Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA - Short's Brewing Company
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Reviews by HarrySTruman:
3.1/5 rDev -23.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours bronze/amber and cloudy. Small white head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is minimal.
Smells of hops, slight smell of malt. Piney, not so much citrus, but a typical IPA smell.
Tastes slightly more bitter than most IPA's, but the balace is just about right. Certainly a "hopmonster". Slight taste of malts and sweet citrus flavor, but more bitter than anything. The flavor was bold and complex.
Finishes pretty dry, but it drinks easy.
This is a bitter IPA that is just above average imo.
Serving type: bottle
07-15-2012 23:31:55 | More by HarrySTruman
More User Reviews:
4.31/5 rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Last of my beers courtesy of Newman
Brilliantly clear, on the gold/amber bolder, but fairly pale. Pours a nice tight head, creamy and with nice retention.
Rich hop aroma, more on the pine side. Has some malty notes in support to balance out the aroma. Sampling fairly cold, but feel like their might be a little alcohol just out of reach in the nose.
Wow, hops! Big, solventy but not overpowering hop flavor, a piney/earthy flavor with a hint of nuttiness. I know the malt is there, but it is buried under the hops. Hop bitterness in the finish is intense yet somehow smooth.
Borderline tongue scraper in terms of hop bitterness on the tongue, but not overly astringent. Some definite warming, not out of line for the style. Medium-full body and medium carbonation.
A really expertly crafted beer. How it could be so hoppy without much in the way of harshness was impressive to me. The nature of the hop flavor isn't my personal favorite, but they used the hops to maximum advantage.
Serving type: bottle
07-26-2014 00:06:05 | More by mpyle
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
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