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STLIPA - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | 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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Nrbelex, Jan 16, 2013
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ttuspence, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured into a pint glass from the bottle.

Pours a nice hazy and cloudy orange with some copper hues. There is a nice one inch head that forms and is very sticky.

Aroma starts off with some nice fresh citrus notes. Notes of tangerines and some mild grapefruit. There is some nice slight dankness to it with some slight sweet pine. Biscuit malts are nice and bready and balances the hops very nicely.

Flavor starts with nice citrusy notes. Similar to the nose there is some slight dankness and hop juice sweetness. There is a nice bready and earthy grain note in the background. This balances the hops slightly but does not overwhelm the fact that this is a nice hoppy brew. Body is medium/light with some nice carbonation a sticky hop resin note and a nice bitter finish.

Overall UCBC is another great up and coming brewery in STL. Awesome hop profile that is dank but also refreshing, grassy and herbal. Well done.

JoEBoBpr, Dec 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Packman4IL, Dec 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

swetsastonic, Dec 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

I had this on cask at Urban Chestnut.

Served in a snifter.

A: Poured a mildly chill-hazed orange color which was fairly bright overall in its disposition. There was a slight head and some mild web-like lacing.

S: I got straight up fresh orange juice infused with hops on the nose with added candi sugar.

T: This was very nice and leaned towards the fruit side of the spectrum as opposed to a hop forward one. Citrus galore and downright fresh!

M: I liked the low carbonation bill here as well as the thick, mildly syrupy texture. A slight bitter bite on the end soothed the tongue without attacking it. The sweet, fruit lingering was substantial as well as the lacing left on the glass.

O: This was excellent and I would easily have this one again. Urban Chestnut continues to impress!

Chaney, Sep 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

jaminjohnson, Aug 08, 2012
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dav, Apr 29, 2012
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KansasBeerLover, Feb 26, 2012
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3.89/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured from the cask a cloudy orange-gold color with two fingers of sticky white head.

Aroma of grapefruit and light caramel malts.

Tasted of grapefruit, light citrus, and caramel malts.

Medium bodied with a lighter carbonation.

A tasty IIPA from Urban Chestnut.

Monkeyknife, Jan 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

jmvecchio1, Dec 29, 2011
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4.1/5  rDev +5.1%

A - Poured out a hazy, orange color with a one-finger, khaki-colored head of foam. It left sticky patches of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of pine, citrus and some tropical fruits.

T - Good burnt toast maltiness with a strong bitter hop bite. Pine, tropical fruits and citrus provided a snappy bite.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a very nice beer from Urban Chestnut. It was very good.

zeff80, May 19, 2011
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4.18/5  rDev +7.2%

A - pours a hazy orange with a 1/2 finger head with some hop particles floating in the beers

S - some spicy floral hops, citrus and a bit of onion

T - starts with some bready malts, but these are pushed aside by a barrage of grapefruit and citrus hops. A tinge of BO/onions On the finish without much bitterness. Really solid hop profile that is huge but not as dominant and to gue bruising as others in this category can be. I also thought the 8.5% abv wasn't even noticeable.

M - a little thin but goes don smoothly

D - really solid DIPA here. I am glad to see a DIPA in st Louis of this caliber. Really enjoyable and I'll definitely revisit this in the near future. Nice work Urban Chestnut!

birchstick, May 11, 2011
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STLIPA from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.