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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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978 Ratings
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Ratings: 978
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 120
Gots: 101 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
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%

ZombiesAteMyDog, Oct 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

facesnorth, Nov 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

FUwolfpacker, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

sirsteve42, Feb 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

oldvines, Dec 28, 2012
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

ryanpj, Nov 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

bmur112, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of beagle75
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draft service into a goblet at The Flying Saucer in Kansas City.

A: Clear, medium golden color with one finger of diminishing white foam head. Heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: Hops are featured in the smell, though not as intensely as the flavor might suggest. Mostly floral with pithy grapefruit.

T: Begins dry, with pungent tropical fruit that is over-ripe and funky. Crackery malt follows into the middle, austere in the wake of the early hops assault. Aromatics never fade entirely, tasting alternately green-herbaceous oniony, and awesomely funky. Acidity is moderate the transition, as is bitterness at the end. Slight phenolic taste is revealed as the beer warms in the glass.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, slightly acidic on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: A fine IPA featuring a very modern hops profile. Galaxy hops are not wasted here, although they do not appear as clean as they could be. This beer presents a different experience when bottled, with a much fruitier nose that will require a separate review.

beagle75, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of Omnium
4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Omnium, Nov 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

captainbearcat, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of TheSarge
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured this into a standard pint glass and the brew makes a good two finger thick bright white head, with a cleanly filtered body that is a golden white color. Looks kind of like a Kristalweizen.

The aroma is very citrus in the way of lemonade... Almost smells like a Shandy. There is some pine, but almost smells like Sprite altogether with odd soapy fragrances.

Taste wise it's grainy huskiness with some lemon, and a hint of caramel.

Oddly feels medium in body, which makes this 7.2% a sleeper and can creep on you very stealthily.

TheSarge, Oct 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MNBeerGeek, Nov 22, 2013
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4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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!!

peabody, Nov 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Kahlerbock, Mar 02, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-nice cloudy gold with a nice frothy white head

S-an awesome scent of tropical fruits and fresh hops. Not such a great strength though. Fairly subtle.

T-comes in with a really decent flavor of tropical fruits and hops. Really it's like a hoppy fruit punch. It's a good mix of the two, though I'd like to see a stronger hops presence. It's really not bitter too much either, only a little bit in the after-taste. It's a fun tasting beer though.

M-dry medium carbonation with a dry finish

O-it's a good IPA. A lot of focus on the fruitiness which isn't a terrible turn from the norm. Even still, I'd prefer a bit more bitterness and hoppiness. An easy drinker for sure. Go out and try some!

AdamBear, Nov 26, 2012
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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.