Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room
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Reviews by kaips1:
4.53/5 rDev +6.1%
Multiple 12oz bottles, bottle date 10/08/12, poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint
where do we start, i first had this years batch of awesomeness on tap at Country Boy Brewing for the Schlafly Event that also had the Black IPA(which was stellar too). The look of this beer is nice golden color, quite a few shades lighter than your standard IPA but in this SMaSH style beer it works perfectly for later on when you have a sip. The golden beer is topped off with a nice two finger high thick froth of head. After seeing such a clear beer, you tend to lean in for a smell and boy what a beautiful aroma from the wonderful Australian hop known as Galaxy. This beer emits aromas of grapefruit, citrus and some wild flower. The similarities it shares with a hop like Citra are as evident as the differences. The tastes that accompany the aromas are very similar except for a bit of the sweet from the 2 row malt. The bite from the hops is a very smooth bite with no rough edges. There is an apricot to almost grapefruit flavor left after the final sip that is all Galaxy, highlighting again why this beer is so good. The simplicity of it all worked better than most would have expected. The mouthfeel is spot on, not too much carbonation to increase the bitter but definitely enough to hold to style. The medium body is perfect for this as to not draw anything away from the hops. Overall, this beer is great and available and affordable. This is not a super rare beer or over hyped but it can stand up to a lot of overhyped IPA's out there. Thanks Schlafly for a great follow up to American IPA this year.
10-27-2012 01:13:19 | More by kaips1
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4.68/5 rDev +9.6%
Pours golden orange. Nice 2 inch head. Fantastic hoppy citrusy smell. Loads of orange and tangerine. The taste is incredible. Loads of citrus. Loads of hops. Mouthfeel is full, very carbonated. Overall, this is by far my favorite beer of 2012. I can drink this for breakfast every day. You must buy this beer. If you don't, you will regret it.
01-03-2013 05:54:32 | More by 1Adam12
3.44/5 rDev -19.4%
Rich sand slightly dark golden hue. Thin cover of foam just coats the top of this brew. Brussels lacing. I can see micro sized bits of hops suspended within this unfiltered ale. Intense vegetal aroma with hints of pineapple,mango,and unripened tomato vines. The flavor while bitter is not as intense as the aroma. The flavor is a blend of grapefruit and vegetal,earthy hops. There's a prickly bitterness on the tongue and an intensely bitter,vegetal aftertaste. I like bitter IPA's but Galaxy hops aren't my thing.
01-25-2014 05:03:23 | More by Franziskaner
3.99/5 rDev -6.6%
Appearance - Opaque orange straw like color
Smell - dried fruit, bread, lemon zest, with a nice malty finish
Taste - lots of bittering hops up front followed by a tart grapefruit finish
mouthfeel - kind a dry finish for me
Overall - this TIPA was a fun beer to try again soon, hopefully.
05-05-2014 21:16:32 | More by beatenbyjacks
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
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