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Schlafly Sessions IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Sessions IPASchlafly Sessions IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

157 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-16-2014 22:05:39 | More by CrummyLuke
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tclipse

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-16-2014 20:55:38 | More by tclipse
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-08-2014 18:52:15 | More by mikeburd1128
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-08-2014 07:51:31 | More by KevMo84
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RyanSBrennan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

06-07-2014 02:16:22 | More by RyanSBrennan
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Midwestbrew18

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-03-2014 00:12:04 | More by Midwestbrew18
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hoponit

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-26-2014 13:38:41 | More by hoponit
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Kevin72

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-21-2014 18:12:01 | More by Kevin72
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-20-2014 22:47:27 | More by dreichus
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

2.33/5  rDev -35.5%

My sister brought this back from St. Louis

Clear gold with a thin head. Smells like lemon and grassy hop but that fades quickly and leaves a bland golden ale pale malt eh in its wake. Taste is a again initially lemongrass hops but once that fades the mildly caramel malt and and subtle bitter in back give an expired apple juice impression. Kinda bubbly.

30 ibus will stretch only so far. Well thanks for thinking of me sis just the same.

05-16-2014 23:53:47 | More by donkeyrunner
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-11-2014 18:40:59 | More by kybeerdrinker
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%

A: Pours a clear gold with a creamy, thin whitish head.

S: Aromas of sweet orange, cream, biscuit, crackers, lemon, lime, pine, and herbs are present on the nose.

T: Notes of cream, biscuits, crackers, caramel, herbs, pine, sweet orange, lemon, and lime wash across the palate. The finish is clipped and somewhat sweet with pronounced notes of cream, orange, and biscuit.

M: Light-to-medium in body and slick. Carbonation is crisp, yet gentle. A little heavier than I would normally expect a session ale to be.

O: A solid session ale to be sure, but really nothing out of the ordinary. Compared to many of the session IPAs on the market, this one is a bit sweet for my taste, though, overall, one could do far, far worse.

05-10-2014 14:33:00 | More by mrfrancis
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.34/5  rDev -7.5%

A: Pours a clear medium golden yellow in color with light to moderate amounts of fine carbonation that moves very slowly from the bottom of the glass (almost looking like they are in suspension) and faint hints of honey colored highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy light beige head that reduces to a large patch of very thin film with a couple of small slightly thicker patches of film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of very lightly toasted biscuit malts underneath a light to moderate aroma of citrus/grapefruit pith and herbal hops.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of slightly sweet grainy and toasted biscuit malts. That is followed by moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit pith and herbal hops. Light amounts of bitterness in the finish.

M: Light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Definitely sessionable as the body is very light as is the aroma and taste - I wish there was a little more to the aroma of this beer but it was easy to drink.

05-09-2014 01:13:52 | More by dbrauneis
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-05-2014 17:58:54 | More by ArtZan
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -7.5%

Another beer courtesy of the creator of the canquest, woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light tannish color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell has some hops, a touch of malts. Taste is piney hops, a bit of malts, kind of light and subdued for the style. Feels light in the mouth and overall, while not a bad beer, is kind of lacking any punch.

04-30-2014 04:54:15 | More by tone77
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-29-2014 20:02:19 | More by atrocity
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-27-2014 22:35:47 | More by Nichols33
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-27-2014 15:26:42 | More by thatoneguymike
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Missouri

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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Schlafly Sessions IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
82 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.