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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

1,414 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,414
Reviews: 624
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 200
Gots: 100 | 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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yamar68

Minnesota

3.48/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to shamrock for sending this my way!

Great looking IPA - hazy honey gold body with a creamy finger of paper white head that laces perfectly, tons of tiny beading from beginning to end.

Some dank citrus type hops, sweet corn malts, faint conifer presence, nice and balanced.

Not as rich as the nose would suggest... hops are muted to an abstract bitterness, malts are pleasant though and actually do fine with the citrus peel bite, which makes for a clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2012 20:04:08 | More by yamar68
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-21-2012 15:31:24 | More by beergorrilla
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derricksmalls

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-16-2012 17:38:52 | More by derricksmalls
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Johnnyramirez

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-16-2012 03:40:49 | More by Johnnyramirez
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Singlespeedmtb


5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-16-2012 02:21:47 | More by Singlespeedmtb
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DrIPA

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-15-2012 05:41:06 | More by DrIPA
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golancers

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-13-2012 22:15:15 | More by golancers
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AlMarzo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-12-2012 01:57:39 | More by AlMarzo
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hopswap1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-11-2012 15:47:41 | More by hopswap1
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Brad7132

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-07-2012 00:59:27 | More by Brad7132
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Salacioussiren

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-04-2012 03:45:24 | More by Salacioussiren
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bpowers315

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-02-2012 20:40:10 | More by bpowers315
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KJane


4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-30-2012 02:38:48 | More by KJane
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onespartan

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-26-2012 20:23:24 | More by onespartan
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-25-2012 01:35:20 | More by Tee2Grn
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djwhit24

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

11-24-2012 17:31:25 | More by djwhit24
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mactrail

Washington

2.98/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

A mouthful of hops with a totally bitter aftertaste. Pours an orangey amber in the glass. Hugely fragrant with a variety of hops, from flowery to piney.

Serious hop overdose. It's hard to rate this, since it seems so extreme. Resins and something medicinal. This might actually be a good hop concentrate to spice up that case of macro brews. A little oily and sharp in the mouth. Acidic, really. Hot and all hops, all the time. I have to go back to the old "Drinkability" rating and call it "not." Strictly for the those seeking the lash of the Hop Mistress.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Grapevine Liquors in Denver.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 07:29:03 | More by mactrail
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Half finger head with excellent lacing on a golden with orange hues body which is slightly hazy. Excellent tropical fruit, grapefruit and candied pear citrus aroma. Hoppy flavors follow with more candied fruit with mild tart and citrus bitterness up front with fairly strong pine resin bitter finish. Malts are relatively bland and are mostly in the background. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not bad. The flavors are a bit disorganized in this one which disrupts its complexity.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 02:07:46 | More by kylehay2004
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Cyberhoptic


4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-20-2012 21:44:31 | More by Cyberhoptic
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larebear


3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

11-20-2012 07:40:18 | More by larebear
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 05:55:10 | More by chippo33
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sliks96

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 02:14:20 | More by sliks96
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VernonKell

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-15-2012 22:50:12 | More by VernonKell
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avschmitt

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2012 22:02:56 | More by avschmitt
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

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

12oz bottle received in trade with leafsj - thanks buddy!

Appearance - Hazy copper colour with an average size fizzy/frothy off-white coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation and there is some good lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, hops, grapefruit, pine

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste hops and malts mixed with caramel. There is also quite a bit of bitter resiny pine and grapefruit peel and pith. It ends with a bitter hoppy malty aftertaste.

Overall - A good dose of bitter hops but lacking in the fruity juiciness department. Still a great beer that I would drink again. Reminded me a bit of a Finest Kind IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 00:57:15 | More by spinrsx
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
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