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Schlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale AleSchlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

667 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 667
Reviews: 290
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.67%


Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Dry Hopped American Pale Ale (APA) is charged with American hops to create a bold, aromatic ale. Assertive hop flavor joins the pine/citrus aroma characteristic of American hops to balance the full body provided by North American malts. After fermentation, the beer circulates through a bed of Cascade and Chinook hops, boosting the distinctive hop aroma of this satisfying ale.

In the long view of the history of beer, American Pale Ale is a newcomer. Based on English Pale Ale, American brewers adapted this style into something new. Born out of the reverence English Pale Ales during the 1980’s American beer scene, APA is the bold, hoppier cousin of Pale Ale. With an emphasis on American hops, APA is gaining popularity with breweries racing to make these ales with such great hop characters.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-09-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by TippySelenoid:
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was from the cask at the Schlafly Tap Room.

It came in an imperial pint glass with a deep golden color. It also had a thick foamy head that maintained itself well.
It had huge grapefruit odors and a pronounced hop aroma.
The taste was rather hoppy but not overpowering. the citrus flavors were wonderful.
This beer was very fluffy.
This was very drinkable. It was the first cask beer I have had and I was surprised when it came out at almost room temperature. However this could not have mattered less when I realized how fresh and alive this beer was.
Delicious!

Serving type: cask

10-21-2008 01:19:55 | More by TippySelenoid
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O) A tasty APA. I'd drink another one.

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Schlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
85 out of 100 based on 667 ratings.