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Schlafly Pi Common - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Pi Common
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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 14.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This warm fermented lager is our tribute to the classic Anchor Steam beer that started the craft brewing revolution. Our version is a malty amber lager with a good dose of Chinook hops in the whirlpool.

(Beer added by: Tone on 10-06-2010)
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Ratings: 24 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
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mikennat

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

04-10-2012 16:09:04 | More by mikennat
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

07-28-2014 23:56:20 | More by Sludgeman
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mikeherrera

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

04-11-2014 20:02:27 | More by mikeherrera
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wages

Missouri

4.45/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - 4.5/5 - bright copper Amber color. Small white head. Some bubbles slowly streaming up

smell - 4/5 - not getting much aroma in the restaurant here

Taste - 4.5/5 - nice light but refreshing malt flavor.

Mouthfeel - 5/5 - medium high carbonation level helps the light body feel extra refreshing

Overall - 4.5/5 - a very enjoyable lighter beer

Serving type: on-tap

05-01-2012 12:44:02 | More by wages
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

07-20-2013 17:11:00 | More by bigbeerfan
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-03-2013 03:28:59 | More by zeff80
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lokiikol

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-24-2011 21:15:16 | More by lokiikol
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Eriktheipaman

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-21-2012 16:01:37 | More by Eriktheipaman
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vitters03

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-05-2012 21:27:34 | More by vitters03
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DCon

Missouri

3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on-tap @ Pi (CWE location) in St. Louis, MO for $. Tapped from the Black Tap Handle w/ a Red top & the Pi sign into a 16oz Pint Glass. This brew only served @ Pi so had to stop by to try. My first review in a while as well and excited to start chiming in some reviews this month!

Aroma- A slight wooded/oak aroma with a bit of hop/malt blend. Wheaty background.

Appearance- Received with a 1 finger head that had good retention. Has a clear, light copper colored body. Leaves thick lacing behind.

Flavor- A very malty start and then tons of wheat and light sweetness. Bitterness is very low and can barely tell there are any hops present.

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium Bodied, Medium Carbonation, Easy drinking with a smooth, malt finish.

Overall Impression- Light sweetness, good amount of malt and an appropriate amount of hops is all present. Glad I was finally able to enjoy this guy. Apparently not even the Tap Room and Bottleworks has this one available! Only for Pi. Come by and enjoy!

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2012 22:17:54 | More by DCon
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pour was copper, a tad on the lighter side. light frothy head hung around a bit

lots of grain, bread, and pine sap.

there was a very distinct bread and grain flavor through out. light hints of spicetowards the end, a pine bitterness emerged and finished this off.

fairly light and easy with a moderate carbonation.

nice flavor that paired quite well with the pizza and garlic bread i had. i enjoyed this and will seek this out again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-22-2010 00:28:27 | More by hooliganlife
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-25-2014 13:35:02 | More by atlbravsrno1
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-11-2012 20:49:29 | More by PhillyStyle
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-16-2014 16:33:12 | More by 22Blue
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dtreindl

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from tap at Pi Pizza in Washington DC. Little residual head. Color is comparable to a amber/brown ale. Not much aroma to speak of, but I wasn't expecting to get hit in the face with hops on this one. Just a little caramel scent. Flavor is much similar to the aroma, but much more pronounced. Malty flavors of bread, yeast, caramel and faint hops.

Very well done! Easy drinking malty bliss!

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2012 20:17:35 | More by dtreindl
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Tone

Missouri

3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of hops, slight citrus, slight sweet malt, and slight grain. Fits the style of a California Common / Steam Beer. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops, sweet malt, wet hops?, slight roasted malt, and hint of citrus. Overall, a decent beer with good blend.

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2010 14:34:21 | More by Tone
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap in a pint glass at Pi Delmar in St. Louis. Dark amber body with very little head. The glass was filled all the way to the top.

Earthy aroma of bready malt and only a hint of hops.

The flavor definitely follows the aroma. Very malty beverage with a distinctively earthy taste to the hops. Dense in taste is a word that comes to mind.

Medium mouthfeel and a bit of a hard finish on the palate. Decent try overall and very different than other Schlafly offerings, of which i am a big fan.

Serving type: on-tap

04-17-2011 21:41:31 | More by FanofHefe
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-23-2013 16:45:29 | More by Eaglefan344
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tpaetow

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

01-25-2014 23:34:24 | More by tpaetow
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JoeMarsh

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

06-28-2013 13:53:59 | More by JoeMarsh
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.13/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at a local bar, beer is yellow, clear, perhaps a slight haze, haloed head, small white bubbles.

Aroma is nice, clean, mildly sweet, a little grainy.

Beer is fine except there is a huge aftertaste that the more you drink the more work it does on your palate. It is acrid and harsh, the rest of the beer is nice, sweet, mildly, a little yeasty, a decent steam beer buried under the avalache of the aftertaste. Too bad. Mulligan?

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2011 01:27:29 | More by drabmuh
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Pi in Dc. Served in a nonic pint glass.

Pours a moderate golden color with a good white head and a bit of lacing on the way down. The nose carries some light grain and perhaps a touch of fruit. Flavor is likewise pretty tame without very much going on. Light-medium body with good carbonation and a semi-dry finish, though the body is just a bit chewy. Average.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2012 14:00:52 | More by Thorpe429
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

2.9/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Had no head but the pint was to the brim so I figured the bartender just let it settle then filled it up. It was a nice brass copper color with slight lacing going down the glass and nice active CO2 bubbles rushing up to the surface.

S - Aroma is of nice bready and grainy malts with a typical fresh baked bread feel and some nice grassy hop character.

T - Taste is typical (common) of the style. Starts of with heavy grain flavors and tons of fresh baked bread. The hop flavor isn't as intense but it still has that distinct bitterness.

M & D - Crisp and clean. Overall a forgettable beer by an otherwise good brewery.

Serving type: on-tap

10-14-2010 23:35:45 | More by JoEBoBpr
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nick1427d

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

01-23-2013 21:56:24 | More by nick1427d
Schlafly Pi Common from The Schlafly Tap Room
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