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
Ratings:
1,089
Reviews:
258
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Photo of FanofHefe
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite Schlafly beers. Served on-tap at the Schlafly Tap Room in a nonic pint. Light amber/dark yellow body that is hazy with a two-finger white head. Decent retention and good lacing.

Great hop aroma of citrus, pine, grass. Grapefruit dominant in the citrus and just a hint of sweet malt in the background.

Excellent mix of flavors with the nice bitter hop tastes up front and the sweet caramel malt following. The flavors follow the aroma on the hop side with just a hint more orange and floral notes in the flavor. Super flavor blend for an IPA.

Medium mouthfeel with the oily hop characteristics. Very glad this is back out again this year and looking forward to enjoying this as much as possible. Highly recommend to anyone who can obtain it.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at Meridian Pint DC into a shaker pint glass.

A white cream off white head is poured with some very fast rising carbs in the body. Body is almost orange but mostly a dull dark yellow perhaps pale amber. Good lacing is visible while drinking, looks good to go, have to admit that body color is very interesting.

Giant fruit apricot on the nose, with peach, and a faint citrus hop bent. There's even some slight honey notes here. Fantastic.

Upon taste is a quick malt sweetness, but then that apricot takes over along with it's hop citrus notes in the palate. Great sweet fruit of apricot, peaches, with a mouthwatering finish of honey and lingering sweet without the syrupy thickness. Just a bit sweet though, could tone just down an inch.

Overall, exceptional drink here. Love the feel, nose and just great tasting brew. Goes down like nothing and so tasty.

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4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh citrus hops with a lingering bitter finish. A must try for any IPA fan.

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4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a widemouthed tulip, deep orange color, slightly hazy. thin white head, looks good.

nose is tangerines, grapefruit, lemon, pretty much a bouquet of great american hops.

big citrus hop flavor in the taste, tangerines, slight lemon rind, really delicious. tastes like sweet tangerines with just a balancing hint of bitterness. this beer really nails it. although this really reminds me of tangerines, the hop flavor is so complex. tropical and citrus fruit balanced

mouthfeel is medium bodied, not too thin. pretty drinkable. this is a great ipa. up there with sculpin and headhunter. tons of hop complexity balanced by a touch of sweetness. gotta stock up on this while it's out.

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4.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
4.02 out of 5 based on 1,089 ratings.
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