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St. Lupulin - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

841 Ratings
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Ratings: 841
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 88
Gots: 78 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 06-02-2009)
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Beerlover, Jul 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Tertullian007, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of boilermakerbrew
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a light to medium golden, yellow color. Medium, 2.5 finger head that retains very well. Clarity is high, with continuous carbonation streaming to the top. Lacing is pretty good.

S- Balanced with a strong dose of hops, but not an overpowering amount. This could easily pass for an IPA. Slight pine scent to the hops, but not bitter and resin-ey like many IPA's.

T- Balanced and hop forward. Starts with moderate hops bitterness that is consistent throughout the drink. Midway through the drink, the hops let up a little bit, letting a bit of a sweeter malt peek in. The sweeter malt and bitter hops give a small, honey-like flavor to the beer. Ends with a return of hops bitterness.

M- Smooth and medium in weight. The moderate dose of hops bitterness gives the beer most of it's body. High carbonation and creamy across the tongue. Easily sessionable.

Overall, a good way to break into Odell. I though this was an IPA in the store, and despite its APA classification, this one could go either way. Looking forward to trying more offerings from Odell.

boilermakerbrew, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of Brenden
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is a bright, clear dark yellow-gold. It's pretty brilliantly bright, actually, and between this beer and Myrcenary I'm beginning to expect it from any and all IPAs or pale ales that Odell brews. A clean, compact head sits tight at right around one finger in height and drops lacing that sticks mostly in patches.
A sturdy aroma is sweet with citrus fruits as well as some tropical with a nice, bright sort of zesty bitterness to balance. Malts are bready and let the hops lead. A little bit of rind comes in underneath with a very gently herbal edge.
The taste follows suit with citrus and tropical fruits forward but leads with an additional floral bitterness as well. It's also a touch more peppery than the nose. Malts offers a bready dryness and the rind note pulls into the finish. Overall, it's as bright as the aroma.
The crispness bites while allowing some smoothness to flow nicely in a medium body.

Brenden, Jul 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

beerist, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

huddyball, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

dbrelsfo, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

bsuedekum, Jun 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

redleg411, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

pascilla, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

jroberts8811, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Ristaccia, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Mersh, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of DemoniChris
4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip.

A - Fantastic looking orange-yellow hues in this one. Looks a bit darker than usual for an APA.

S - Very floral and citrusy on the nose. Mild breadiness, but overall a pretty complex and inviting beer.

T - Superb hop flavor! Citrus hits your tongue right away before giving way to a mild lingering bitterness that really keeps you sipping. Very refreshing!

M - Near perfect carbonation also balanced extremely well with the hops and malt. Well done.

O - Odell has never ceased to impress me, and St Lupulin is no exception. This is currently my favorite APA and holds a candle to their phenomenal IPA, believe it or not!

DemoniChris, Jun 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Eric908, Jun 21, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into pint at Euclid in Denver. Nice copper color with small lacing. Sweet citrus hop aroma. Taste is a sweet citrus and candy hop with a nice dose of malt. Its a bit over malty but still nice. Solid flavorful pale ale. Just a bit heavy...

DrinkSlurm, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

HamGlade10, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Mumra1979, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

BrewBoyR, Jun 20, 2013
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

heytomcat, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Localdrinklax, Jun 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

nmann08, Jun 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

jreindl, Jun 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

dhbiker0889, Jun 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

Gerred, Jun 14, 2013
St. Lupulin from Odell Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 841 ratings.