Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room
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3.93/5 rDev -8%
Poured with a orange color and a head of about an inch or so. Color is really nice.
Odor is fruity and mostly sweet with a little green to it.
Taste is hoppy and fruity. A little bitterness with citrus(grapefruit and orange) as well as some tropical fruit. A little bitterness at the end. Mouth feel is pretty smooth overall with moderate carbonation.
Overall, a pretty good IPA. Not as good as others, but has good complex flavor and a great appearance.
01-26-2014 17:08:06 | More by dexterk1
3.74/5 rDev -12.4%
I'm a fan of Schlafly and visit the Tap Room whenever in St. Louie; couldn't resist this 6'er from TW for $10.99 (after $1 coupon).
A - the yellowest (looks like a Bud) IPA with barely any head. Despite the small amount of foam, beautiful lacing decorated the glass throughout.
S- Great olfactory sensation! Grapefruit, mango, with a relaxed herbal scent.
T - Similar to the smell, but a little tamer in terms of the citrus. I get almost a roasted fruit flavor (e.g. grilled apricot/peaches) followed by the mellowest piney spice. The warmth of the 7.2 ABV% comes through without overwhelming the flavors.
Mouthfeel - medium body and not overly oily.
O - This is another winner from Schlafly. I really enjoyed the complexity that came with each sampling. Careful though, at 7.2 ABV these could go down waaay too easily.
01-25-2014 20:15:49 | More by smanders
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
4.6/5 rDev +7.7%
A - A very light orange, yellowish color, pretty clear, with a small head that produces minor lacing.
S - I really love the fruit smell coming off this one, with a slight hint of other hop notes, such as pine and grass.
T - A subtle grapefruit flavor is out front, with mango and pineapple forming a central base, and some lemon and zest for good measure. Some sweetness balancing off the bitter notes. Delicious.
M - Clean and crisp, with very little drying.
O - A great beer experience, and one I'd sign up for again. No sign of the alcohol when drinking this one, and it is very drinkable, so be sure to pace yourself. If you like your IPA to have strong fruit without being a bomb, this is an excellent example.
01-25-2014 03:27:37 | More by Tsar_Riga
4.25/5 rDev -0.5%
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass, bottled 12/3/13
A: Light orange color with a 1/2-finger head that leaves a nice lacing
S: Wow what a pleasant smell. Pineapple, mango, papaya... just full of all kinds of tropical fruits. Backed by hints of earth, herbs and malts.
T: Tropical fruit but this adds a lot more malt up front to go with it. These continue through to the finish but add some herbal notes
M: Medium-bodied, fairly smooth
O: I like what the Galaxy hops add, and would really enjoy seeing them mingled with some that add citrus notes. Really enjoyable to drink
01-19-2014 20:57:39 | More by ONUMello
4.25/5 rDev -0.5%
A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, but left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface, a collar around the edge and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderately strong aromas of pineapples are present in the nose along with notes of other tropical fruits.
T: Following the smell, the taste has tropical flavors of pineapples and mangos along with hints of orange citrus and a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The Australian Galaxy hops used in this beer make it very unique, particular from the pineapple aromas and flavors that they impart. I really enjoyed this beer and it was also quite drinkable.
01-18-2014 19:10:43 | More by metter98
4.08/5 rDev -4.4%
12oz bottled, dated 11/22/2013, received as an extra from BA trader Moyman.
Slightly hazy, straw yellow elixir poured into SA perfect pint glass. Vigorous pour yields a two finger, white head. Thick lacing as the beer is consumed.
Heavy tropical fruits (pineapple, mango), mild spice, earth tones. Sweet malt biscuit.
The Galaxy hops are doing the solo boogie in this brew. Very fruity but not sweet, a guava or passion fruit flavor; the muted hop bitterness lingers on the palate.
Medium body, well carbonated, sooth without any alcohol coming through.
This is a nice brew overall but I prefer my IPAs to be less subtle.
01-18-2014 00:42:49 | More by CaptCleveland
4.14/5 rDev -3%
While this beer has a fair amount of hoppiness to it, it doesn't overwhelm the palate. A very tasty and refreshing beer that I enjoyed. It wasn't super fresh (a month old), so it would probably be even better (at least for hop heads) than it was. Still, I enjoyed the unique Tasmanian hop flavors and would certainly drink this again.
01-17-2014 17:40:49 | More by Beer-A-Lot
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
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