Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) | The Schlafly Tap Room

Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)
BA SCORE
4.25/5
1,686 Ratings
Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Tasmanian IPA is brewed with 100% Australian hops. The Tasmanian hop, Galaxy, is a strong, aromatic variety that is different from traditional strains of the Pacific Northwest. Our brewers developed a recipe that showcases the hop’s unique flavors of citrus and pineapple.

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 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.

60 IBU

Added by Megahertz on 10-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#798
Reviews:
285
Ratings:
1,686
pDev:
9.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
176
Gots:
349
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,686 |  Reviews: 285
Photo of kingjohnh
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajscheffler
3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Regulator
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

As I stood in the chilled sixers section of Crown Liquors, I contemplated what beer would best excite my palette on another thrilling Friday night.

Suddenly, a hairy hand appeared from beyond the glass, sliding a single six pack of Schlafly TIPA onto the bottom rack. Curious, I stooped down just enough to make out "Tasmanian India Pale Ale". I was sold.

Look: A golden dawn, shrouded in mist

Smell: Citrusy and floral with a hint of pine

Taste: An immediate sweet and sour note followed up with a piney bite. Tastes like someone crossed a tangerine tree with a pine tree and milked its sap. I love it.

Feel: Has a bit of a heavy feel that hangs in your mouth. Probably the only unpleasant thing about this beer.

Overall: The unique taste really carries this beer. It reminds me a bit of Milky Way White IPA by Anchorage Brewing Company but a little more drinkable. Definitely recommended for something different.

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Photo of jhavs
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of qchic
3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsf14
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of m2beerbr
4.52/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Really floral and really good

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Photo of MasterPenguins
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Billolick
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle w/ "bottled with love on" dating (from 8/2015, so not all that fresh a sample...)

Pours Hazed lighter Amber, nice looking fine off white fluffy film,collar and lace left on the glass.

Mild tropical fruit nose

Citric fruits, pineapple, grapefruit, oranges all,over this one.

Tasty IPA in a world of zillions of IPAs

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Photo of VAbrookiechaser
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stlfatguy
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Citrus and hops smell. Taste was similar. Light grapefruit, and a strong bitter hops. Maybe it was the citrus that brought the hops on even stronger than I would have expected. Feel wasn't too 'tangy', despite the taste, and was definitely dry. Wish I could have seen this one...Drank it from the bottle at a housewarming party. Didn't want to be the guy who asked them to dig out their boxed-up glasses. I will definitely have this one again, so I'll update the rating next time around.

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Photo of dub_deuce22
3.99/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aratcliffe
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mbratt93
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Harrison8
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours an opaque, golden orange, with a foamy white head. Medium to light lacing. Citrus and hops tingle the nose when you take a sniff. Immediately upon taking a sip, there are notes of sweet citrus flavors, backed up by bitter hops. The sweet to bitter ratio is quite nice. As such, it is pleasant and easy to drink. The mouth feel is good. Overall, great beer right here. Pleased with it.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of tlema1
3.81/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: deep gold color, thin white head
S: citrus for sure
T: citrus, bitter orange peel
F: light body for a triple, low ABV too
O: well balanced, lots of flavor

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Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
3.81/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elmagno
4.65/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wtkphoto
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAFrankieH
4.07/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VABA
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yespreacher
1.91/5  rDev -55.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of DerekCarruth
3.85/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajs2821
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Got some on tap at the Bottleworks--it was so good that I took home a 64 oz. growler. Not bitter for an IPA, but still packs a lot of flavor. Was equally good a couple days later from the growler.

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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 1,686 ratings
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