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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - DEC 1, 2011
1 pint can. Itís rare, these days, to have a beer that actually MAKES me want to rate it. This, however, is one of them. Pours a murky gold with a massive, rocky light tan head. Excellent sticky lace - a rather pretty glass of brew. Big herbal nose, some orange citrus, caramel and a tannic tea note. Medium bodied, this beer is bigger than itís humble can - more herbal-ish tea flavors, dry citrus and something herbal and spicy. Finishes drier than expected, with the spicy herbal flavors hanging to the sides of the tongue. A hoppy beast matched with a strong malty spine. Really enjoyed this! A bargain at a bit over $2.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gustav1996 (333) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - DEC 10, 2011
This is a solid beer. Aroma: big pine/citrus, hops mix. Taste was the same but with a solid malt backbone. Sharp bitter finish. More like a DIPA to me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (1076) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 27, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. Hazy copper color, two fingers of tight head, lots of lacing. Big citrus smell. Grapefruit and a sharp lemon are the biggest ones. Aggressive hops from the beginning. Tough to taste anything else, but in the middle there is a little honey flavor... probably the only malt bit that came through. Lasting bitterness. Lots of bubbles and medium body. Solid Double IPA. Hits early and big; perfect fit and fun to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caytinator (809) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Excellent beer overall. Drank a few of these 16oz pint cans during a beach weekend. Aroma is strong and persistent, pour is a beautiful copper with medium head. Strong beer, even for an IPA...VERY full taste. Grassy taste, almost, balanced with tasty malt. Iím not a hop-head but I thought this was a really great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4394) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Can pours a hazy deep brownish amber with a smaller bubbly off white lacing head. Aroma of nice floral and citrusy hop notes. Really hoppy for an ESB. Getting some tea, toffee and nuts. Flavor of toasted malt, tea, floral and orange hop notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4123) - 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.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1847) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2011
1 pint can poured into an English Pint at 50į. Color is a golden brown with a slight touch of orange. Carbonation is very good producing a tall head that is tight on top. Aroma is a light hop scent with some grapefruit zest in the back. It has a lighter medium body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor comes on with a faint grain taste that has a very mild sweetness lending a bit of caramel, then the hops jump in with grapefruit and white pepper on a bold bitterness. After taste is dry with the bitterness out lasting the flavors. Wow this is a great ESB, very well balanced and tasty. This is only the second brew Iíve had from them but both have been excellent examples of there style.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5486) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Can. The gargantuan head of foam is clearly the predominant characteristic of this pour, burying a burnt-orange beer. A bountiful aroma escapes thru the foam, rich with malt and notes of pine. The flavors are worthy of a roaring campfire, overflowing with bark, pinecone, resin, and light bitterness. (#4123/5/27/2011)

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1315) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - MAY 31, 2011
16 oz. can from Total Wine in Chesapeake, VA. Pours brownish-orange with a foamy off-white head. Aggressively hopped aroma of tangerines, grapefruit rind, and toffee. The flavor is hoppy enough that itís unfair to label this as an ESB. Floral and grassy hops combine with an equally malty sweet backbone that labeling this as an IPA also is unfair. American Strong Ale? Whatever you want to call it this is a really good beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2140) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2011
tall can from Total Wine in McLean, VA. deep orange pour with light sediment and a 2 finger creamy off white head. big sticky citrus hop nose with big caramel malts. medium to thick body with loads of malts and citrus bitterness. light fruit tones. smooth and soft. aggressive finish with bit malts and big hops. nice beer.


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