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STLIPA | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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STLIPASTLIPA
BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
303 Ratings
STLIPASTLIPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Missouri, United States
urbanchestnut.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

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

Added by birchstick on 05-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,712
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
303
pDev:
10.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
64
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 303 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of craigbelly
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breakingbland
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

on tap at Vin de Set in St Louis

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Photo of Leonardgrote
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Well balanced Double IPA

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Photo of bicyclesandbeer
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.17/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On draft

Clear light golden in color, bone white colored head. Mild hop aroma, a little earthy and floral. Taste is just some medium herbal bitterness and a little biscuity malt. Not that good. Thin bodied, lively carbonation

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Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damngoodrx
4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.26/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WunderLlama
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into teku glass

Clear russet liquid, frothy two finger off white foam cap , good sticky lacings

Aroma is pine with a whiff of grass

Taste of pine hops over a malt base

Hop taste lingers

Nice beer

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A pretty brew, with clear orange body and white wispy head, lots of lacing. The nose is quiet, and what is there is floral and a bit soapy. Flavor is traditional IPA, bitter with a bit of pine and lemony hop notes. The close, all told, lands pretty light, and the drying is minimal. Not one I'd reach for a 6-pack, but fine for a dinner IPA, when the option presents itself.

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Photo of TheHopsman
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ElGallo
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rogerlb
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice clear amber. Foamy mini-bubbles one-inch head. Thick, almost soapy lacing.

Aroma is pine, dandelion grass, white bread, some metallic earth. Not sure what that is. BA user @bwood06 calls it peat moss. Not that bad, mate. Taste is much more hoppy, bitter, a sharp kale vegetable angle. Soured citrus rind is in there and green onion. Resin? Yeah, resin. Gets juicier as it warms towards room temperature.

Hoppy and slightly boozy at 8%, not sure it demonstrates hops to their best potential but a unique and tasty DIPA.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mumbrell
4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewjraab
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden amber / yellow with frothy layers of head that cling after each sip. Smells of citrus rind, malts, grapefruit, resinous, and a bit of grass. Taste follows with some dynamic hops characteristics - citrus, juicy fruits, and a bit of hop resin. Malts stand up to balance this brew nicely and the mouth feel is smooth considering the ABV. Overall, this is a solid brew.

Notes - got this one on vacation in Mizzu visiting family.

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Photo of jeff1973
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RajaSTL
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goingbrokeonbeer
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MickeyHops
3.56/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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STLIPA from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 303 ratings
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