Early Morning Shakes
Oasis Texas Brewing Company

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Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #2,241
ABV:
5%
Score:
83
Ranked #37,266
Avg:
3.6 | pDev: 12.22%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
20
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Oasis Texas Brewing Company
 
Texas, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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SCORE
83
Good
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Notes: A unique hybrid and an old favorite–it looks like a pale ale (light orange in color) but has the aroma is of medium-roast coffee and tropical hops. It is a traditional Pale Ale brewed with Mandarina Bavaria hops and dry-hopped with Citra and 40 pounds of coffee.
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 20 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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GreesyFizeek from New York

3.09/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

On tap at Alamo Drafthouse- Village in Austin, TX.

This one pours a light golden amber, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

This smells quite muddled, with creamy coffee, and caramel maltiness, but basically no hop aromas present.

This is simple and plain, and muddled. The brewery should have gone for a bolder hop character, as this is barely recognizable as a pale ale. It tastes like a coffee amber ale, essentially, with only a slightly floral hop character noticeable. It's a decent coffee character, but it drowns out anything else.

This is kind of thin, and slightly underattenuated as well, which doesn't help. It's still drinkable, though.

This could have been a lot better than it turned out to be. To be fair to Oasis Texas, hoppy coffee beers are tough to pull off, as I haven't had that many good renditions.

Mar 21, 2018
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kojevergas from Louisiana

3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Coffee pale ale. 5.00% ABV. On-draught @ the brewery.

Coffee is pungent, bringing earthy roastiness into a fairly neutral pale malt and floral hop pale ale flavour profile. Coffee outshines the hops, which is tricky in a style intended to showcase the latter.

I dig it, but it's somewhat shallow and simple. A more interesting hop profile would be a good start to improving this. A bit one-note, but if you want a coffee flavoured ale this'll do the trick.

Very drinkable, and easily my favourite Oasis Texas beer to date.

B- (3.35) / WORTHY

Jan 10, 2018
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Tommo from Texas

4.42/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

So this is a style i already love, light pale ale with good hop flavor. Add in a non bitter smooth coffee element and you have created a masterpiece. Overall this beer is amazing, and i could drink it all day

Sep 26, 2015
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Karibourgeois from Texas

3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy orange gold pour with a small white head. Aroma of coffee. Taste has coffee and a bit of light bread and malt. Can also taste a hint of citrus. Light bodied with a coffee mouthfeel.

Sep 13, 2015
Early Morning Shakes from Oasis Texas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 20 ratings