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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
Ratings:
1,681
Reviews:
282
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
8.96%
 
 
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173
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345
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Ratings: 1,681 |  Reviews: 282
Photo of Lucular
3.28/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I've had a few different Galaxy-forward IPA's. Of two I can think of off the top of my head, I loved one (RAR Hyde) and hated another (Clown Shoes Galactica). This one? It smelled like gruyere cheese. It tasted like gruyere cheese with an earthy, biting finish. Very strange. Not entirely undrinkable, but one of the oddest-tasting beers I've ever had.

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Photo of BeerLover99
3.67/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the growler (filled at Total Wine, Fredericksburg, VA), it pours amber with a nice head, diminishing to a thin layer (but remaining awhile). Lacing. Nose is piney and citrusy to me. The taste is very pleasing with a bit of tart and citrus and possibly pineapple. Yum!

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Photo of GregSemenza
4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BKotch
4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Snig623
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brams
4.44/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmd1978
3.96/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pale Amber color with an inch of head. Nose very citrusy with orange and melon. Hints of pine. Taste grapefruit and melon, orange peel and floral hops. Strong finish. This is the IPA from Schlafly that gets all the hype. It's a very good IPA that's only seasonal but not as good as their AIPA. Will still happily drink many of them.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.09/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of trevorpost
3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beebs22
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dewsby
3.59/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dannycohen62
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warmbier804
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DarkSideOfTheMoon
4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hazy straw yellow pour with one finger head. Dissipates to a light resiny layer with significant lacing. Looks like a hefeweizen! Smell of hay and grass and some lemon and grapefruit tones. Taste is wonderful and is more citrusy than the smell. Feel is also very pleasing. Overall a great ipa with significant depth

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Photo of MJSFS
4.42/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle dated 9/14/2016 poured into a pint glass. Appearance is a cloudy bright straw color with countless bubble streams, a small head, and heavy lace rings. Aroma is grassy, with a slight citrus zest. Taste is earthy floral notes and unripe pineapple. Mouthfeel is medium and carbonated with no aftertaste. Overall a very easy drinking and flavorful IPA that is a pleasant alternative to the prominent West Coast piney variations.

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Photo of Jpb123
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kavinci
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Possible this IPA has the most fruit up front of any IPA doesn't take away from the hop load. Fantastic. Best brewery Schafer makes.

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Photo of SebastianMandeville
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HermitDan
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AGoodStout
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsa7783
4.56/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of the better IPA's I've had the pleasure of enjoying. Truly unique in the sense that the beer does very well to play on the New Zealand hop varietal which makes this so easily drinkable. Strong notes of pine and citrus predominate. Highly recommended.

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Photo of JoshuaWilkins-38
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZAP
4.65/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L-Glowing cloudy golde..nice lacing and perfect head..

S-Great aroma....Fresh, floral, pine, pineapple, peaches

T-Excellent fresh, sweet fruitness...pineapple and peach cocktail...sweet oranges as well....

F-Medium bodied....perfect carbonation...just a light finishing bitterness that has you asking for more...

O-Great IPA...they hit the mark getting the most flavor out of the hops used in this one. Really a dynamite IPA.

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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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