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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
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1,681
Reviews:
282
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
8.96%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

good stuff

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4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy yellow with a strong orange tinge. Little lacing which dissipates quickly. Prevelant lacing for the lack of head.

Scent is tangerines, grass and gasoline.

Flavor is much the same. Yet it works more. Hops are just prevalent enough.

Mouthfeel is almost perfect. Just enough sweetness. The mouthfeel really makes this.

I dont know why these hops always taste llikegas to me. Luckily I'm getting used to it, as I like this one. Very balanced.

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4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Was given two of these from a friend recently and finally got around to having one yesterday during the late NFL games. I wasn't sure what to expect of this and like others on here, I don't know my hops that well. Thankfully, a few have pointed out on here that this did indeed contain Galaxy hops, which were so pleasing to enjoy from start to finish. This was unlike any IPA that I've ever had and one of the smoothest hoppy beers that I've enjoyed in quite some time!

Nice golden pour to this, with a moderate head and hardly any carbonation to be seen. Just a bit of lacing on my glass but nothing clingy or lacy to note. A subtle but strong grapefruit hop presence was this beer's hallmark and it was something to behold from start to finish. Some pine and floral notes and a lightness that bordered on champagne accompanied both the taste and light appearance of this brew. Strong in alcohol, I couldn't detect it at all except for a faint warming by the time I polished this off, which didn't take long.

Very light and dry, this would be great in the summer instead of reaching for a hop bomb. There wasn't much of any malt here and the mouthfeel didn't contain any waxy resin or oily undertone that this style has come to be known for. While this won't satisfy hopheads, there's a lot to like here and this is about as unoffensive an IPA as one could find on any store shelf. I loved this and if I can still find it for sale, I'll grab another to get me through the winter as a reminder of what the warmer months have in store. Nice job by Schlafly!

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look: 2.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: It pours a golden yellow with a thin white head which quickly turns into a very fine lace. The beer is opaque and there are a lot of particulates floating in it with almost no carbonation bubbles. One of the least appealing IPAs to look at that I have come across.

S: Fortunately, the smell is great. Extremely bright tropical and citrus notes greet your nose with mango, papaya, pineapple and passion fruit. There is a little bit of a floral smell underneath and some cattiness, with no hints of malt presence. Certainly an Australian beer. It's just bursting with those Galaxy hops and I could smell them all day.

T: The tropical notes that you can smell are bursting right up front and dominate the body of the beer. The pale malt backbone balances them out a bit with some touches of floral hops, but tropical fruits dominate everything. A great showcase for Australian hops. My only complaint for such a hop showcase is the cattiness which comes in on the finish. It's a bit unpleasant after all the mango, pineapple and passion fruit notes in the body, but it's not terrible by any means.

F: Bright, crisply zesty and a little bready. Very pleasant, but the bready malt feel detracts a bit.

O: A great Australian IPA. I've really grown fond of these Galaxy hops lately and this beer doesn't disappoint. I think it would make a great summer seasonal IPA because of its light, crisp, tropical flavor, but they put it out in the fall. This is too bad in my opinion because I would be more likely to buy this for a hot summer day to drink while grilling than in the fall when I'm more prone to drink darker beers.

This beer was poured from a 12oz bottle into a Blind Pig mug at apx 55F.

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Schlafly Tasmanian IPA (TIPA) from The Schlafly Tap Room
4.24 out of 5 based on 1,681 ratings.
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