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STLIPA - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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STLIPASTLIPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

167 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We pronounce it “sta-leep-ah”; you pronounce it how you like. STLIPA, which is the acronym for St. Louis India Pale Ale, is actually a DIPA (Double or Imperial IPA, double the stats of a traditional IPA). We hope it’s a “sleepe” that you’ll include in your set of favorite DIPA’s from one of the best beer cities in the world St. Louis. Hops- Sterling, Cascade, Mt. Hood, Willamette, Chinook.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: birchstick on 05-11-2011)
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Reviews by FanofHefe:
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FanofHefe

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +7.7%

Served on-tap in a Bells tulip at Global Brew in O'Fallon, IL. Mostly clear body, light amber with orange hues. About a one-finger white head and decent lacing.

Nice aroma, leaning on the sweet side. Sweet citrus notes up front - orange and tangerine, with some light tropical notes following. A bit of bready malt aroma to finish off the nose.

Very tasty flavor. Similar to the aroma, but just a notch up on the bitter hop scale. The malt leans more toward a caramel taste, but the overall blend of flavors works well.

Medium thickness in the mouth feel and no real notice of the alcohol. I like this very much and will definitely be seeking it out in bottle format.

04-06-2013 00:25:09 | More by FanofHefe
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-08-2012 08:14:10 | More by jaminjohnson
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-13-2013 23:30:15 | More by Schlafly33
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Missouri

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Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -9.3%

The STLIPA was a decent beer from Chestnut. The beer poured a hazy orange with white head that did not leave a lace. The scent was of fresh hops with slight citrus lean. The taste was bolstered by a sweet malt base that had bitter hops present throughout. The beer reminded me more of an English style than west coast style. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall the beer is good....not the best IPA I've ever had but certainly worth a try.

07-07-2014 00:47:14 | More by WoodBrew
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-23-2013 03:14:53 | More by hooliganlife
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Iowa

2/5  rDev -48.6%

08-21-2013 13:59:00 | More by markcp
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +2.8%

Pours a chill hazed amber with a pinky of eggshell colored head. Never really clears, great lacing & good head retention

S: Faint pineapple, some breadyness, then grapefruit & passion fruit

T: Breadyness, faint grapefruit, pears & lemon zest up front. Grapefruit pith, pineyness, dryness, a little bit of peach & pears as this warms. Finishes with a big grapefruit pop & some pineapple & dryness & a little bit of pear

MF: Medium bodied, delicate carbonation, good balance

Could easily pass as an AIPA, very drinkable, ABV is well hidden

04-24-2014 05:17:02 | More by russpowell
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Illinois

3.91/5  rDev +0.5%

Murky and cloudy yellowish-orang body with an aggressive white head. No lacing it good head retention.

Real nice tropical aromatics of mango and pineapple and light floral perfume.

Tropical fruit flavors, mostly mango. Bready malt and way too boozy, especially for 8.5%. It's a little harsh overall.

Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. It's somewhat soft.

This has good aromatics and flavor but is a bit rough and boozy.

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +28.5%

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Tennessee

3/5  rDev -22.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Ohio

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Alabama

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured on draft in St Louis while watching the USA World Cup match.

A: Hazy golden amber with soapy one finger off white head that left some sticky lacing.

S: Pine resin, grapefruit, and some faint pineapple.

T: Light citrus, honey, orange peel, and some bready malts.

M: Full bodied but not heavy leaving some hop oils on the tongue.

O: Good basic DIPA. I would grab a pint whenever I'm in the area.

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STLIPA from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.