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Schlafly American IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly American IPASchlafly American IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

790 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 790
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 45
Gots: 62 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our American IPA gets its bold hop flavor from 100% American hops and its deep gold and full body from pale and crystal malted barley. A blend of Amarillo, Centennial and Simcoe hop varietals imparts AIPA with bitterness and prominent aromas of citrus and fruit. Our brewers select these hops on an annual pilgrimage to the hop farms of Pacific Northwest.

IPAs (India Pale Ales) were first brewed in England during the late 1700s for export overseas to British soldiers in India. To keep their beer from spoiling during the long voyage, English brewers fortified their traditional pale ale recipes with natural preservatives: more malted barley, for a higher alcohol content, and more hops. In recent decades, with growing appreciation for highly hopped beers, American craft brewers have revived the style, embraced it, and incorporated new hop varieties. Our Special Release IPAs further those traditions and showcase the distinctions of hops from different hemispheres.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: Vancer on 09-20-2009)
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KI9A

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3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured nice orange-dark yellow, with a thin, off-white head.

S: Slight citrus, sweet malt.

T: I expected more of a hop-bite, but, I found a nice malt backbone, with a fair amount of a hop finish.

M; Lighter body than many IPA's. Clean finish, no real lingering bitterness. Very refreshing.

D: Easy drinker. Myself, not being a hop-head, but, at times, I do "crave" a bit of hops, this one is perfect for me to knock a couple back. Not too much different than their Pale Ale.

Serving type: on-tap

03-08-2009 12:07:34 | More by KI9A
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Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
91 out of 100 based on 790 ratings.