Schlafly American IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room
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Reviews by ThisWangsChung:
4.25/5 rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
A: Pours a moderately clear amber color. The head is a two finger offwhite shade, retaining itself decently. Lots of lacing on the glass, too.
S: There's a nice amount of mango, papaya, grapefruit, and herbs on the nose, with enough malt to balance. I love the Simcoe-forward nature of this one. Develops an onion-y note after warming up, and that's a good thing.
T: Again, this really showcases Simcoe hops well. It starts with some mild, unsweetened tropical fruits, before it develops a strong piny, herbal tone near the finish and aftertaste. The finishing bitterness might put some off, but who cares?! Give me more.
M: No annoying syrupy linger or overdone malt sweetness here, yet at the same time, it's not wrecking the palate with bitter dryness. As such, it's nicely crisp, not to mention superbly drinkable.
O: This might be my favorite pine-forward IPA to date. It kind of reminds me of Troegs Perpetual IPA with its crisp finish and Simcoe-heavy nature, which is always a good thing.
Serving type: bottle
04-06-2013 22:12:41 | More by ThisWangsChung
More User Reviews:
3.63/5 rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
Pours a hazy, deep golden color. Small head without much lacing.
Smells a little malty, which is odd. Maybe even a little sour. Not a whole lot of citrus, but it is here.
Taste is pretty hop forward at first, but falls of and a slight maltiness takes over. Aftertaste of hops with a little sweetness. Not much hoppy citrus, which I think is odd for an American style IPA.
Nice feel on the mouth. A little thick and malty. Not as crisp or light as most IPAs.
Good beer. Easy to drink.
Serving type: bottle
07-25-2014 23:00:20 | More by BigRedDog
Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
91 out of 100 based on 790 ratings.