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

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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,439 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,439
Reviews: 625
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 199
Gots: 104 | FT: 5
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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Ratings: 1,439 | Reviews: 625 | Display Reviews Only:
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PattyMelt

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-21-2013 07:48:16 | More by PattyMelt
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Skillz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-06-2014 23:20:35 | More by Skillz
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-09-2013 03:13:08 | More by Norseman
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Evan

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-05-2013 23:40:02 | More by Evan
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taospowder

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-23-2014 04:36:51 | More by taospowder
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jeffoatess

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-03-2012 20:28:48 | More by jeffoatess
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Czar_chasm

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-23-2012 18:55:08 | More by Czar_chasm
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GreyHobson

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-18-2014 21:59:14 | More by GreyHobson
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-28-2013 14:47:57 | More by WOLFGANG
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THECPJ

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

reviewed from notes:

appearance: golden orange with a 1 finger white head

smell: citrus, hops,

taste: citrus, hops, dry bitter finish

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body

overall: a very nice IPA from the guys that make other strange brews.

Cheers,
The CPJ

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2011 16:47:39 | More by THECPJ
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Mfred94

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-19-2012 16:48:20 | More by Mfred94
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-17-2013 13:00:36 | More by ChrisMon02
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Billakowski

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2012 03:33:45 | More by Billakowski
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-30-2013 00:52:40 | More by DrFunkenstein
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Jips

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-23-2011 19:23:37 | More by Jips
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-21-2011 18:42:34 | More by Rochefort10nh
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ripperltj

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-15-2014 19:29:28 | More by ripperltj
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Fitzmke

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-04-2012 02:14:48 | More by Fitzmke
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kasper

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a vibrant amber with yellow highlights; nice creamy banana cream-colored head that leaves some crazy lacing patterns on the glass.

S: Big aromas of sticky citrus: tangerines, oranges, hint of lemon and almost a tad soapy. Lots of sweet tropical flavored fruity malts underneath.

T: Big on the fruity malts, lots of orange citrus flavors going on, some soapiness, with a big, semi-dry bitter bite from the citrus hops.

M: Medium-heavy to heavy body, mild carbonation, bit sticky and syrupy.

D: The nose on this beer is fabulous, flavors are pretty good but don't standout from a list of other highly acclaimed and tasty IPAs. Bitterness helps mask the ABV very well but may be too much for some. Good beer all around.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2009 20:46:37 | More by kasper
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Drs3

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-20-2013 01:15:16 | More by Drs3
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association330

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with a label that boasts an image of a hop flower and the statement "A complex malt and hop theme park in your mouth".

A - Pours a rich, cloudy golden color, similar to a half-aged apple cider. A pinky of creamy off-white head fades to a bubbly cap with sticky lacing.

S - Intensely hoppy, with grapefruit rind the dominant aroma here. Some pine sap comes through as well, with a balancing note of caramel malt. Overall it's fresh, floral, and spicy.

T - Hops, hops, and more hops. Some juicy sourness. The resinous pine flavor really comes through here, with the grapefruit rind more in the background, and almost no balancing malt presence, which I find unfortunate. I'm not looking for a lot, just a little, and the brew suffers from a lack of it. Nice dry, bitter finish. Just the slightest touch of alcohol at the back of the throat.

M - Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Nice and refreshing, not filling.

D - A hophead's dream brew. This one seems to be all about the hops, with very little malt balance. I love hops, but I personally feel the drinkability is affected by the lack of a subtle, balancing malt backbone.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2009 00:16:25 | More by association330
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AHeaston8

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-25-2014 21:46:19 | More by AHeaston8
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shredder83

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-22-2014 10:29:53 | More by shredder83
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EdVandenberg

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-09-2014 20:30:32 | More by EdVandenberg
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from notes when we were so lucky to receive a shipment of Short's for GABF 2011 :)

Poured from bottle to pint glass. The beer pours a golden amber orange color that is mostly translucent though slightly hazy. Nice 2 finger white head with good retention and lacing throughout. The aroma is earthy hops: pint, herbs, along with a mild citrus character. Backbone of grainy malt also prevalent. The flavor brings a gush of hops: pine, grapefruit, mint, pineapple, nice. Medium bitterness. The biscuit malt flavor provides a pleasant background. Finishes a bit dry. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, a good beer. Really enjoy the hop character! Nice solid American IPA!

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 14:14:12 | More by hopfacebrew
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,439 ratings.