St. Lupulin | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
1,099 Ratings
St. LupulinSt. Lupulin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GilGarp on 06-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,099
Reviews:
305
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
9.56%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
216
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,099 |  Reviews: 305
Photo of tbone1384
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of mjurney
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, hazy. Lots of small bubbles rising. Bright white head, rocky.

Aroma:
Tropical fruit, some citrus hops, sweet pale malts.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Fruitiness up front, mostly sweet orange, there some hint of bubblegum. Pale malts, biscuit, a little toast. Citrus and floral hops towards the end. Finish is very crisp, clean, a little dry. Body is medium, slick, very crisp, refreshing, a little oily, dry.

Overall:
It's a world class beer.

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Photo of prock180
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of themorninglark
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of PMW
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of dozier77
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Amsterdallas
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of cyrusturbak
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of jacksonhole72
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Beerlover
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of ChiefLupulin
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of AmestrianDog
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Great, exactly what I want in a beer!

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Photo of JEdmund
4.72/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance
Golden yellow, clear, good head

Smell
Awesome hop aroma! Like a big spicy IPA.

Taste & Mouthfeel
Good resiny hop coating and sharp hop bite; ends dry and light, very much what I think an 'extra pale ale' should be like; light-medium body, normal carbonation level

Overall
Pretty impressed by this pale ale from Odell. The aroma is outstanding, and the flavor packs in a lot while managing to feel light, making it uber-drinkable.

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Photo of cavitae
4.71/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BlackBeer
4.71/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Savoring the last two bottles from the 2013 run.

Certain that the grapefruit heavy finish has slightly hidden itself. It hasn't disappeared completely, but not every swallow produces the same response.

Smell is still as robust as ever for an IPA.

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Photo of skubas86
4.69/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KVNBGRY
4.69/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The St. Lupulin, like their "house" IPA is one of the better overall pale ales I've ever had the luxury of having. Having lived in Fort Collins, I was surrounded by a myriad of delicious brews, however, when I found a place that had St. Lupe, I always leaned towards it. I feel it tastes better in the bottle than on tap, unless you're at the brewery of course.

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Photo of DemoniChris
4.68/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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 certainly one of my favorite APAs and actually manages to impress me more than their highly acclaimed IPA, believe it or not! 4.75/5

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Photo of ManBearPat
4.68/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of traxstar7
4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MFMB
4.64/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Beautiful looking beer. Pours a golden hazy orange. Smells amazing! Hints of grapefruit and very fresh. Taste of citrus with a little bit of pine aftertaste. Really no malt presence to me. Loved this extra pale ale very much.

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Photo of derhardt
4.64/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of Merchant46
4.64/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've had this beer several times, and I really like it a lot. It pours an average-sized head, which dissipates rather quickly and laces the glass a little bit. Sweetened citrus is what I smell most in the aroma. Every beer I really like balances its hops and malt and has a flavor that makes it stand out in a pleasant and hard-to-describe way. This is one of those beers. It's sweeter than most of my favorite beers. The hops are both sharp and soft at the same time. The aftertaste is strong, but clean.

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Photo of milwaukee512
4.63/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

St. Lupulin from Odell Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,099 ratings.
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