Schlafly American IPA | The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly American IPASchlafly American IPA
1,097 Ratings
Schlafly American IPASchlafly American IPA

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States

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

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bottled 1/21/14
The beer pours a light amber color with a foamy off-white head that laces and provides a thin blanketing throughout drinking. The nose is hop-forward, fruity, and has a slight booziness. Potent hops dominate the beer's taste with flavors reminiscent of pineapple, pine needles and possibly some mango, but not much distinct citrus (hint of grapefruit?). This beer has a medium body, with overwhelming hops upfront, both fresh and fruity, a modest malty sweetness, mild ethanol presence, and a semi-dry, grapefruit rind, bitter finish. This beer packs a a fresh, hoppy wallop and despite a slightly abrasive lingering finish, drinks quite well.

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Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 1,097 ratings
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