STLIPA | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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298 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
298
Reviews:
37
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
64
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 298 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damngoodrx
4.31/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.26/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WunderLlama
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
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 -2.6%
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 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ElGallo
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rogerlb
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
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 +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mumbrell
4.39/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrewjraab
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
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 -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RajaSTL
3.64/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of goingbrokeonbeer
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MickeyHops
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dripa8
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmd1978
3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazey copper color with tiny head. Nose of bready malt, orange, floral piney notes. Tastes of resin, orange and a little citrus, piney at back end. Clean finish. A good IPA but I think it lacks the piney bite I'm looking for.

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Photo of AGoodStout
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jdageorge
3.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of snakeayes11
4.37/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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STLIPA from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
3.81 out of 5 based on 298 ratings.
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