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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A mystic legend echoes in our brewhouse - that of St. Lupulin the archetypal hophead. He devoted endless summers to endless rows of hops, tending to the flowers and the beloved resin within - lupulin. Extraordinary oils in this yellow resin provide this dry-hopped extra pale ale with an undeniably pleasing floral aroma and clean, crisp finish. One sip of this seasonal summer ale and you, too, will believe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1887) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Keg in Arcadia, Headingly. Golden with a thin frothy white head. Plenty of resinous hop flavour, but quite sweet with caramel undertones. Oily mouthfeel, with a touch too much carbonation as the only criticism. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1231) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
355ml bottle, pours golden brown with a light haze, aroma has caramel malt, floral hops, herbal, almost mint notes, light citrus, carbonation average, light body, finish moderate bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (733) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. A- Juicy, citrus, piney. A- Orange color, slightly hazy liquid, white head. T- Citrus, bitter, piney, resin, clean. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, crisp finish. O- A good APA, in fact, this may be the only APA I have ever enjoyed. Lots of citrus and balanced well to create a smooth and clean pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (924) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2014
A pretty standard APA. Aromas and flavors are a bit on the lighter side and consist of pine, citrus and caramel malt. Medium bodied with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stine (1645) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Lively light orange pour; lightly dank, hop forward aroma with white peach, lilac, and light pine. Centennial concentrate.

Fruity, sticky hop oil flavor with cotton candy, mineral water, and cantaloupe. This is a familiar balance of hop-heavy and sweet, in the vein of other centennial heavy examples. Floral, bittersweet and pillowy finish.

Palate is oily and medium bodied, with crisp carbonation. This fits a mold for me. Itís a flavorful, quality hop-forward beer that coaxes as much thought out of me as any light lager.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (216) - - JUL 25, 2014
Appearance is light golden and clear, with a thick white, frothy head. Aroma is intensely hoppy. Grassy, mango, grapefruit. Taste is light, bready malt with an assertive but not overly strong hop bitterness. Grassy hop stands out, with a soft orange citrus. Mouthfeel is lighntoedium with a moderate carbonation. Finishes with a lingering bitterness and grassy taste

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JamLock (10) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Keg. Blind Jacks. Knaresborough. Subtle hints of fresh tropical fruit, Passion fruit and mango, aroma. Mild bitterness at back of tongue with the aromas following through with hints of marmalade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2256) - California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Clear yellow orange in color... Aroma of wet resiny, citrus hops... Flavor is really dry grainy hops, lots of hop residue finish on the palate, like chewing on hops... Kinda rough, little too hoppy for me

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (2266) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Keg @ Friends of Ham. Pours orange with white head. Floral aroma with a vibrant, complex fruity taste bringing in floral, caramel & citrus notes with an assured bitter bite. Refreshing and moreish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (576) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUL 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2014 When it comes to dealing with hops, Odell has some of the most capable minds in the brewing industry. With St. Lupulin, the Fort Collins brewers take hop oils and resins and extract their subtle fruit characteristics. The hazy yellow body of this pale ale is gorgeous. Head is huge and aromatic with grapefruit, pine, grass, and floral notes. Flavor is mild on bitterness but big on juiciness. Grapefruit, apricot, lemon, melon, mango, and pineapple all contribute to a dense, tropical profile. Hoppy oils and resin are palpable in the mouthfeel but the lively carbonation keeps the ale from feeling too heavy or sticky. St. Lupulin is a phenomenal example of American Pale Ale. Even though itís loaded with hops, the balanced flavor makes it approachable to just about anyone.

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