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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
89
very good

1,617 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,617
Reviews: 631
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 214
Gots: 155 | 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)
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

hansenm72, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Anino531, Jul 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

samie85, May 07, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Connor, Oct 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

tikk, Sep 15, 2014
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Sweffin, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

eberkman, May 30, 2009
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

BeerBuddy2122, Apr 12, 2013
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BrewtalHonesty, Apr 10, 2014
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threedaggers, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

smartassboiler, Mar 24, 2014
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hopswap1, Dec 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Bigtwin, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Fatdenny, Jul 26, 2013
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IPAchris, Apr 06, 2013
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Rifugium, Jan 27, 2013
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CanisMajor, Apr 24, 2013
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MaseFace, May 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

bcuz7, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

bumchilly25, Jul 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Beerasaurus, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

AngusOg, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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!

kalkavekkian, Apr 03, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

krome, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

DruRho, Mar 19, 2013
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,617 ratings.