Humulus Ludicrous - Half Pints Brewing Company

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Reviews: 61
Hads: 99
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 5.56%
Wants: 32
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
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Half Pints Brewing Company visit their website
Manitoba, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: trevorwideman on 08-13-2007

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Photo of kjyost
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an 18 oz wine glass and immediately had a giant hit of hops - not unexpected based off my experience with their first round of this. Has a light head, and comes across the palate cleanly with a strong malty flavour. Leaves a strong hoppy bitterness on the tongue. A good beer, but it IMO it needs to be balanced with a more floral hit of hops too.

Sept 18/2010:
Not much new to add, save the fact that the balance between body & bitterness is fantastically well balanced. The head is still too small, and where is the lacing? I got this bottle at the brewery days after it was released, and a bit of floral hoppiness is initially on the nose with earthy undertones and a but if alcohol. An excellent beer. A great DIPA, my favorite from north of 49. (763 characters)

Photo of chickenm
4.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

341mL bottle with wax on the cap. Pours a cloudy amber color with a tan head. Nice aroma with citrus, pine, and some malty sweetness. Similar flavors, bitter but has a very balanced taste. Medium-full bodied with a very nice mouthfeel. This is a really good Imperial IPA! (271 characters)

Photo of Shadman
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beer club selection for jan 2010...thank Christos for the Trackside beer club and the 10 that paul brings in each month...this month looks like all killer no filler.

Awesome looks...brownish orange, very hazy with an incredible head that refuses to vanish. After 7 minutes still a big rich cap along with gobs of lacing.

Smeel is balanced between ppine, sweet toasted malt and a hint of floaral fruitiness.

The 100 IBu's give it a good hop kick...very slick and oily pine, but balanced perfectly with sweet bread/caramel malts. Nice citrus kick @ the finish and the alchohol kick stays in the backseat where it belongs.

Low carbonation works here, letting the fullness and flavour come through.

Will be snagging and storing as many of these gems as possible before they are all gone. (788 characters)

Photo of MasterSki
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to papat444 for this one. Green waxed bottle, served in a pint glass.

A - Most opaque light brown with orange-gold highlights. Two fingers of slightly tanned off-white head. Decent retention to a solid cap and ring, with tons of sticky lacing.

S - This one is a little faded - guessing it is from the mid-September batch. Still, there was a good mix of peach and tropical Simcoe, soapy Cascade, and citrus Centennial. There's also a hefty dose of sharp pine and Alpine-style sugary dough as a malt backbone.

T - The taste is definitely less pine-oriented, with all the sweet flavors taking center stage. Thankfully no soap either. I can't believe this was 100 IBU, as the bitterness is quite mild - there must have been a hefty malt bill, even when this was fresh.

M - Slight soft carbonation tingle, light-medium body. Drinks more like an IPA than a DIPA. Wish there was more bitterness as well.

D - Even at 3 months old and with a few flaws, this is still an enjoyable brew that I could drink frequently. Glad that Canadians are starting to brew solid hoppy brews - now if only the distribution could improve so that we could try them fresh without living next to the brewery. (1,190 characters)

Photo of canucklehead
4.52/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Finally this shows up in BC and well worth the watit indeed. A 12 oz bottle with wax on top ( I hate wax but it looks cool). This is a worldclass Impy IPA with all the huge PNW hops you would expect coupled with a real sense of balance and drinkability( I had the Total Eclipse of The Hop by Howe Sound right before and that was an uneven beer that paled besides Half Pints offering). Even at $6 a small bottle this is worth trying and realizing that Canada produces some of the best beers in the world (502 characters)

Photo of MeisterBurger
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The name seems so obvious for an Imperial IPA, it's a wonder nobody used it sooner.

Anyway, first off. I could do without the wax on the cap. I assume it's there for aesthetic purposes. But really it feels more like it's there for make a mess all over my kitchen counter purposes.

Pours a deeply dark fulvous topped by a modest 1/4", dense head. I can tell instantly that this will lace wonderfully. And boy does it.

The aroma is nice, fresh grapefruit juice and lemon zest, very clean and citrusy with hints of tropical fruits popping up as things go along.

And then a thick and heavy malt shows up in the taste out of no where. Piney bitterness, but with some good hop flavour as well along with lots of tangerine and sweet ripe pineapple and something just a little off that I can't peg. I'd expect more bitterness in the finish considering the style...and I feel a bit let down by that.

Very full bodied, very chewy and viscous in the best possible way. Could use a tad more carbonation to lighten things up a bit, if I'm to nitpick.

Really it's a heavy, dense, sticky malty hoppy beer and yet somehow it goes down REAL easy.

This is my second from Canada's top 25 tonight, and it feels good to know that Canadian brewers can keep up with the best of them. It's just too bad so few of them are in Ontario.

Thanks to stagger for this one. (1,350 characters)

Photo of Long813
4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Received via wordemupg in a trade. Green wax top makes for a stellar appearance.

G: I&G Tulip

A: Pinkish-red cloudy body, with one inch of white head with poor retention. Leaves fine lacing.

S: Strong sense of pine and grapefruit. Some caramel in the mix.

T: Pine, grapefruit, oranges, hint of caramel.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation. It's very smooth and creamy in the mouth. Leaves a bitter-fruit pine feel in the mouth that doesn't last long.

D: This is tasty and the alcohol is hidden very well. For an imperial IPA it seems to fall short since the the hoppiness and bitter finish is weak, but sometimes having a less intense mouth feel is what you want. For that it's easy to drink. (705 characters)

Photo of papat444
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

***2009 Vintage (Aug. 15 according to the post in Beer Releases). Green wax covering the top.***

Big thanks to stagger for this one. Enjoyed this afternoon while alternately watching the Als conference final and the Hola episode of Dora with my daughter.

Poured from a 341ml. bottle.

Appearance: A deep-orange brown body with a healthy 2-3 finger head. Body is quite hazy with a dark brown cloud right in the middle of it that slowly goes upward. Lots of lacing left on the side of the glass. Digging the look of this brew.

Smell: Not as strong as i would have liked but a good resinous hoppy aroma with a dose of malt. A bit of orange & pine thrown into the mix.

Taste: Malt hits me first mixed in with a nice edge to it. Slowly leaves the place to a surprisingly sweet taste. Good dollop of hops but not overdone. Has a sugary aspect to it. Finishes with a spice-like bite and a good piney aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth with an medium body. Good balance but i found it ended just a little bit thin for my taste. Bitterness isn't quite up there for a 100 IBU beer. It's still quite good in the palate though.

Drinkability: Insanely & easily drinkable. No problems gulping this and would have another for sure.

Overall: A very tasty brew. More conservative than i would have thought but it is quite a solid DIPA. Very much enjoyed it. (1,347 characters)

Photo of Derek
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Copper-brown with a light tan head, thin ring of retention, slight lacing.

S: Nice hop nose, pine, appricot, nectarine; toffee; grainy biscuit; melon; mango.

T: Pine, nectarine, tangerine, rind, toffee, melon, mango, peppery spice, solid bitterness, alcohol is well-hidden.

M: well-attenuated moderate body is smooth with a light hop acidity.

D: Really drinkable for its weight. (386 characters)

Photo of bobsy
3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I've wanted to try Humulus Ludicrous for a while, so huge thanks to BigBry for this bottle that he gave to me when he passed through Toronto last week. It certainly looks classy with its waxed top, and cleanly designed label. This is the first time I've seen waxing on a style of beer you wouldn't usually keep, so I presume its more for aesthetic reasons than cellaring ones. Wax is a cute idea, but its a pain in the ass when you're trying to open the bottle and then pour without getting fragments in the glass.

Anyway, this beer pours a rich amber with a large fluffy cream coloured head, that moved more towards yellow as it died down. Very good retention and nice drapes of lace left here and there round off a pleasing appearance for an imperial IPA. The aroma really comes alive as it warms. At first I can only detect a mil mix of citrus, but with time this bursts apart, and tangerine, candied grapefruit peel, mango, orange and lemon zest and light pine all become apparent. Its sweet, hoppy and moreish.

The flavour has me wishing I could award a 3.75, but I can't, so I'm forced to defer to the lower score. Lots of juicy fruit, with mango and peach coming to the fore. On top of this are all the citrus elements observed in the nose, with the tangerine proving to be the most prominent feature. It certainly has the advertised bitterness, but seems to lack a sustained hop bite in the finish, and fails to sustain a lasting good impression beyond the sip. So while it certainly has the 100 IBUs it advertises on the bottle, it does seem to come across more as a regular IPA than an imperial. Every now and then a hint of stewed vegetable joins the fray, and this is a huge distraction for me, and the one thing that really beats this beer down.

One element that Half Pints have nailed is the mouthfeel. Its luscious, full and creamy, and just short of perfection. This helps contribute to excellent drinkability, and the glass is empty before I know it.

Overall, the peripherals of this beer are outstanding, and the flavour itself is fairly good. There are a few off-notes that prevent it from reaching the top tier for the style, and it drinks more like an IPA and a half. There's no doubt, though, that if I lived in the Prairies this would be a beer I'd drink with relish. (2,294 characters)

Photo of ritzkiss
3.6/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz green waxed bottle from wordemupg in CanCon BIF, 2nd bottle and review after I lost one in the site crash - thanks for sending 2 man!

Pours a juicy caramel amber, finger of head that dies down to a thin lace.

Tangerine, grapefruit, orange, lemon hops hit the nose first, followed by a smooth sweet caramel.

As with the first bottle, the hops just aren't as bold as you would expect from a DIPA. Sweet sticky caramel malt body with a hint of biscuit gives good depth like you would want, nice fruity sweet hops, heavy on the citrus with hints of floral, with a light bitterness in the body that follows through to the finish with little lasting bitterness. Silky Smooth carbonation works well, good malt base - but needs some jump to the hops to balance it out.

Not a bad attempt but without the hops (which is what a DIPA is all about) this one falls short of expectations, needs a more complex hop bouquet as well as more bitterness to balance the sweetness of the malt base. 2nd bottle has raised my score ever so slightly but still not enough to justify me seeking it out again. (1,091 characters)

Photo of MAB
4.79/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Now we're talkin'! Seriously hoppy beer that leaves the hop flavor in your mouth well after you've stopped sipping. I just had the problem that I couldn't stop sipping...

Compares well with Dogfish Head's 60 minute, and maybe even the 90 minute, pale ale. Heaven in a glass to a hop-head like myself.

Two off-topic notes:

My bottle looked like the one in the picture above, but the top and part of the neck were dipped in pale green wax. It neither added to nor subtracted from the beer experience, so I'd say, "Leave it off next time." (Kinda messy).

I had my beer with pasta (lasagna) and it went well with that, but the strawberry ice cream that we had for dessert was an amazing, if unexpected, pleasurable taste combo! (727 characters)

Photo of Dawkfan
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a dark golden orange, almost has a ruby tinge to it. 1 finger off white head that leaves some nice sticky lacing that clings to the glass.

S- Nice piney & grapefruit smell. Lots of malt in the background. Perhaps a little breadiness on the nose as well.

T- The hops aren't as prevalent in the taste. I'm getting a lot of the caramel malt, there's definitely a bitter taste upfront and some that lingers in the finish, a fair bit of sweetness in here as well. Although this isn't what I would expect in a DIPA, the flavors work well together.

M- Full bodied, low carbonation. Nice and slick & oily, fairly smooth.

D- Although it's nothing like the west coast hop bombs I've come accustomed to, this DIPA is no slouch either. Different but enjoyable. (761 characters)

Photo of berley31
4.32/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured with an average-sized, off-white head that slowly diminished to 1-finger or so. Very hazy and a nice, dark amber color.

S: Extremely strong aroma of hops, with some citrus mingled about. I kept taking whiffs of this beer, because it was damned heavenly.

T: For a DIPA, this beer is quite nicely balanced. There's a bit of malt sweetness at the beginning, ending (of course) with a medium bitterness from the hops. Not as strong as you would think from the ABV, or as hoppy from the aroma.

M: Medium-bodied with an oily/creamy texture, and soft-to-average carbonation.

D: A great DIPA from Half Pints... makes me want to seek out some of their other beers. (669 characters)

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very drinkable leafy minty IPA, citrusy and there are hop oils. 100 IBU takes a first sip or two to get used to.Regular sized bottle, which is not enough, thanks Piscator. Great example of a DIPA.
Good cask, had 3 years later at Volo. VG aromas, IBU in taste, smooth drinker without a palate erasing effect. (307 characters)

Photo of eat
4.32/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a viscous golden-honey colour with a frothy off-white head receding to a thin covering...which then disappears. Some lacing in spite of the non-existent head.

Huge hops smell with fresh cut grass, pine trees and grapefruit all making appearances. A little caramel maltiness in the background. In terms of hoppy beers I've smelt, this is among the very best.

I was actually expecting more hops; the label describes it as ridiculously hoppy and I don't think it's quite there. (EDIT: Okay, this is THEIR most ridiculously hoppy beer. This is a fact.) Still though, it's pretty delicious. The exceptional hops smell doesn't show through as much in the taste. Very well balanced between hops and malt. Canadians don't seem to like brewing such extremely hoppy beers as Americans do. I've only tried one or two Canadian IPA's that compare to American hop bomb-style IPAs and this isn't one of them. The hops are just up to the level where they would be out of balance if there were any more added. The 8% is there only to add an extra tanginess to the hops and is otherwise not perceptible.

For me, the feel is where this beer shines above all else. For an IPA, this beer has a world-class feel going on; so thick and sticky. This is the feel I always want to find in an IPA and so rarely do. Perfect.

This is unbelievably drinkable. This could be my favorite Canadian IPA, I can't remember trying one better than this. Thank you Half Pints, this is awesome! (1,466 characters)

Photo of Mebuzzard
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Canadian American Double IPA, eh? Don't think I've ever had one from the Northern guys. Let's see what we got here...yowza! Nice looking rusty, ruby pour. Slight hazed. Rocky head, chunks. Good use a bit more lacing though. Oh well.
Good aroma of hops; pine, citrus, herbal. Some light breadiness. Doesn't have that sting that some DIPAs have. I kinda like it this way.
The flavor is a good mix of the hops characteristics mentioned in the nose. Starts with a citrus hops bite, then leads to an herbal with pine coming in for a roundhouse wallop. NOt as extreme as thought at first. It's missing that syrupy feel I get from most DIPAs, and that's good.
8abv...perfect (669 characters)

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a cloudy deep amber color ale with a rather larger frothy head with good retention and good lacing. Aroma of citrus and grapefruit hops with nice caramel malt backbone. Taste is not bitter at all but more dominated by citrus and grapefruit notes with some light piney notes as well with a huge caramel malt backbone. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation. Very good execution of a West Coast style IIPA. (438 characters)

Photo of biboergosum
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, with a weird but strangely attractive thin green wax coating around the cap, which is actually a might bit frustrating to remove with a standard bottle-opener without getting wayward flaky detritus everywhere.

This beer pours a clear medium orange-brick amber hue, with two fingers or so of puffy, rocky, and somewhat creamy off-white head, which leaves some stellar honeycombed and webbed lace around the glass as it lazily recedes.

It smells of sweet, pungently citrusy fruit - orange, pineapple, lemon and kiwi - with some tangy pine hop essence fighting for floor space in there too, over top a sticky caramel and toffee maltiness, all well cared for by a soft boozy warmth. The taste is a strong bittersweet blend of bready, toffee-heavy caramel malt, sugary citrus cream, heady grass, and edgy pine and spruce hops. The big ABV does well to keep its head down at this juncture.

The carbonation is on the soft side, never really making any sort of mark, the body a slickly capable medium-full weight for the style, and perhaps a bit oily in its smoothness, with a simmering warm creaminess. It finishes well off-dry, the caramel and toffee in for the long haul, and the hops maintaining a sort of to hell with it all, uber fruity/bitter pose.

A wonderfully challenging Canadian DIPA. Not a West Coast palate-searing hop bomb, despite the egregiously advertised 100 IBU, nor a malty compromise in deference to the British, but a lovely balanced affair of all things in the extreme. On par with my local DIPA, Alley Kat's Bad Hare Day, but with perhaps more than a wee bit more ooomph in overall flavour intensity. Canada's best - bring it on, y'all consigned to south of the 49th! (1,703 characters)

Photo of kwjd
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer is a copper colour with 1-2 fingers of head. Lacing all the way down the glass.

I could smell this beer all day. It smells of hops, hops and more hops. Some citrus and pine. The taste is quite bitter (as excepted with 100 IBU) with a citrus hop taste with a pine aftertaste.

For 8% alcohol, it didn't overpower it at all. If I didn't have a limited supply of this, I could easily drink a few of them in a row and not be tired of it.

I love this beer. The only problem with it is the wax on the cap of the bottle. The wax gets everywhere when I open it and it starts to crumble and it's difficult to avoid little pieces getting in your glass when you pour. Small price to pay to get to the wonderful beer inside though! (730 characters)

Photo of wordemupg
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle dipped in green wax poured into 400ml dab glass sept21 2009

A Slightly cloudy copper color with decent one finger head that leaves some nice lace. Pretty nice looking beer if I ignore the bits of green wax on top of the foam.

S Smelling the bottle I get nothing but wax, the glass gives off some grapefruit, pine, some mild caramel and malt. The 8%alcohol is nowhere too be found.

T As it smells but no caramel and I pick up even more citrus and maybe some bread? The booze is there but it's pretty mild.

M mild carbonation dose well with the texture of this beer no knife and fork needed but not thin either.

D Some bite too it but I expect that at 100 ibu's

Pretty happy with this one, it appears that the little scrapper has an angry older brother. No real complaints with this one other then the 50$ for 12 341ml bottles (844 characters)

Photo of IronDjinn
4.14/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

From a 341 ml brown bottle, bought as a single. Green beeswax around cap and neck (it smells good!), 100 IBU's listed on the label.

Already aromatic once the cap is removed and poured into the glass. A cloudy deep amber in appearance, short tight creamy off-white head.

Once again the nose is incredibly aromatic, some sugary sweet malt, burnt toasted notes, pine and grapefruit rind, all of it beautifully wedded together.

That marriage continues evenly within the flavour, sweet, toasted mildly bready malt that effortlessly blends with grassy, herbal, earthy, citrus rind hops, almost equally as sweet on the finish, with the hops eventually lingering on longer in the aftertaste.

The mouthfeel is medium-bodied in general, yet seems to come across as surprisingly thin for such a robust ale, very light carbonation.

I like this double IPA a lot, well done, and is getting up there with Dogfish Head's 90 Minute in my books, very well balanced and refined, hardly an obnoxious out of control behemoth. Half Pints is setting the bar with this one. (1,054 characters)

Photo of demcorhip
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Much thanks to trevorwideman, my Half Pints connection. May the hop shortage quickly correct itself so this brew or another hoppy incarnation can grace my gullet!

Pours a deep, hazy amber that borders on bronze. Half finger off white head forms on the pour. Not much for retention or carbonation. Still manages to leave intricate and sticky lacings.

Nice aroma, bready, with a good dollop of caramel from the malts. Big C-hop aroma from the Cascade and Centennial hops, ruby red grapefruit and some pine.

A prototypical IIPA, white bread crust, hints of whole grain and a touch of husk. Some caramel and a slight touch of diacetyl play well with the hops. Good level of bitterness, as well as C-hop flavours of ruby red grapefruit, some orange, and a touch of pine. Kudos to rudge for making this damn tasty IIPA!

A nice bready body, medium in feel. Some smooth creaminess, offset by a touch of tannin like astringency as well as some resinous character from the hops. Hops nicely showcased, not quite stripping, but they produce a nice tingling sensation on the palate. Alcohol quite well hidden, reveals itself in a slight warmth.

A tasty and quite drinkable brew, definitely a quality IIPA that meets or surpasses the benchmarks for the style. Recommended, but it will be a damn shame if the hop shortage prevents this beer or others like it from appearing on the north side of the border. (1,397 characters)

Photo of DrJay
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Zithal for breaking this out at the Biergotter group brewday 2007. Thanks Rob!
This one was fairly clear and coppery orange in colour with fine whitish foam. As the head reduced to a ring, sticky and spotty lacing was left behind. The aroma was that of a true hop bomb - lots of orange and tangerine with some pine and light alcohol in the background. Bitterness was strong without being aggressive, with lots of citrusy hops and mild warmth, plus a pine resin finish. Malt was pushed far into the background. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and some dryness. Good stuff. A bit more malt would balance it out more, but who am I to complain when a Canadian brewery is making a beer this hoppy. Kudos to Half Pints! (735 characters)

Photo of MMansfield
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Trevorwideman for sending me 2 bombers!

Appearance: Pours a hazy, orangey amber colour with a big off white head. Good retention, leaves some lace.

Aroma: Smells of citrus and caramel malt. A bit of pine in there to go with the grapefruit citrus aroma. Malts make presence known, not as hop heavy as one would expect.

Taste: Caramel malt, piney and grapefruity. Is too balanced for a beer called Humulus Ludicrous. Hops are definately there, spicy and plentiful, however, not in ludicrous amounts. Medium-high bitterness in finish.

Mouthfeel: Soft, lower level of carbonation. Medium bodied. Very drinkable.

Final Statement: Very balanced, very drinkable, especially for an 8% beer. One of the better IPA's in Canada for sure. (741 characters)

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Humulus Ludicrous from Half Pints Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.