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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Ratings: 1,116
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 123
Gots: 135 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Tasmanian IPA is brewed with 100% Australian hops. The Tasmanian hop, Galaxy, is a strong, aromatic variety that is different from traditional strains of the Pacific Northwest. Our brewers developed a recipe that showcases the hop’s unique flavors of citrus and pineapple.

India Pale Ales (IPAs) 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.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: Megahertz on 10-12-2012)
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

CrummyLuke, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of scottyb88
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-pours a clear, goldish type color with a two finger head and plenty of lacing

S-heavy citrus including lemon/lime, pineapple, maybe tangerine..not so much grapefruit smell, it has more of a sweeter citrus aroma

T-strong hop bite that doesn't linger too aggressively; traditional citrus peel with some grapefruit type flavors in the taste

M-not too thin, enough carbonation; fairly dry but not overly harsh aftertaste

O-a really solid IPA that delivers more on the aroma than the taste; it uses light malts to really highlight the hop aroma, but I wish there was a bit more pop in the taste

scottyb88, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of Archimedes
4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice golden orange pour with a sweet citrus hoppy smell.

Good change for an IPA. There is a big citrus taste with some fruit seetness that come out and overshadow the hops which kick in more at the end to give a bitter crispness. While not not breaking into my top 5 IPA's this one is high up the list. Not exactly a fair competition due to it's uniqueness. I just wish this beer came out in spring or summer.

Archimedes, Jan 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

BetterBeerPlz, Dec 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

gratefuld, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of dcbdc1
4/5  rDev -6.3%

dcbdc1, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

LanceRobbins24, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of Fluteswell
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Fluteswell, Jan 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

hop_devil, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of JLaw55
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

This one was my 100th beer, so I figured I would write my first review on this delicious brew.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy fizzy golden orange color. Nice inch or so of head that dissipates within a minute or two. Leaves behind a little nice lacing at the edges of the glass that follow all the way to the end.

Smell: A little piney, bold citrus, freshness. The citrus smell really comes through.

Taste: Wow, bold juicy grapefruit right upfront and throughout. As you get through a drink, it trails off and is tempered by the piney bitterness of the hops on the back end. The robust hop bitterness controls the bold grapefruit flavors from being too sweet. It is fairly linear in it's approach of these two single flavors that dominate, but in such a great balance to keep you wanting more.

Mouth Feel: A light to medium mouth feel, with plenty of tanginess. Carbonation is present enough to notice, not strong though. Fairly smooth for an IPA, doesn't make you pucker, but definitely lets you know what it is.

Overall: Definitely a favorite, a very delicious brew. A nice take on an IPA that has plenty of character to set itself apart from all the others and to keep you coming back.

JLaw55, Today at 01:35 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Pale_Horse, May 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jadeal, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of whendeathsleeps
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

whendeathsleeps, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of SomethingClever
3.81/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A: a little darker than a bud light, better lacing, not near the clarity of bud light but it's not bad

S: has a little bit of a spicey smell, pineapple, has a souring grapefruit smell I think it's the type of malts They use

T: Nice clean taste alcohol surprised by tasting the booze some pineapple and grapefruit pretty malty too but the malts compliment the bitterness

M: Lingering cloying just ok

O: I had this beer in January and older a lot older and I remember it being a lot better this beer is ok and as dad as schlafly goes pretty impressive but really it's ordinary for most other brewers. I thought this beer was better last year I'm disappointed I have 11 more bottled 9-24-14

SomethingClever, Oct 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

SamAdams327, Dec 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

markhobbs1, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of StLThrash
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Beautifully clear yellowish-orange with one-finger head. Beer left significant lacing. A really beautiful pour and very clear for an IPA.

S - Holy citrus batman! The heavy citrus notes kick in immediately, with some grapefruit up front. A bit piney on the finish.

T - Very bitter and typical of an overly hopped up IPA. Almost a DIPA in my opinion.

M - A bit grainy and very full / thick on the palate. Leaves the mouth a little dry and craving some more.

Overall - very great beer. Another solid effort from Otto and my friends over at Schlafly. I will be buying more of this as long as it sticks around.

StLThrash, Oct 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Roland, Feb 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

tdatt43, Nov 11, 2013
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4.8/5  rDev +12.4%

tem3175, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Brad7132, Dec 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

ptat, Oct 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

creal92, Oct 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

squidrobot, Dec 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

griffiam03, Dec 18, 2012
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 1,116 ratings.