter taste despite alcohol. Great!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - OCT 25, 2010
Pours a lovely hazy brown/orange. Almost pink in certain light. Nice pub ale with a bitter touch and a nice alcohol kick to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2010
16oz can. Thick, orange-brown, with a creamy off white/beige head. Nice floral hop aroma. Thick and full bodied, with a toasty sweet malty taste and a solid hop backbone. A little mellow on the carbonation, which helps give it an English feel I suppose. The hops and ABV let you know this is all American, with a resiny thick finish. Well done, enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14092) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Can from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours hazy copper amber with a yellow/white head. Lots of hop in the aroma. Med body/mild carb. Flavor is a pretty strong dose of mild roast caramel with a large amount of hop. Floral/resin/citrus. The bitter really shows up strong in the finish. Good brew.

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