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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

1,669 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,669
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 218
Gots: 174 | 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,669 ratings.