This seasonal IPA from Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery comes only in cans, the product of three malts and one type of hops.
The boldly golden beer is full of citrus aroma and bitter hops are instantly hefty on the tongue. But there’s a curious Eastern spice character to the finish — bitter anise, cumin, and dried orange peel, all giving this beer a bit of a “Midnight at the Oasis” feeling.
Refreshing but challenging. Be warned: It’s a hefty 10% alcohol by volume. Check the bottom of your can for a fun little something.
B+ / $4.50 per 12-oz. can / oskarblues.com
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