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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

881 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 881
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 115
Gots: 68 | FT: 2
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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01-19-2014 21:19:40 | More by fellowrs
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ONUMello

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 20:57:39 | More by ONUMello
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metter98

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 19:10:43 | More by metter98
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DJB2231

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-18-2014 13:34:40 | More by DJB2231
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 00:42:49 | More by CaptCleveland
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-17-2014 17:45:02 | More by gr8zehaman
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.14/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2014 17:40:49 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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snansel

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-17-2014 04:23:15 | More by snansel
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-16-2014 23:32:59 | More by BullBearHawk
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ncelauro

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-16-2014 18:43:16 | More by ncelauro
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stearns16

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-16-2014 15:56:22 | More by stearns16
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Skillz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-14-2014 23:52:25 | More by Skillz
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HotSam

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-14-2014 22:34:57 | More by HotSam
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-13-2014 05:37:44 | More by mychalg9
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-13-2014 00:39:01 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-13-2014 00:33:23 | More by kjkinsey
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tjrowetn

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-12-2014 19:57:14 | More by tjrowetn
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-12-2014 19:29:36 | More by mfl620ks
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured an orangey color ale with a rather large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of fruity and tropical hoppy notes with some light sweet notes. Taste is also dominated by some nice tropical and fruity notes with some light residual sugar notes. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Solid use of hops form down –under countries.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 19:17:16 | More by Phyl21ca
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huysmans

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-12-2014 13:20:07 | More by huysmans
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Jeffo

Netherlands

4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cool bottle from Claaark13. Cheers dude!

From a bottle into a snifter
Bottled 5 November 2013 at 16:11

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, white tan head with good retention. Perfectly clear sunglow yellow in color with no carbonation evident. Head fades to a half wisp though only a ring remains with touches of lacing down the glass. This one is too yellow; not attractive for the style.

SMELL: Strong aroma of citrus, lemon, orange peel, mango and apricot. Pineapple and grapefruit as well. Really fruity and citrusy, with light notes of honey sweetness. Label says lots of citrus and they weren't lying.

TASTE: More citrus fruits up front with honey sweetness and some herbal flavors. Apricot, pineapple, mango, orange, and citrus lemon and grapefruit bitterness at the swallow. A long and bold aftertaste is bitter with plenty of citrus fruit flavors. Fresh up front and lots of flavorful fruit and bitterness after the swallow, though a touch more malty sweetness would make it perfect.

PALATE: Medium body, light on the palate, with medium levels of carbonation. Creamy enough, goes down smooth and finishes quite dry. Some bitterness lingers.

OVERALL: This one showcases lots of citrus hops, fruit flavors and some impressive bitterness as well. The nose is great and the flavor is lovely, though it lacks some caramel-sweet malt flavor up front and sweetness on the finish for me. Wonderful hops here, but the malt is lacking, which was evident by the lack of color here. Still, an awesome beer that I was happy to try. Cheers claaark13. Always a pleasure.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 11:16:11 | More by Jeffo
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-12-2014 05:06:11 | More by BlueMoon10
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markhobbs1

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Mrprescott

Kentucky

4.61/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A sweeter IPA with tangerine nose and flavor. Outstanding. Had so much of it, I'm starting to burn out on it. It's a litte sweet. Light slightly cloudy. Excellent on tap and almost as good in the bottle. 95 is an accurate rating. Has a thick head for a lighter colored beer. Very drinkable. Not as shandy as the Founders All Day IPA, which has more of a grapefruit flavor. Clearly one of my favorite beers.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 22:40:39 | More by Mrprescott
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.84/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle from zrab11 (thanks man!). Bottled 10/29/13. Served in a Clown Shoes snifter.

Pours a vibrant orange hued golden with two fingers of fluffy white head. The foam is slow to fade and leaves large cakes of lace.

Smells of oranges, flower petals and bready sweet malt.

Nice array of flavors include orange, mandarin, lemon zest, mango, cracker, pepper, bread and floral pine.

Light-to-medium body with lively carbonation. Bittersweet orange marmalade and pine finish.

A familiar but distinctly different citrus hop character. Quite enjoyable and worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 17:22:58 | More by ThickNStout
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 881 ratings.