St. Lupulin | Odell Brewing Company

St. LupulinSt. Lupulin
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St. LupulinSt. Lupulin

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GilGarp on 06-02-2009

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Ratings: 1,109 |  Reviews: 310
Photo of BeerLover99
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of koopa
3.6/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rec'd as an extra in a trade with Russpowell thanks!

Appearance: More on the golden side of the golden orange tip of the spectrum. Fairly transparent body with a nice 2 finger white billowy crown that shows lots of retention and lacing.

Smell: A punget bouquet of citrus (orange, grapefruit) and herbal (wet grass) hops comes together.

Taste: Totally flat and boring....massive disappointment after loving the nose.

Mouthfeel: Thin

Drinkability: Too sad to have anymore.



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Photo of yemenmocha
4.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, what a flavorful but drinkable Pale Ale!

Pours a nice, luminous golden color with very generous white head. It laces nicely.

Nose has a very appetizing candied component with some citrusy hops in the background - apricot, light grapefruit, etc.

That candied component is appreciated on the palate as well, perhaps with a honeyed direction in the sweetness. Balance is nice with the grapefruity hops, and a dry "hay" like sort of quality that is pleasing.

Medium bodied and well, just right. Not watery. Not heavy and slow drinking. Just right.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle dated 8/12/15 at 42 degrees into snifter
Aroma of flowery hops
Head small (< two cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to frothy eight mm ring and layer.
Lacing fair – partial curtains and small islands of tiny bubbles
Body light yellow, chill haze
Flavor of floral hops; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.25, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4.25, Overall 4.25.

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Photo of denver10
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light golden yellow with a thumbs width white head. Nice lacing. A sweet, floral and citric aroma. At first you smell the rind of the clementine, afterwards the actual fruit shows itself to give it some sweet juiciness. A wonderfully layered flavor profile to this, moreso than the aroma had led me to expect. Some clementine and lemon, some grass, some florals, on top a bready, even slightly biscuity, malt foundation. A crisp and silky medium body with some decent activity to it making it very drinkable. Overall, Odell does it again with another great and unique beer. Very bright and refreshing, will make for a great summer beer. I was bummed to see Red leave the shelves but after trying this it softens the blow just a touch.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
5/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ssimpson89
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of CoryR
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Kiniey01
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of dheldman
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of leroybrown10
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of spoony
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

From a 355 ml bottle (dated October 17, 2013) into a nonic.

A-An aggressive pour produces very little head; just a thin cap that drops immediately to a patchy collar. The brew is slightly hazy and golden in color with a few stray bubbles of carbonation. There is a bit of lacing on the glass as I drink it down.

S-The smell is mild with bready, fruity malts contrasting against sharp, peppery hops. The impression is a bit chalky and mostly dry.

T-The taste is pretty sharp with peppery, spicy hops being quite prominent. The malts open with a dry, almost cracker-like quality, but transition to more fruit and caramel as the brew makes its way across my palate. The finish is mildly bitter with citrus notes.

M-The feel is sharp with a fine, crisp carbonation and a medium body. The feel is the high point of this beer.

O-Tonight is the first time I have had St. Lupulin from the bottle (I have had on tap multiple times prior to this and enjoyed it more) and I have to admit that I was not terribly impressed. The smell was balanced, but just "OK", and the taste, while packing a nice hop note, was a bit of the same...middle of the road. The feel, however, is great.

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Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of CRJMellor
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of jakecattleco
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of tylerstravis
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of kiki3drt292
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Beerlover
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of emmasdad
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

We sampled this one at the Odell Taproom with some friends, a few Saturdays ago. Poured a bright golden color, with a decent cap of bubbly white foam. Great floral/fruity hop aromas, somewhat grassy, bubblegum. On the palaet, this one was light bodied, with flavors of fruity hops, pears and malt.

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Photo of Jspriest
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On cask @ iTap soulard for firkinfest...with oranges
The beer pours a cloudy golden yellow with a razor thin halo of white head that doesn't lace. The nose is predominantly sweet hoppy citrus. The taste is oj concentrate forward with a potent zestiness and sweetness. Thick, syrupy, medium bodied with an orange soda finish. I'd say there isn't the dry, bitter finish I'd hoped for, but the mouthfeel is expected with a cask brew. Residual citrus dominates the palate, but it's a bit too heavy. I'd like to try this in bottles next time.

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St. Lupulin from Odell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87% out of 100 with 1,109 ratings
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