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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

1,509 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,509
Reviews: 628
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 212
Gots: 131 | 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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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-27-2013 01:29:49 | More by Rifugium
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-24-2013 22:43:37 | More by CanisMajor
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2012 16:08:45 | More by MaseFace
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bcuz7

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-06-2014 02:52:50 | More by bcuz7
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-26-2013 20:39:15 | More by bumchilly25
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-10-2013 02:25:14 | More by AngusOg
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kalkavekkian

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Spied a single sixer at the store and pounced! Beautiful orange color with nice head and lacing. Smelled of pine and citrus with a sharp tingle in the nose. Tasted of strong citrus hops with a strong bittering hop in the front and a sweet pine in the back. Mouthfeel was medium and carbonated quite well. Finish was bitter and dry. Drinkability was so good i polished off 5 while my cousin finished off my hopslam and batch 9000! I like Shorts Huma-Lupa-Licious!

04-03-2010 01:29:28 | More by kalkavekkian
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DruRho

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-19-2013 00:44:05 | More by DruRho
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-31-2013 07:07:01 | More by martyl1000
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avschmitt

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2012 22:02:56 | More by avschmitt
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Jstark5150

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-03-2012 04:15:05 | More by Jstark5150
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portia99

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Portsmouth goblet. Date on bottle says it was packaged in March 09.

A - Pours a hazy, bright orange color. A creamy head forms with an off-white, slightly yellowish color, about 1 finger high. Head dissipates quickly and leaves a decent collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.

S - Smells of citrusy and spicy hops and bready malt. Well balanced, expected more hop aroma here. Beer is about 4 mths old, not too old but maybe like some others (Nugget Nectar, for one) the hops leave this one quickly.

T - Good full bitterness with lightly malty flavors underneath - bready, biscuity flavors. Bitterness lingers - some fruitiness appears as the beer warms and hops take on a sharper bite.

M - Beer has adequate body, slightly thin but appropriate for the style. Bitterness lingers into the aftertaste. Carbonation is on the higher side and gives a good prickly feeling in the mouth.

D - This is quite a good IPA with good flavor and medium body. Alcohol is present but not really overpowering. Feels pretty smooth going down...definitely could have another one or two of these.

07-30-2009 00:43:55 | More by portia99
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1jstafan

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-10-2014 17:42:21 | More by 1jstafan
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-26-2013 21:51:01 | More by nmann08
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RyV

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-21-2013 03:57:25 | More by RyV
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-27-2012 15:02:42 | More by DaveHack
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s_wit

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-05-2013 18:47:28 | More by s_wit
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coz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-11-2012 04:36:42 | More by coz
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kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-02-2013 00:42:11 | More by kell50
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avalonct

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-08-2013 01:17:08 | More by avalonct
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Received in trade from jbck109 thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a deep golden/copper color with a finely bubbled white head that dissipates quickly to only a ring around the top of the glass. Smells like hops, yeah really. Grapefruit and sour orange are prevalent in the aroma backed up by fleeting hints of biscuit and caramel. Taste is resinous, citrus, with some biscuit malt found deep underneath. Every sip I take adds to the resinous and citrus onslaught besieging my palette. Resinous mouthfeel, medium to full body, light level of carbonation. This is definitely a beer to help get your hop fix on. I enjoyed this although at times I did feel it bracingly bitter.

02-20-2011 05:09:47 | More by johnnnniee
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fatboy91

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2013 18:54:03 | More by fatboy91
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 05:55:10 | More by chippo33
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smutty33

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-03-2012 18:36:15 | More by smutty33
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,509 ratings.