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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
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1,716 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,716
Reviews: 642
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 225
Gots: 208 | FT: 6
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:
Beer added by: arizcards on 06-13-2004

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
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A fantastic IPA and truly yet another winner from Shorts. This bottle was consumed on the afternoon of 05/09/2009 and poured into a pint glass.

The rich velvet like amber pour was a touch cloud and capped by a wonderful light light of white that reached a height of around of two inches before dropping down with copious amounts of side glass lacing. Rich and biting citrus hops across the nose, bitter with a sweet orange peel like zest to it. Super smooth flavor here with a nice medium bodied feel and more then ample carbonation. The biting hop note mellowed mid palate as some nice balancing came into play with light buttery like malts and a light hint of grain before a smackdown of hops came across my tongue and shattered all hop of anything but a luscious and dry finish.

Such a super drinkable and wonderful IPA. Classic in the west coast style this was a drinker all the way. I would dine on this one daily and above all, a fantastic beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into an imperial pint. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!

A: Pours an obviously unfiltered glowing peach color with 1 1/2 fingers of khaki colored cream on top. Loads of gorgeous lace left behind and some whispy tendrils of suspended yeast were spotted floating in the glass.

S: Btter, pungeant aromas of orange, tangerine, and grapfruit that gradually morph to something more spicy and piney. Nice underlying scents of caramel and biscuity malt.

T: Tastes just as it smells. Glorious! Baked biscuits lend the perfect amount of balance to the hop explosion going on here. As it warms, flavors of pineapple and fresh cut grass began to emerge. Loads of white pepper in the finish.

M: Big, sticky, and astringent with a healthy white pepper zing. I swear, I was able to taste this for more than a minute after each sip. Yeah, the finish lasts a little while.

D: What a fantastically hoppy AIPA! I had to continually remind myself to not guzzle the contents of my glass. Michigan, Great Lakes, great times, incredible beer!

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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,716 ratings.