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Schlafly Sessions IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room

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158 Ratings
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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.67%
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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JRosolen

New York

4.5/5  rDev +25%

06-18-2014 14:58:01 | More by JRosolen
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Megahertz

Missouri

4.28/5  rDev +18.9%

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%.

04-18-2013 19:34:15 | More by Megahertz
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Biff_Tannen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

04-15-2014 11:12:15 | More by Biff_Tannen
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

08-16-2014 11:26:47 | More by jaswilson2
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CK16801

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

04-24-2013 01:14:06 | More by CK16801
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swisem01

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

09-13-2013 19:13:55 | More by swisem01
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

02-12-2014 03:01:13 | More by heerboth
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KathrynD

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

07-30-2014 23:10:36 | More by KathrynD
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klesniew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

01-12-2014 00:41:06 | More by klesniew
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Zach_M


4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

07-02-2014 21:58:53 | More by Zach_M
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.16/5  rDev +15.6%

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.

10-13-2013 15:34:14 | More by Bitterbill
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brewerburgundy

California

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-04-2013 23:38:34 | More by brewerburgundy
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jsh420

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-13-2013 02:24:35 | More by jsh420
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-03-2013 19:16:36 | More by EgadBananas
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dsshuck

Delaware

4/5  rDev +11.1%

09-21-2013 16:39:13 | More by dsshuck
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

4/5  rDev +11.1%

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.

04-25-2013 22:35:56 | More by Monkeyknife
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.1%

09-15-2013 19:24:37 | More by Troville1990
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-14-2013 12:43:40 | More by Hanzo
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n00blar

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-17-2013 00:18:48 | More by n00blar
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-03-2013 00:50:51 | More by razorsdescent
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LanceRobbins24

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.1%

10-24-2013 03:42:58 | More by LanceRobbins24
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

10-23-2013 22:46:13 | More by MacStinson
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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

05-13-2013 01:50:40 | More by jacewg
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

01-30-2014 01:44:40 | More by JJStout83
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-27-2013 00:17:42 | More by AndrewMichael
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Schlafly Sessions IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
82 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.