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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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Ratings: 1341
Reviews: 619
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by bwiechmann:
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bwiechmann

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this in the Telephone Game BIF from abraxel as an extra- much thanks man.

Pours a beautiful orange with a nice head of... wow- the smell hits you before the head even fully forms, I'm gona enjoy this. Copious amounts of lacing make a pretty beer.

Smell is all hops. Sharp and caustic notes of citrus and pine hit you in unrelenting waves. I suppose there's a little bready malt backbone if you look for it.

In regards to taste this brew lulls you into a false sense of security with those bready malts mid-palette. Then, Bam, it mushroom stamps you with hops. Citrusy, piney, resinousy hops come again and again, sticking to the tongue and increasing in intensity with each sip. Wonderful.

Overall, an awesome brew made for the hophead in you. As far as IPAs go, this can stand toe to toe with the best of them. Thanks abraxel for giving me the opportunity to try this and for giving me two so I can get another fix!

Seek this one out- it's worth it.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 00:41:36 | More by bwiechmann
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gogreen99

Michigan

3.33/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A very bitter and hoppy India Pale Ale. Leaves a bit of a hoppy aftertaste which characterizes many IPAs. Golden hazy orangish color when poured with a white head. This beer has a hint of grapefruit which is overpowered by the hops. There is minimal malt presence. Overall, I would highly reccomend this beer by Shorts

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 15:16:28 | More by gogreen99
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WillKorn

Michigan

4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Probably may favorite India pale ale. It is very well balanced with a great hoppy taste that complements many types of dinners. A lot of IPAs taste the same to me, but this one tends to stand out and the creative name probably helps. I tend to prefer this in the summer even over fruiter and lighter beers.

Serving type: on-tap

04-21-2014 21:45:15 | More by WillKorn
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ktenneydenver

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2014 03:18:49 | More by ktenneydenver
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-20-2014 13:13:28 | More by markgugs
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-20-2014 05:26:02 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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garrettboatman

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-19-2014 21:55:21 | More by garrettboatman
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DavidRandall

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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sonnens4

Michigan

3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: somewhat hazy/cloudy, dark golden-light brownish color

Smell: fruity, citrusy, pineapple, mango, orange

Taste: strong hop presence, but undertone hints of citrusy and fruity flavors (mainly mango/pineapple)

Mouthfeel: well balanced, smooth, medium body and slightly carbonated feeling

Overall: very good! a great all around IPA with great flavors, and a decent body but not overwhelming

Serving Type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 22:27:49 | More by sonnens4
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GGRECH

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Ohio

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Ohio

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Florida

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Michigan

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Indiana

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Illinois

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Florida

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