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RATINGS: 413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
arondee (561) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 24, 2012
I had an initially poor impression of this beer because everything I’ve had from Odell has been pretty boring. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a thick white head and good lacing. Aroma is amazingly good. Hoppy, floral, citrus notes dominate. There’s a sticky malt smell that balances everything nicely. It smells great. The taste is equally fantastic. Light pepper, orange peel, a little lighter than I expected. Super easy to drink, I could drink this all day. A very good beer from Odell who knew??


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thelynchfella (42) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 29, 2014
Poured clear and light golden with big white head. Aroma: hops, citrus fruit, mango, passion fruit. Nice balance in the taste between the malt and hops. Sweet and fruity. Lots of hops. Really nice beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Block (1360) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 29, 2014
A pretty good summer beer. The dry-hopping gives this beer an extra kick in the nose. Clean. floral, sweet.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steverus0 (166) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Beautiful floral come across cleanly from a lovely pour. Appearance is hazy straw with fluffy white head. Taste delivers on the promised resin without an overly bitter concoction. Medium body and light, crisp finish might leave some looking for the malt dimension but as a summer seasonal I think they nail it. enjoy in good health ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (507) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Really nice aroma of hops. Nice taste of hops, lychee fruit and citrus. Palate is really nice and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1026) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (806) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (486) - Holdrege, 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (808) - Kissimmee, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stine (1546) - 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. It’s a flavorful, quality hop-forward beer that coaxes as much thought out of me as any light lager.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (107) - - 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


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