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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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878 Ratings
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Ratings: 878
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 115
Gots: 64 | FT: 2
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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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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -29.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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C20Percent

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a pale-yellow with a white head of foam on top. Very tiny pieces of sediment make this slightly hazy. Good amount of bubbles in the body. Probably would get more point if the body was cleaner, but it looks good.

S: High-quality hoppy aroma. Citrus notes are off the map. Definitely picking up some other fruits as well -- tropical, maybe? Sharp. Crisp. Reminds me of Hop Notch and Corruption. Strong hops. Very nice.

T: Hoppy citrus flavor with a nice sweet malty backbone. Wonderful bitter finish. Resinous. Again, great feature here.

M: Wonderful carbonation. Oily feel. Little bit of a bite leaves it less than smooth. Medium body. Carbonation carries this features.

O: This beer stands out where it counts -- in the smell and taste. Great brew. Great hoppy flavor. Would recommend this brew to any IPA fan.

Serving type: bottle

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Iowa

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

The appearance is a beautifully clear golden hue; could probably trick some bud drinkers into trying this on appearance alone. Aroma is amazing, tropical fruits, citrus and a slightly oniony/grassy smell. Tastes like it smells, pretty much no malt present and this is all hops. Bitterness is as expected, but not overdone. Mouthfeel is pretty standard. Overall one of the better IPA's i've tried. It's amazing what IPAs come from the midwest these days; really only a handful of IPA's on the west coast that are in the same league as this beer.

I would compare this to Stone's enjoy by or toppling goliath zeelander, but this is way better than both (no competition with either in my opinion).

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elgiacomo

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottled Dec 13 2012. Served at around 40-45F.

Pours semi-hazy yellow/gold with a one finger white head that leaves lots of spots of lacing and maintains a very good cap.

Aroma is nice lemon citrus, pineapple, somewhat grassy and floral, biscuit, doughy malt. Very good strength.

Flavor is lemon citrus, pineapple, grassy, floral hops, grapefruit rind, tropical fruit, malt is light and unobtrusive, cracker, bread, biscuit. Minimal sweetness, very good bitterness, some alcohol on the finish. Very dry.

Mouthfeel is light/medium bodied, good carbonation.

Wow, this is some awesome stuff! Very hoppy, unbalanced, just the way I like it. Love pineapple in my IPAs and this delivers. Reminds me a bit of a baby Founders Double Trouble.

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4.39/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great IPA. Tropical and Citrus hops explosion. Pours an almost clear lager gold color with a little hint of yellow haze. Nice size white head and persistent rings of lacing. Good looking beer. Good citrus hops aroma. Taste is really outstanding. Citrus and tropical fruit...(mango) and outstanding bitterness. Legend put out a DIPA like this in 2011, featuring a tropical fruit aspect (the 2012 version is a waste). Really outstanding flavor and bitterness.

Mouthfeel is rich and crisp. There is a softness to it (kind of like Blind Pig) that I like. Plenty bitter, but not over the top.

This is a really outstanding IPA. Hope Grape and Gourmet has more of it. Schlafly does a nice job on most of their beers. This one is really worth your while.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S: Huge passionfruit, lychee, some dankness, very sweet smelling

L: Slightly hazy golden yellow, creamy white head with decent retention.

T: Passionfruit sweetness up front with a clean maltiness. Medium high, fruity bitterness leading to a fruity resinous. Malt provides support and slight sweetness in the background. Finishes semi-dry with hop bitterness and slight passionfruit.

M: Medium bodied, medium carbonation, refreshing.

Just a complete passionfruit bomb without being overwhelming. It's amazing such a simple single malt, single hop beer could be this flavorful. One of the best IPA's i've had in a while and great showcase for galaxy hops.

Serving type: bottle

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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
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