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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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896 Ratings
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Ratings: 896
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 118
Gots: 72 | 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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siege06nd

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev -4%

From bottle to Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass...

A. Pours relatively light in color for an IPA. Straw gold with darker hues around the edges. About a half finger of offwhite head that settles to a quarter finger. Lacing is thick and consistent.

S. Some nice tangerine and orange zest blended with a heavy does of grassy, herbal notes. Not the most complex nose for an IPA, but simplicity is not always a bad thing. While it's less lush, dank, floral, and tropical than its maltier cousins, this beer hits the right notes and hints at a crispness and lightness that a lot of IPAs lack.

T. Orange zest, tangerine, grapefruit, a little bit of pinecone, grassiness, herbal notes, some cracker-like malt. Very nice flavors.

M. This is the truly special part of this beer. Balance is really nice, with a significant punch of hoppy flavor, but also some nice, dry yeastiness and biscuit notes from the malt profile. Nothing overwhelms here, and I think it's a special achievement that this has the flavor of an IPA but the lightness of a pilsner. The 7.2% ABV is remarkably well-hidden...I'd say I was drinking a much lower ABV if I didn't know any better. High marks here.

O. A very unique and well-crafted IPA. The Tasmanian hops are certainly interesting, and give this a minerality and dryness that is unique for the style. Even more impressive is the biscuity malt profile which gives this an almost pilsner-like quality. It won't knock your socks off, but it is certainly unique and of high quality. I dug this quite a bit.

10-26-2013 17:50:38 | More by siege06nd
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-18-2013 03:13:36 | More by FUwolfpacker
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-28-2013 21:49:08 | More by JohnParadee
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-02-2013 04:34:41 | More by Kahlerbock
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sirsteve42

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-14-2014 01:04:00 | More by sirsteve42
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-26-2013 05:30:13 | More by apasternak
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +0.7%

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a really nice clear gold color with about a finger of soapy white head, medium lacing around the side.
S - Lots of pine and citrus, then you get some pineapple with some mild pale malt and a hint of rye, and slightly grassy.
T - Big fruit flavors, tangerine, orange, a touch of white grape, some pineapple, a really mild pale malt to bring it all together, some pine bitterness on the end.
M - Very dry, but still crisp and not overpowering.
O - Outstaing IPA, glad I could finally have this after hearing so much about it. The taste on this has a ton of flavor, and to think its single hopped with galaxy makes it that much better.

11-03-2013 00:05:39 | More by Omnium
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-08-2013 21:23:25 | More by starrdogg
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-27-2013 18:36:49 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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jaymo18

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-25-2014 00:41:14 | More by jaymo18
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Eriktheipaman

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-24-2012 01:01:57 | More by Eriktheipaman
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-29-2012 14:33:19 | More by Soneast
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-06-2013 06:57:16 | More by facesnorth
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-24-2013 23:20:12 | More by Jamison85
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-24-2012 02:20:00 | More by jwat
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-02-2013 16:24:34 | More by Mikecap
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masterofsparks

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-01-2014 00:22:20 | More by masterofsparks
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-24-2013 23:31:51 | More by MaseFace
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oldvines

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-28-2012 22:27:43 | More by oldvines
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CGMLS3

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-02-2013 02:37:56 | More by CGMLS3
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

12-01-2013 20:29:35 | More by PA-Michigander
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MastaShonuf

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

12-23-2013 07:34:11 | More by MastaShonuf
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match1112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-03-2013 00:24:42 | More by match1112
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-22-2013 00:00:33 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.03/5  rDev -5.6%

12oz bottle sent by dope (thanks man!) poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint...

A: Pours straw-like but is clear pale gold in the glass (and nearly orange at that)...huge fluffy white head leaves some nice layers of lacing...beautiful.

S: Pretty floral citrus aromas...definite tangerine with fruity hints of pine and grapefruit essence...biscuity pale malt character is buried, with a faint toasted edge...maybe some earthy notes and faint lemon as well.

T: Lemon, pine, citrus, grapefruit, and crackery malt...the citrus is pretty unique to me, can't quite put my finger on it...more tangerine? Slight fruity sweetness and possibly some caramel compete with the hop bitterness.

MF: Crisp medium-light body with decent dryness and good carbonation.

O: Its a decent IPA but I think if the citrus hop flavors were a little stronger I would have liked it even more.

12-13-2012 16:43:53 | More by Scotchboy
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 896 ratings.