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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA - Short's Brewing Company

Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPAShort's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA

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1,339 Ratings
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Ratings: 1339
Reviews: 617
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%


Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after the hop flower Humulus Lupulus, this India Pale Ale style beer has enormous amounts of hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. With a very complex malt bill, flavors seem to meld with the hops to balance this ale and provide a ridiculous urge to sample more.
140 IBU

(Beer added by: arizcards on 06-13-2004)
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Reviews by boralyl:
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boralyl

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Thanks to mater for supplying this as an extra.

A - Poured into a pint glass it produces a 1/2 inch of creamy white head. The retention is pretty good and it leaves copious lacing. The beer is a hazy golden-orange with visible carbonation.

S - I got a large amount of grapefruit with citrus and caramel showing up in lesser amounts. It's got the right components for a great aroma, but it's somewhat muted. A little more of the aroma comes out as it warms, but it's not as aromatic as some other IPAs.

M - Medium in body with moderate carbonation. It has a resinous feel, yet still has some creaminess.

T - This beer begins with the malts, showcasing breadiness followed by smooth caramel flavors. The hops quickly jump in first providing light hints of citrus and then a full on grapefruit and pine flavor. It's got a nice medium bitterness in the finish with some alcohol warming effects as it goes down.

One hoppy delicious beer. Despite the aroma not being as potent as I would like, it does a great job in the taste and mouthfeel departments. I'd certainly go for this again if it were available.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2011 01:24:02 | More by boralyl
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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
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