St. Lupulin | Odell Brewing Company

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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:
1,089
Reviews:
302
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
209
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,089 |  Reviews: 302
Photo of eldoctorador
1.5/5  rDev -63.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of AdamSkylar
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ssimpson89
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.26/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Copper colored pour, with good clarity and 2/3" white head. Aroma was packed with dry hops. Light body, big time hops.

What it does great is pack a nice amount of hops without going heavy on bitterness or crystal malt. Instead of pushing the citrus aspect with rind and lemon, they went with the hops to bring out the citrus flavors that go beyond lemon/grapefruit.

Really impressive how green the hop flavor is for a beer made almost as far away from harvest time as you can come up with.

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ColoradoPhil
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

this is not sessionable.. sorry. but it is 6.5% alcohol. For all that it is tasty, but not as good as the fantastic year round 7% Odell IPA, or the great double from Odell, Myrcenary. It tastes like Myrcenary light. Which is to say not as good. Here is the thing: Odell only makes very tasty beers. Good not great is my rating. Not trying to diss on the fine beers that come from Odell. Odell's Myrcenary, and IPA are world class in this tasters opinion. My taste runs to: Pliny the Elder, Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin, Odell IPA, Odell Myrcenary, Deshuttes Fresh Squeezed IPA, and Stone Delicious IPA. All of those are tops of my beer list, and none of them are sessionable.

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Photo of Boone757
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. A beautiful orangish yellow with a great head and nice lacing. Fragrant with smells of orange and grass, clean and crisp. The taste is fruity and refreshing. Another great beer from Odell.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stephenjmoore
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Seasonal, had to try it.

St. Lupulin pours a honey-amber color with 20% opacity and a towering head of 3 fingers. Head sticks around for awhile and leaves tons of lace. Average to above-average display.

Doesn't smell like much but from what I can gather it's mostly fresh, floral, semi-sweet notes, cracker, and some light hop character. A pleasant and inviting aroma even if it's quiet.

Taste delivers ten-fold. A bright, crispy, crackery malt gives way to a beautifully bright yet not overly bitter hop flavor. The finish is bready and doughy, and invites for sip after sip.

The crisp and poppy feel of this beer is so perfect for summers on the deck, which is ironically what I am inbibing in. A slick, semi-dry finish wraps things up eloquently.

Overall, I wish I could say more about this beer but the fact is, it's simply a solid, sessionable, delicious pale ale without over-the-top bitterness or ridiculous ugly caramel flavors. A nice and welcome break from the west-coast tongue twisting Stone and Lagunitas.

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Photo of Dialgor
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigbelly
4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Musineer
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigAl18
2.46/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of afinepilsner
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can, sample from the brewery.

This is an amazing looking brew, perfect looking clarity within the pale amber hue and the head drops a curtain of lacing down the glass. Smells of find citrus zest, wild flowers, and some breadiness. Smooth with a tight crispness, a good amount of body shows this beer is about balance as the maltiness builds up enough to keep the hops in check. Prick of hop bitterness, slightly toasted bread crust, pear-like fruitiness, kiss of caramel, and a mildly estery alcohol. Way too easy to knock back.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear orange-yellow with a white frothy head. Head retention is moderate, with good lacing left behind. Aroma is light bodied with wonderful pine and resin hop notes. Slight biscuit malt background. The flavor profile is wonderfully crisp with notes of pine and resin hops, and sweet, bread malts. Mouth feel is thin, and easy drinking. Overall, this is an extremely good brew. Sipping it on the porch with the sun beaming down and the brew is performing wonderfully. A definite go-to, light bodied beer for the warm months.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Clembo1957
4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ToddSoonerFan
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BWED
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into willibecher.

A- Golden bronze. Creamy off white head. Great retention at two fingers. And decent lacing.

S- Floral, piney, orange-marmalade. Malt subtle but has the aroma of muffins.

T- Piney citrus. Flavorful but not overwhelming. Subtle sweet malt.

M- Medium body. Bitter but not lasting. Pretty clean finish.

O- I like how clean this one is, for how much hop it packs in.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of akolb
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Balanced floral, malty, citrus aroma. The taste has grapefruit, sweet caramel, earth, and mild bitterness. Also some complex herbs in there. A slightly creamy mouthtaste. Incredibly drinkable and flavorful, a great pale ale.

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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

St. Lupulin from Odell Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,089 ratings.
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