STLIPA | Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

STLIPASTLIPA
BA SCORE
72.2%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 302 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:
#9,205
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
302
Liked:
218
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
10.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
64
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 302 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of AMCPhD
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seabass1964
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kidzord
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwood06
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500mL bottle into a pint glass

A - Tall creamy head, off white in color that dissipates moderately slowly. Beer itself is hazy and orangish/copper in color. Slow rising carbonating, low to moderate overall carbonation. 3.5/5

S - Piney and citrus rind are the two main notes that I get. Hint of grapefruit. Bready in the form of sourdough. Maltiness comes out as the beer warms. 3.75/5

T - Citrus rind is the first flavor that I get which is soon followed by a light white bread maltiness. Slight note of peat moss in the middle. Finishes with a piney bitterness and a booziness that is not noticeable until the end. Very complex and layered. Very little in the way of sweetness, this is a hop bomb. 4/5

M - Beer retains a lightness to it while also being medium bodied and sitting somewhat heavily. Low to moderate carbonation. Drying astringency on the finish which lingers. 3.75/5

O - Very complex and layered beer which is hops on top of more hops. Varying flavors of hops keeps this one interesting. Interesting dichotomy of light and heavy feel. Can't say I'm used to cloudy IPAs but head retention is very nice and flavor is maintained throughout the tasting. 3.75/5

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Photo of MizzouBrew
4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kahlstrom
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chrismattlin
4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clager
2.98/5  rDev -23%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from a pint bottle

L: Light orange, slightly hazy, minimal head

S: Mild malt scent, little bit of pine and nuttiness, not much else coming through for me.

T: Alcohol up front (surprised it was only 8%) with a bready flavor and notes of floral, pine, nuts, and coconut. Bitterness hits at the end and lingers, which I liked.

F: Not as well-carbonated as I would like (and it was fresh)

O: Fairly well-balanced DIPA, less malty than most which I appreciated but mix of flavors was undesirable for me. I think dry hopping it with some Citra, Amarillo, SImcoe or something would really make this a good beer.

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Photo of BrunEngr
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of peabody
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nctide
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tilley4
3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Balanced for a Double IPA but somehow it works... Piney hops and English style malts... Reminds me of what a German brewery would produce as a DIPA... Super refreshing on a hot summer day in July by the pool... Not too heavy... Really enjoyed this offering.. These guys can do no wrong in my eyes... Awesome brewery!

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Photo of crow
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wolverine0712
4.61/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rob1cain
3.24/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Treece82
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bnes09
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ButtomsUp
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of horsehockey
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of todste
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

STLIPA from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
Beer rating: 72.2% out of 100 with 302 ratings
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