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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Ratings: 903
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 116
Gots: 74 | 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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Photo of buschbeer
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 FLUID OZ. bottle
Served in a tulip glass

A - It is lighter for an IPA. It is gold in color with a couple inches of white head. Hell, it looks almost like a pilsner.

S - The aroma has hints of mango and tangerine and even a little grapefruit.

T - The taste is pretty much the same. It starts out with some tropical fruit and orange and finishes with a slight grapefruit bitterness.

M - Moderate and very smooth for an IPA.

O - This beer was a nice pickup. I had never heard of it. It turned out to be a damn good beer. It is really smooth and easy drinking. I wish I had gotten a six pack instead of a single now.

buschbeer, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of Benvarine
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Benvarine, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of rangerred
4.26/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a fairly hazy light straw yellow with a one finger white head. Ok lacing and head retention and really the overall appearance isn't all that impressive.

The aroma on this really blows me away! i love the tropical fruit nose this one puts out. Tons of pinapple and mango but there are also some really nice Earthy undertones. A touch of dankness in there even.

The flavor just continues the tropical fruit explosion. More pineapple and mango along with that tea-like earthiness that is present in the aroma. Bitterness is on the medium to high side along with a slightly chalky mouthfeel. More stickyness in the finish than I was anticipating but it works.

Overall, a very tasty IPA. I love the Galaxy hop and it is showcased beautifully here. A really nice, unique, IPA that is worth picking up.

rangerred, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

ncaudle, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of RussBeercier
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

RussBeercier, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

WolfsbaneBloom, Nov 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

skiofpinsk, Nov 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Dilbert65, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of MacStinson
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

MacStinson, Nov 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

mizzouguy, Nov 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

instinct2, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of Zraly
4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a DFH IPA glass. Clear gold with a beautiful white head. Not the first time I've had this and each time I pour, I'm very impressed with the appearance and the gorgeous nose. Tons of tropical fruit notes waft in a very seductive way.

Really tasty pineapple and mango hop notes; Galaxy hops are a wonderful thing. Clean bitterness on the finish. Medium-bodied and nothing too complicated by the way of malt bill. Likely a simple two row pale malt; so light I don't think there is much else to it! I declare this is a likely a SMaSH beer and a mighty fine one at that. Something to be said about one malt, one hop.

Sexy-ass IPA, all the way. Delicious and good for the soul.

Zraly, Nov 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DRBiser, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

EB1, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

ygtbsm94, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

gabrielsyme, Nov 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

6thstreetbrewpub, Nov 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

skubas86, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

kustard, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Hillbilly, Nov 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DHS1029, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of Sludgeman
4.54/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

“Bottled with love” on 10/23/13. Purchased $12.99/sixer. Poured into a pint glass.

Well balanced for an IPA. Appearance is holding this beer back from greatness. 4.5

A – Pours a clear pale yellow, almost BMC-like color with a one-finger rocky white that dissipates to a thin layer. Good lacing. 3.25

S – A beautiful aroma, flora, almost perfume like. 5

T – Good bitterness up front with a slight sweetness in the finish. 4.5

MF – There is a smoothness to this beer, but it is also quite refreshing with a bit of sharpness. Medium bodied. Medium-dry finish. 4.5

Sludgeman, Nov 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

st9647v3, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Supergenious, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

DudMan, Nov 24, 2013
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 903 ratings.