Fort Collins, Colo. – On April 23, 2011 Odell Brewing will release St. Lupulin Extra Pale Ale. Now in its third year, St. Lupulin follows the brewery’s Red Ale as part of its seasonal lineup of beers.
St. Lupulin (loop-you-lin) pays tribute to a mystical legend who was tirelessly devoted to his rows of hops and the yellow resin residing in the hop cones. This resin, or Lupulin, contains the essential oils that give the hop its flavor and aroma.
Light in color, St. Lupulin is a dry-hopped extra pale ale with a clean and crisp finish. The brewers selected a variety of hops, including Cascade and Centennial, that create a bright citrus and floral aroma and flavor. Hints of grapefruit balance the subtle, sweet malt base. St. Lupulin has an ABV of 6.5%, and is available through September in the brewery’s ten state distribution region.
“Odell’s summer seasonal St. Lupulin fits the extra-pale-ale bill perfectly.” said Jennie Dorris in her 5280 Magazine blog. “The flavor starts with a blast of hops, and it finishes light and clean.”
Odell Brewing will celebrate the return of St. Lupulin on April 23rd (Earth Day) in the brewery’s Tap Room. Brewery guests can enjoy samples of the brew as well as live music. In honor of Earth Day, environmentally conscious beer fans can also get a free refillable ½ gal jug by purchasing a fill and joining the Odell Jug Club.
Odell Brewing Company news release via Amanda Johnson.