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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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889 Ratings
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Ratings: 889
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 118
Gots: 71 | 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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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured from tap into snifter at the bottleworks in stl. Pours a clear golden with a thin head. The look is its biggest downfall. Smell is just amazing. Sweet citrus hops. Pineapple and cotton candy just fill the nose. Wow.
Taste is just like it smells and is fantastic. Add a bit of malt to the aromas and boom...tipa.
So smooth and creamy...the mouthfeel is just perfect. Wow. What a superb beer!
Its just one malt and one hop but wow what a fantastic brew.

11-13-2012 23:56:54 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Brent

Kentucky

4.4/5  rDev +3%

This is one of those rare beers where, as soon as you take the first sip, you start worrying about getting back to the store to buy more before they run out.

Pour was a ruby/orange with a tight head. Hops lose not time getting out of the gate with a warm aroma of citrus fruits. Up front a touch acidic awash with a plethora of citrus-oriented hops notes - grapefruit, tangerine and blood orange. A veritable fruit bowl of hops without any fruity-qualities to the beer itself. Mid-caramel malt shows up toward the middle, never trying to upstage the hops. Finish is lingering with a firm bittering. ETOH lends the barest touch of white pepper at the finish.

Highly hopped, but not for the sake of hopping itself - an excellent example of citrus-centric hops. If you see it, buy it.

11-13-2012 22:33:49 | More by Brent
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rodkin

New York

3.93/5  rDev -8%

Bottled on 11/7/12.

Pours a clear light golden color, with visible carbonation and a fluffy 2-finger off-white head. Nice lacing, too. This is a gorgeous beer.

Smell is big on tropical fruits. Pinapple, mango, some peach, orange and mandarin, a light biscuity malt backbone. Ever so slightly skunky. On tap this was ridiculously pungent - kind of reminded me of Zombie Dust. In bottles, it's a bit less so, though it opens up as it warms.

Taste is a grainy biscuity malt backbone, with some nice hop profile. A lot of the same flavors as the smell, but they're somewhat muted. Finishes with a nice warmth.

Mouthfeel is excellent. Light, well carbonated, tingly. No complaints at all.

This is a solid IPA. It's a fun hop. Let it warm before you drink it, though, and have it on tap if at all possible. This review is for the bottle, but on tap this beer is a whole different beast.

11-13-2012 05:41:33 | More by rodkin
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damngoode

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-13-2012 02:30:15 | More by damngoode
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mmattiso


4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-12-2012 20:15:30 | More by mmattiso
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-12-2012 04:28:07 | More by mendvicdog
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev -0.9%

A-Clear orange, some carbonation and one finger head.

S-Good deal of hops, citrus, grass, balanced out with caramel and other malts.

T-Great balance. Starts with caramel, grass, citrus, orange. Ends with nice bitterness. Most likely as close to Nugget Nectar as you'll get.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation, velvety.

O-A great brew, wonderful balance, how an IPA with a lot of Red Ale malts should be made.

11-11-2012 23:53:08 | More by rlee1390
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craft_shannie

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-11-2012 22:57:56 | More by craft_shannie
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Hellpop65

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

11-11-2012 21:56:27 | More by Hellpop65
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-11-2012 21:23:12 | More by 59rockabilly
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Beezee

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-11-2012 03:46:14 | More by Beezee
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peabody

Kentucky

4.4/5  rDev +3%

Pours out a really clear bubbly yellow with 1/2 finger of white suds. Lacing around the glass occurs.
Smell is mango and pineapple with lemon peel and sharp piney hop. No alcohol here but there is a burn at the end of the aroma that is probably hops and not the alcohol.
Taste is sharp citrus and grapefruit rind with lemon peel and dark piney hops. No alcohol flavor here either.
Mouthfeel is very dry. The only thing left is a blackness that is the floral hops and the slight hint of the 7.2%.
Overall this is a great beer from a So So brewery. Haven't liked much from Schlafly but this is one of the better IPA's out there.. Bravo Schlafly!!

11-11-2012 01:52:56 | More by peabody
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rudy0908

Missouri

3/5  rDev -29.7%

11-11-2012 01:13:12 | More by rudy0908
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username

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-11-2012 00:57:36 | More by username
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FlussigkeitMut

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-10-2012 23:54:08 | More by FlussigkeitMut
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ortie

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-10-2012 04:39:12 | More by ortie
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Gladius270

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +13.6%

A- Pale yellow with a nice, white head. Ring of foam remains throughout the drink, leaving behind white lacing throughout.

S- Sweet citrus, passion fruit, slight Simcoe-like cat box. Very faint toasted malts, and the faint smell of alcohol.

T- Very sweet passion fruit, and a huge range of citrus. I also catch a bit of a melon flavor in there. The bitterness is smooth and it hangs around. Slight boozy taste as it warms. The slight malt taste eventually starts to come through, but the hops are front and center.

M- Feels sticky and oily, coating the mouth. Feels great, and really enforces that sweet taste.

O- I am a huge fan of this brew from Schlafly. One of the best IPA's I've had to date, as the bitterness isn't oppressive and the hops taste absolutely fantastic. Well done, in my opinion.

11-10-2012 02:21:48 | More by Gladius270
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-09-2012 23:49:04 | More by GaryMarkle84
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-09-2012 20:54:49 | More by WoodburyMN
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Appearance: pours a straw golden pilsener color with a.quick fading head. Good lacing.

Nose: galaxy is supposedly new Zealand grown Citra and it smells like it. Tropical citrus with a mild grassy undertone. Hops are the star.

Taste: really, really good. Light, pale malt. Hops steal the show. Slightly sweet. Very tropical and citrusy with that same slight grassiness. Bitterness is present but relatively low. Obviously big on the late hop additions and dry hop.

Feel: well-carbed. Light to medium body.

Overall: delicious. Great showcase for a great hop. The hops are the star and they really perform.

11-09-2012 19:06:01 | More by jacewg
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mrsp1107

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-09-2012 00:39:37 | More by mrsp1107
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NeutronMan

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-08-2012 03:26:46 | More by NeutronMan
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rfbenavi80

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-08-2012 01:25:43 | More by rfbenavi80
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John1985

Tennessee

4.23/5  rDev -0.9%

Ale pours a medium yellow with a small white head that laces down the pint glass. Bright citrus aroma, taste of citrus, balanced with sweet malt and a slightly dry bitter finish. No alcohol in the flavor which makes this dangerously sessionable. Very delicious and well made.

11-08-2012 01:16:45 | More by John1985
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18%

11-07-2012 09:14:18 | More by Beeradelphia
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 889 ratings.