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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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884 Ratings
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Ratings: 884
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.35%
Wants: 115
Gots: 70 | FT: 2
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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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.78/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dude, this stuff is off the hook!

Served in a Schlafly tulip.

A: Poured about as clear as it can get, apricot in color, and with a soft, yet sticky, white head that clung to the glass.

S: Totally Galaxy, through and through. Reminded me of a saison I dry-hopped with Galaxy a couple of years ago, only much, much better. Fruity, hoppy, POW!!

T: Nice hop character, but this one is straight up Island of Hawaii stuff: Orange, mango, and pineapple. Love it!

M: The carbonation was perfect for the style, the beer was somewhat on the sweet side, but still not candy-like, and it was just a flat out drinkable brew any way you cut it.

O: I'm a big fan of Schlafly and of the man himself (so kind to us military folks). However, this one needs no fanboy-dom to find the awesomeness. Amazing!

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 20:33:45 | More by Chaney
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

02-05-2013 16:56:38 | More by Jspriest
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

02-18-2013 05:29:32 | More by DarthKostrizer
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-21-2012 01:28:08 | More by MSandahl23
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-01-2013 00:51:50 | More by ncaudle
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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sweet fruity spicy hop aroma. Unique and pleasant. Some hops oils but without any excess.
Quite pale and rather cloudy. Very white head, fizzy and settles out with a bit of time.
Interesting and complex hop flavors. Still fruity, a little less spicy and a greater sense of "green" and vegetative (but not unpleasant. Again some hop oil intensity, but not too excess or distaste. Malt is really in the background and there appears to be little to no crystal and it's a flatter duller background, like primarily pale malt and little else. This is a hop show. A little touch of alcohol.
Moderate body and carbonated well.
This is a solid and enjoyable beer. Unique and interesting hop flavor and done very nicely.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 02:09:37 | More by garymuchow
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-13-2012 23:56:54 | More by DrinkSlurm
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-19-2013 18:29:12 | More by mdillon86
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-05-2012 19:54:40 | More by Gatordaddy
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

02-25-2013 22:09:47 | More by RedneckBeerz
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

02-01-2014 04:20:41 | More by threedaggers
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-03-2013 19:23:27 | More by millerbuffoon
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Jeffo

Netherlands

4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cool bottle from Claaark13. Cheers dude!

From a bottle into a snifter
Bottled 5 November 2013 at 16:11

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, white tan head with good retention. Perfectly clear sunglow yellow in color with no carbonation evident. Head fades to a half wisp though only a ring remains with touches of lacing down the glass. This one is too yellow; not attractive for the style.

SMELL: Strong aroma of citrus, lemon, orange peel, mango and apricot. Pineapple and grapefruit as well. Really fruity and citrusy, with light notes of honey sweetness. Label says lots of citrus and they weren't lying.

TASTE: More citrus fruits up front with honey sweetness and some herbal flavors. Apricot, pineapple, mango, orange, and citrus lemon and grapefruit bitterness at the swallow. A long and bold aftertaste is bitter with plenty of citrus fruit flavors. Fresh up front and lots of flavorful fruit and bitterness after the swallow, though a touch more malty sweetness would make it perfect.

PALATE: Medium body, light on the palate, with medium levels of carbonation. Creamy enough, goes down smooth and finishes quite dry. Some bitterness lingers.

OVERALL: This one showcases lots of citrus hops, fruit flavors and some impressive bitterness as well. The nose is great and the flavor is lovely, though it lacks some caramel-sweet malt flavor up front and sweetness on the finish for me. Wonderful hops here, but the malt is lacking, which was evident by the lack of color here. Still, an awesome beer that I was happy to try. Cheers claaark13. Always a pleasure.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 11:16:11 | More by Jeffo
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

02-25-2013 00:30:13 | More by duff247
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-24-2013 05:05:01 | More by st9647v3
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pale gold body, good clarity, steady carbonation streams, topped by four fingers of white micro bubbles of all sizes. Good thorough drippy lace. This could sneak up on the non-craft drinker because it looks like an excellent pour of an America Lager.

Terrific fruity aroma, take your pick, mango, tangerine, grapefruit. It's a cornucopia.

Nice light semi-sweet foundation. Juicy fruit squirting all over the mouth. Mild bitter snap at the swallow. Light fruity finish.

Light medium smooth mouthfeel.

A very good seasonal IPA. Big fan of galaxy hops, and they are used well here.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2013 19:00:13 | More by RonfromJersey
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear gold body under a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is nicely hoppy, very citrusy and fruity with a minimal malt influence. This aroma is all about the hops. The flavor is really juicy and fruity up front, but there’s still a fairly sufficient amount of bitterness as well. Nice lingering hoppiness on the finish. Fairly light, but decently dry and doughy malt backbone. Light bodied with soft fizzy carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 13:19:49 | More by jbaker67
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11%

02-16-2014 15:09:19 | More by thatoneguymike
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

01-02-2013 15:48:46 | More by thewimperoo
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

12-26-2012 02:44:59 | More by DonFrap
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-16-2012 19:45:49 | More by 2dogbrew
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Brew33

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

10-20-2013 02:12:27 | More by Brew33
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 23:53:08 | More by rlee1390
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-06-2012 19:41:38 | More by hilgart1
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.5%

12-24-2012 07:40:07 | More by schopenhauerale
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 884 ratings.