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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

1,523 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,523
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 214
Gots: 134 | 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:
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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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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.

11-14-2012 00:57:15 | More by spinrsx
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nate-henry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-06-2014 08:25:53 | More by nate-henry
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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-19-2011 05:35:42 | More by cosmonick
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-11-2013 23:54:14 | More by Massbmx
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lloydboss

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-23-2014 00:41:07 | More by lloydboss
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-18-2011 11:35:07 | More by Bilco
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-24-2013 18:15:53 | More by BEERschlitz
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mentallyatrophic

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-25-2014 23:10:44 | More by mentallyatrophic
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ttylicki

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2014 23:48:19 | More by ttylicki
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-01-2012 02:09:00 | More by ssimpson89
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rbrefbeerman

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-16-2013 03:51:38 | More by rbrefbeerman
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-17-2014 22:49:11 | More by drdiesel9483
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dnh2

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 17:49:20 | More by dnh2
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hansenm72

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-01-2014 18:31:09 | More by hansenm72
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Anino531

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-22-2012 21:22:10 | More by Anino531
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samie85

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

A-Medium amber color with a two finger white head.

S-Sweet tropical fruits - pineapple, and mango with spicy pine, grapefruit, and some caramel malt.

T-Sweet grapefruit and pineapple, caramel malt, and finishes with a dry, bitter pine note.

M-Really smooth; medium bodied and very low carbonation.

D-This is a pretty solid beer that goes down easy. The mouthfeel really contributes to how easy drinking this one is.

05-07-2010 01:37:03 | More by samie85
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Connor

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-24-2012 14:00:28 | More by Connor
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-12-2014 01:07:39 | More by Sweffin
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eberkman

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours a moderately hazy honey-gold bordering on orange with a rich, rocky one-finger cream-colored head that displays excellent retention, leaving a pretty network of lacing on the inside of the glass. Big hoppy nose -- good citrus presence, but primarily piney, resiny and floral notes. Big citrusy and piney hops on the tongue. Significant malt backbone gives this good balance in the middle, giving way to a peanut skin flavor, ultimately moving to a bitter lingering finish that almost borders on the astringent but fortunately stops just short. Oily mouthfeel with tingly carbonation. Perhaps a little bit big and intense to session, but very enjoyable. Recommended.

05-30-2009 02:24:46 | More by eberkman
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BeerBuddy2122

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-12-2013 21:07:30 | More by BeerBuddy2122
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BrewtalHonesty

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-10-2014 00:19:48 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-27-2014 00:23:36 | More by threedaggers
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-24-2014 15:43:42 | More by smartassboiler
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hopswap1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-14-2013 11:38:00 | More by Bigtwin
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,523 ratings.