Schlafly American IPA | The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly American IPASchlafly American IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our American IPA gets its bold hop flavor from 100% American hops and its deep gold and full body from pale and crystal malted barley. A blend of Amarillo, Centennial and Simcoe hop varietals imparts AIPA with bitterness and prominent aromas of citrus and fruit. Our brewers select these hops on an annual pilgrimage to the hop farms of Pacific Northwest.

IPAs (India Pale Ales) 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.

65 IBU

Added by Vancer on 09-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,340
Reviews:
260
Ratings:
1,101
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
170
Trade:
1
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Photo of wmscottsimpsonjr
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gold with thick, unending, frothy head of cream. Smells of pine, citrus, floral. The flavor is a nice balance of the same with just the right amount of malt. Lightly bittered for the style, and the 7.2% of alcohol is barely noticeable. Light, yet thick and coating mouthfeel. Slightly sweet.

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Photo of bcsbeer
3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DigitGrowler
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHopsman
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nausicaa-taos
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Behind the Expo, this is Schlafly's finest consistent offering. It's heavy without being a hoppy bog. A generous helping of malts gives more than enough space for some florals to burst through mid-taste.

It meshes with any season and is a rare IPA in that it is drinkable by the small handful.

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Photo of deansellers
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonld23
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of berdman92
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Curt3
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of frykid
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dukeandduke
3.47/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

6/18/17 (Round Lake). 12 oz bottle poured into standard pint glass. Light copper pour, thin white head. Strong hops aroma.Very bitter, pleasant taste offset by a slight citrus taste. Strong mouth presence light carbonation. Overall good beer.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JeffSK
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kbret
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very drinkable aipa. Schlafly got it right on this one. I enjoy the balance of the hop varieties.

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Photo of Suds
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This brew is a hazy golden color with a white, frothy head. The aroma is of herbal hops, mixed with citrus. Fruit heavy scents. The taste is lightly sweet, with notable pale malt, and plenty of hops. Medium bitterness, but the citrus notes continue. Full in body and drinkable. Spicy hop finish.

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Photo of porters4life
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of threesignificantstarfish
4.71/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bluedevil22
4.52/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LaurenLM
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my absolute favorite IPA! It's actually the beer that turned me on to IPAs. The fruit and citrus flavors in this beer are amazing and there is a hint of pine flavor as well.

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Photo of Timtac
3.56/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.76/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandonvlansdown
3.29/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 1,101 ratings