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Schlafly Sessions IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room

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167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our IPA is a session IPA, a smooth golden ale packed with the bold flavor and aroma of American hops. We crafted it in the spirit of the low gravity IPAs common in the UK where the style stands for hoppy, not heavy.

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 hops as a natural preservative. Today, the term IPA is used for many full flavored beers along a wide array of recipes.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-17-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

JRosolen, Jun 18, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz can into a shaker. Packaged on April 4.

A - Crystal clear deep yellow-orange with a surprisingly large fluffy head.

S - Citrusy, grassy. Not over the top, but very nice indeed.

T - Drink. A. Ble. Very simple barley flavors with a noticeable but retrained bitterness. Major hop flavors of grapefruit.

M - Light body with a bone dry finish.

O - I can't stop drinking it. Thank goodness it's only 4.5%.

Megahertz, Apr 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Biff_Tannen, Apr 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

jaswilson2, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

CK16801, Apr 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

swisem01, Sep 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

heerboth, Feb 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

KathrynD, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

klesniew, Jan 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Zach_M, Jul 02, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Another beer thanks to Another6Pack. Cheers Trent!

A gold pour, it comes with a 2 finger head of foam and has some good sticky lacing.

Lots of citrus in the smell, some pine, a hint or 2 of tropical fruit. Oh, and there's also a mild malt presence. Good smeller.

Citrus and pine dominate the taste, good malty backbone though. It starts hoppy but not really bitter, settles in for a tick to some malty sweetness, then ends hoppy and where the most bitterness lies. Very tasty.

Kind of light bodied at times, other times it's close to medium bodied. It is thinnest in the finish. As it's only 4.5% abv, I expected something along those lines.

Tasty, smooth, easy drinking, I'm rather fond of this IPA. Another solid brew from Schlafly.

Bitterbill, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

brewerburgundy, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

jsh420, Dec 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

EgadBananas, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

dsshuck, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the can a clear, deep orange-gold color with two fingers of rich off-white head. Sticky lacing left all around the glass.

Bright aroma of of orange peel, herbs, and green grass along with notes of saltine cracker.

The taste was a spot-on match to the aroma. Orange peel, fresh grass, and herbal notes along with light onion and a table cracker-maltiness for good balance.

Medium bodied and crisp with a moderate carbonation.

This one is a winner. The perfect session beer for the spring and upcoming summer season.

Monkeyknife, Apr 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Troville1990, Sep 15, 2013
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Hanzo, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

n00blar, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

razorsdescent, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

LanceRobbins24, Oct 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

MacStinson, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

jacewg, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

JJStout83, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

AndrewMichael, Jul 27, 2013
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Schlafly Sessions IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
81 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.