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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Ratings: 1,097
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 121
Gots: 130 | FT: 4
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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Sean9689, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jtd335, Jan 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

craftbrew502, Jan 07, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- 2 cm white, thick head. distorted, transparent, yellow-orange color. Crisp.

Aroma-Smells of citrus. Strong grapefruit and hint of lychee juice. Also some peach notes. Could be some pine in there, but that might be because I was looking at a christmas tree...

Taste-Yes. Citrus up front being mostly grapefruit. Aroma expands and fills the mouth. Once down tarty bitterness hangs with a resiny, malty finish. Tastes like it smells

Mouthfeel- medium to light. not full bodied by any means. sessionable beer.

Overall- great to try a different hop variety. I'd say Schlafly did a very good job with this one. i'd definitely have it again

SCbrewdoc, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

deweese, Jan 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

terrafirma, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

TheArmadillo, Jan 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

rwilde, Jan 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BigDE, Jan 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

claaark13, Jan 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

sendsilk, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of champ103
3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Flying Saucer in Little Rock, AR

A: Pours a clear golden/orange/amber color. A two finger white head forms, and gently recedes. Good lace is left behind.
S: Wow, there is a huge fresh cut grass aroma. Ridiculously fresh, and floral aromas. Piny hops and grapefruit bitterness lingers. An awesome nose.
T: Follows the nose with a big fresh, floral, cut grass flavor. That is very enjoyable. Resiny and piny in the finish, which might be just a bit to much. Overall, enjoyable.
M/D: A medium to full body. Medium carbonation. Though a big resiny character detracts a bit. Not hard to drink, though with the resinous character and alcohol makes this a sipper.

This is not a huge beer, but just enough resinous body and alcohol to make this a sipper. Still very enjoyable, even for the non hop head. Plenty of hops, but not overbearing. Again, enjoyable.

champ103, Jan 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -35.6%

Punkyg0608, Jan 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

DooshBagalow, Jan 04, 2013
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4.68/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden orange. Nice 2 inch head. Fantastic hoppy citrusy smell. Loads of orange and tangerine. The taste is incredible. Loads of citrus. Loads of hops. Mouthfeel is full, very carbonated. Overall, this is by far my favorite beer of 2012. I can drink this for breakfast every day. You must buy this beer. If you don't, you will regret it.

1Adam12, Jan 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

evilcatfish, Jan 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

NearTheGrove, Jan 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

thewimperoo, Jan 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

EdgeBrewHouse, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of AmitC
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it earlier and having it now with all the time in the world. Bottle dated 12/13/2012, so it is still very fresh.

Appearance: Pours absolutely pale in color. Almost clear. some minor haze due to dry hopping. A good one finger thick head of off-white color that fades to a small thin layer that persists well. Excellent lacing that sticks really well. Some bubbles.

Aroma: All citrus, flowery and grassy aroma that stays well but keeps fading. When opening the bottle, a burst of flowery hop aroma enters the nose.

Flavor: Nice bitterness of galaxy hops upfront, good malt backbone and delicious bitter finish. Some raw mango touch, herbal and grassy. Front part of the nose is left with an altogether different sensation. Raging and numb at the same time. Nice flavor overall. No sweetness throughout. Somewhat oily feel. Aftertaste is full of bitterness that is nice and strong.

Mouth feel: Light to slightly medium feel. Moderate carbonation. Hope derived astringency. Nice, easy and smooth.

Good IPA overall. Nothing out of the box but worth trying nonetheless. It is fairly close to Zombie Dust, as someone said while giving it to me the first time.

Style Rate: 4.25
Personal Rate: 4.25

AmitC, Jan 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

PthPndr, Jan 01, 2013
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 1,097 ratings.