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Tallgrass Oasis - Tallgrass Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

477 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 23
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tallgrass Brewing Company visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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.

(Beer added by: twiggamortis420 on 11-12-2009)
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-13-2013 03:58:57 | More by XmnwildX12
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p-wagz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-07-2013 04:33:30 | More by p-wagz
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mbonugli

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-01-2013 23:54:42 | More by mbonugli
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Buster

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-28-2013 05:32:19 | More by Buster
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-28-2013 03:21:45 | More by BillRoth
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Cooldill

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +21.2%

A: Pours a cloudy dark copper, orange. 4 finger khaki head dies down to a solid 1 finger head in a couple minutes. Nice lacing. Overall, excellent.

S: Sharp hops first thing noticed, some grassy herbalness, light bread crust malts. Quite good.

T: Prickly bitterness from the hops, pleasantly bitter, malt heavy with sort of "cantaloupe melon" background. Finishes clean with hop bitterness lasting. Very nice!

M: Again slightly prickly hop sensation, medium heaviness on the tongue, moderately carbonated, slightly oily. Near perfect for the style. Very well balanced, not as flat and oily as some others in the style.

O: I reside in Junction City, not far from this brewery and that is why I decided to give this a try. I'm glad I did. I always enjoyed ESP/IPA style beers on occasion, but I can't remember having one this balanced and flavorful. I will be picking some more of this up for sure!

11-16-2013 18:25:35 | More by Cooldill
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andrew8626

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-16-2013 05:27:22 | More by andrew8626
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PrivateEquity

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-10-2013 03:39:03 | More by PrivateEquity
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Rasmon

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-10-2013 01:42:56 | More by Rasmon
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tpaetow

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-07-2013 04:29:59 | More by tpaetow
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color capped by a spumous head; excellent stickage with a nice curtain of lace

Smell: Caramel, pipe tobacco and stone fruit tones with earthy hops underpinning

Taste: Caramel and stone fruit flavors, up front, with tobacco and earthy hop bitterness building through the middle; the finish is balanced and somewhat sweet

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This can is a little past the "best by" date so that may account for the lack of aggressive hop flavors; much more in the ESB than IPA categories to my palate

11-06-2013 00:52:57 | More by brentk56
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-30-2013 19:28:42 | More by InspectorBob
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-22-2013 03:01:09 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Averwo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-20-2013 00:46:05 | More by Averwo
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chickenflea

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -4.7%

16oz. can: Poured a brilliant clear amber with tall pillowy head. Sparkling. A beautiful beer. Aroma of multi-grain malt, orange juice and bread and coriander. Sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet. Sweetness gradually gives way to an earthy bitterness (pine mostly). Bitterness really digs in on the finish with mountainous floral qualities. Medium body that seems lighter than it is because of the high carbonation. A delight to the tongue. An interesting beer. More similar to an English IPA than an ESB. A little less raucous hops might be closer to the imperial ESB label. I liked it though.

10-09-2013 23:55:53 | More by chickenflea
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danflath

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-09-2013 02:36:39 | More by danflath
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utah44

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-08-2013 08:14:43 | More by utah44
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-05-2013 00:18:43 | More by WDJersey
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Bones10

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-03-2013 04:02:02 | More by Bones10
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Parker9000

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-02-2013 11:33:10 | More by Parker9000
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Jabartheljr

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

09-26-2013 02:07:11 | More by Jabartheljr
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-09-2013 13:36:44 | More by JVan
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.73/5  rDev -3.4%

Big light tan head slowly settles to a nice lacing above a well carbonated copper honey colored beer that one can just see the shadows of his figures through.

Aroma is filled with dark fruits, caramel malts, bitter notes, very light alcohol and some other aspects I don't recognize.

The taste is varied but to me doesn't live up to the aroma. Lighter caramel malts with very light dark fruits or grasses allow some other very subtle tastes to round out a balanced lighter taste.

A very light dryish aspect to the aftertaste of this medium bodied beer.

I don't think the taste of this beer warrants paying more for it. I did like the fact that nothing was overbearing with the taste, just the fact that for the price there should have been more taste.

09-09-2013 04:52:01 | More by LXIXME
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DeaconD

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-08-2013 16:28:24 | More by DeaconD
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Djsaturn1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

09-06-2013 03:58:05 | More by Djsaturn1
Tallgrass Oasis from Tallgrass Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.