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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

734 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 734
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 17
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
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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)
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acrawf6

Louisiana

3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours out a hazy orange amber with a creamy lightly tan head that drops to a layer. pretty nice lacing.

Smell. Hoppy notes of lemon and lime citrus, and is a little tart.

Taste. Hops stay through and are an average level for an apa. Flavor stays with the citrus, like lemon peel. I wish i could say more, but that is the only flavor i get.

Mouthfeel. Body is on the lighter side of medium and is refreshing. Good amount of carbonation and good balance.

Overall, a tasty apa, but I don't get anything from it that really stands out. I do have to say, I find nothing wrong with it, as it has a good level of hop bitterness but is not by any means overwhelming...just a solid example of what i think an apa should taste.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2008 01:43:04 | More by acrawf6
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Schlafly Dry-Hopped American Pale Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
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