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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) - The Schlafly Tap Room

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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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Ratings: 978 | Reviews: 177 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

dxbq48, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of GameFreac
5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Heard great things about this beer so I searched till I finally found a store in Nashville that had a 6 pack.

Appearance: Pours a nice yellowish with tints of orange with a finger of a white head. It's definitely filtered and you can see through it. It's pretty clear.

Smell: Smells wonderful. Sweet hops, tropical fruits, citrus, orange.

Taste - Taste is amazing. Sweet upfront mixed with a slight bitterness, then tropical fruits and a bready/malty taste at the end.

Mouthfeel: Mouthfeel is light to medium. Super drinkable. Would never know this was 7%.

Overall: One of my favorite IPAs ever. So good. I'm always looking for beers similar to Lagunitas Sucks and this isn't as good but along the same lines. Very tropical fruit-y, which I love.

GameFreac, Dec 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Flying_Moose, Dec 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

ThatOneBeerGuy, Dec 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Ursch79, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

DrRei, Jun 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

JohnDMartin, Jan 27, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -10.1%

Mattmiller21, Tuesday at 11:15 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Jarpo, Jan 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Masterhin, Nov 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

wise456, Today at 12:17 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

mizzouguy, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jpmajors, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of SomethingClever
3.81/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A: a little darker than a bud light, better lacing, not near the clarity of bud light but it's not bad

S: has a little bit of a spicey smell, pineapple, has a souring grapefruit smell I think it's the type of malts They use

T: Nice clean taste alcohol surprised by tasting the booze some pineapple and grapefruit pretty malty too but the malts compliment the bitterness

M: Lingering cloying just ok

O: I had this beer in January and older a lot older and I remember it being a lot better this beer is ok and as dad as schlafly goes pretty impressive but really it's ordinary for most other brewers. I thought this beer was better last year I'm disappointed I have 11 more bottled 9-24-14

SomethingClever, Thursday at 01:50 AM
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

PSU79, Oct 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

draimegould, Dec 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BrianCramer, Jan 29, 2013
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4.4/5  rDev +3%

Ihadbeer, Monday at 09:55 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Hawkharvs, Dec 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

vw72, Nov 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

spants, Oct 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Kaiyotee, Jan 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

UMph420, Feb 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

bigjohn, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of gunterheidrich
4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very smooth, optimal carbonation, bitterness, with a moderate finely bubbled froth/head. Not too malty either which is surprising given that it's a 7,2%. Doesn't have the typical industrial hops firebombing approach like most of the hispter microbrewed IPA:s that taste more like smoking a cigarette than drinking a beer either.

Considering 'the notes' of citrus and pineapple I'd say it looks, tastes, and smells like a meld of a good German style Hefe-Weizen and an IPA.

gunterheidrich, Jan 26, 2014
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
95 out of 100 based on 978 ratings.