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:
1,085
Reviews:
257
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
164
For Trade:
1
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Photo of doowhat
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scott2269
3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.83/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
3.1/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tyecko
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Branlott42
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmd1978
4.52/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazey pale orange color with tiny head. Nose citrus strong with grapefruit, piney, and tropical fruits. Tastes grapefruit, orange peel, resin, notes of piney hops and hint of bready malt. Finish lingers on the palate. This is my favorite beer of their lineup. I get it fresh because of where I live so it's a fantastic IPA to drink when you get the chance!

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Photo of Harrison8
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque, and hazy orange-yellow with a white medium-sized head. Head retention is moderately-strong, with a few rings of lacing. Aroma is very citrus forward with specific notes of lemon zest and orange peel. Additionally, resin hops and underlying malt sweetness give it a pronounced and fine aroma. The flavor is big, and opens with orange peel and resin hops. The decaying flavor gives notes of lemon zest, pine hops, and dry malts. While the flavor opens up really nice, it sorta settles in and isn't so good at the finish. Mouth feel is slightly sticky, with a hefty level of carbonation. It has a medium-thin consistency as well. Overall, it's beer that has some nice flavorful and aromatic notes, but doesn't finish well. Certainly not a bad beer, and it is on the more hearty side, but definitely not the smoothest option out there.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of juicebox
3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spacecake9
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter.
A - Pours an opaque orange with a 1 inch head, lots of lacing.
S - Very pleasant citrus aroma.
T - Very well balanced with a little grapefruit, then malt followed by some bitterness.
M - Medium mouth feel and carbonation.
O - This is a real good AIPA. This could be a go-to beer if it was available all the time.

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Photo of JoshuaWilkins-38
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BuddyZ
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Elpadrino42069
3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FreeFerris
4.51/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of burtonryan
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigRizz62
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stengelfoot
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.89/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StL_Rob
4.67/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Schlafly American IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
4.02 out of 5 based on 1,085 ratings.
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