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RATINGS: 284   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_511 (157) - - AUG 2, 2012
Strong american hop aroma. Long bitter finish. Strong sparkling carbonation with moderate head. Dark gold to brown color.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MorganBaughman (147) - Long Beach, Mississippi, USA - JAN 20, 2013
We had this beer at the 2013 Tops of the Hops in Biloxi, MS. A really different beer. Caramel color, hoppy taste. Good. Weíre big fans for the artwork too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2011
UPDATED: APR 9, 2012 Iíve been pretty impressed by the Tallgrass line of beer, my favorite being the 8 bit pale, this beer I feel does not fully live up to the cans promise of being aggressively hopped, especially when compared to a beer I consider hopped to the max, that being Surly Furious, or Surly Abrasive. this beer however is not a bad beer by any means what so ever, great smell, great taste, and great overall appearance. Really smooth beer and balanced beer when weighing the malty and hoppy characteristics, love drinking it, but I feel it was falsely advertised!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nulptr (114) - SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2013
can. nice blend of malt and hops - malt hits first. not a lot of citrus but plenty of pine and resin. reasonably well integrated alcohol makes for a refreshing taste but an enjoyably hearty mouthfeel. nothing extraordinary but a solid all rounder. would definitely pick up if I ever saw it again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldgrumpy (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2011
By taste, hard to tell if it an IPA or an ESB. Not a great example of either. Drinkabe but nothing great going on here. There is a lingering bitterness which I do not like. Hard to define what is going on with this one. Are there any real good beers from west of the big river to the big mountains?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
400lb_midget (93) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Pint Can. Pours deep cloudy amber with an off-white head, leaving good lacing. Aroma is dry and not offensive, floral. Tastes Hoppy up front with a strong enough malt backbone to support . Finishes dry and well....hoppy. I like it but would prefer a little more citrus rather than the spicy dry hops. Good beer and will probably show up in my fridge again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lawman357 (93) - Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Another outstanding outing from Tallgrass Brewery. I really canít tout our loccal/regional craft brewers enough. The other reviews and product description say it all.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alassio (73) - USA - APR 18, 2013
Fantastic, pillowy, lush head - - delicious on its own. Then silky smooth sipping - - before the hops start to bite home. Bigger and far more assertive than most anything in any pub from Newquay to Newcastle, the hops get good and stiff, but some candy-like malt keeps it friendly. A really unique and worthwhile brew. Itís fun to drink stuff like this.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
conciergeman (73) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Pours nice goldish color with beautiful off white head. Glad to see listed here as an ESB instead of an IPA, because the hopiness is really balanced and smooth, not harsh enough for an IPA. Irregardless, very tasty ESB, my favorite of this style to date. 7.2% is nice too btw.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mbsmith (72) - Missouri, USA - OCT 29, 2011
First half in a regular pint glass, second in English pint (which was definitely better.) Looks a little darker than a normal ESB but still a nice light copper with a hint of cloudiness. My nose is a bit stuffed up but i can tell this is going to be a hoppy ESB- a little nuttiness in the aroma, too. Light tan 2-finger head, good carbonation. Grapefruit hops are balanced nicely with the malts. Definitely containing English components even if it isnít a typical ESB . Almost no sweetness in the malt backbone, which is good. Dryness starts in the middle and lingers long after the finish. Bubbles are small enough that the palate can be crisp but still have a hint of smooth/creamy. Probably my favorite Tallgrass beer. Very well done.


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