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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

1,438 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,438
Reviews: 625
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 199
Gots: 104 | FT: 5
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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Ratings: 1,438 | Reviews: 625 | Display Reviews Only:
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johnhenryconway


4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-16-2011 16:57:23 | More by johnhenryconway
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Zuidman

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-16-2011 03:45:25 | More by Zuidman
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NSaad23

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-13-2011 14:17:25 | More by NSaad23
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gphillips5300

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-11-2011 20:08:48 | More by gphillips5300
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IlPostino

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-11-2011 18:31:51 | More by IlPostino
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bezakjon

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-11-2011 16:35:09 | More by bezakjon
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jenray

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-10-2011 02:49:16 | More by jenray
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beergoot

Colorado

4.53/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: nice, long lasting white head. Beer was a beautiful golden color. Excellent carbonation.

Smell: Definite, but not over-powering hop aroma.

Taste: Nice bitterness throughout and melding nicely with the soft, malty taste at the end. An excellent combination of hop and malt flavorings.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, soft carbonation on the tongue.

Overall: A great example of an American IPA. Classic in its hoppiness, looks, and taste. Definitely worth checking out if you're looking for a more restrained IPA rather than a DIPA hop bombs.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 23:35:34 | More by beergoot
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amrozga

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-09-2011 21:12:44 | More by amrozga
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riored4v

Colorado

4.22/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in to a "perfect pint". 1/2 finger, white head with a hazy golden colored body. Good lacing left behind.

Aroma smelled of some great citrusy hop smells. Pineapple, grapefruit and orange. Some mild caramel and maltiness.

Taste was very tasty and very much an IPA. Strong hop flavor upfront with tropical fruit, pineapple and grapefruit. Middle lends some malty sweetness before getting smacked with a great bitterness in the finish that was resiny and a bit piney. The bitterness lingers for a bit, but it doesnt numb the tongue on further drinks.

Mouthfeel was medium body, medium carb and a bone dry finish that really accentuated the hops.

Overall it was a very good IPA. In your face hops and bitterness. Really enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 01:16:08 | More by riored4v
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-07-2011 02:19:14 | More by rab53
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oper8or

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-06-2011 22:23:23 | More by oper8or
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McCranky

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-05-2011 22:27:03 | More by McCranky
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buddyvelt

Michigan

3/5  rDev -26.1%

12-05-2011 06:25:44 | More by buddyvelt
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mdvatab

Indiana

3.63/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received in trade with cosmonick. (Cheers!)
Poured from 12oz bottle into imperial pint glass.

Aroma: Pineapple, light citrus, and orange juice sweetness.

Appearance: 2 finger creamy off-white head. Golden-orange, semi-hazy body. Nice soapy lacing!

Flavor: Wow! Very strong bitterness that hits straight out of the gate and lingers long through the finish. (The label didn't lie!) Sweetness if very low, but shows up to provide an brief nod to balance. This one is like eating a grapefruit without sugar, but with even less sweetness. Definitely one of the more bitter, drier IPAs I've ever had.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. And hop tannins are very drying.

Overall: The bottle label says "A complex malt and hop theme park in your mouth", but I found complexity lacking from what was more like a "hop explosion in my mouth". Not bad, but also not one I'd seek out again unless I had a serious fever for some bitterness. That said, it would be interesting to try on-tap!

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 17:17:00 | More by mdvatab
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jz989

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-02-2011 15:55:06 | More by jz989
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

12-01-2011 02:48:14 | More by barnzy78
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barleyPops

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle from Woodchopper. pours a cloudy orange/amber with a lasting frothy white head. aroma is a nice mix of pine and grapefruit. flavor is pleasantly bitter with loads of pine, orange and grapefruit zest and an interesting sweet caramel backbone. medium to full bodied with a nice amount of carbonation. this is damn tasty! I need to find more.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 23:06:31 | More by barleyPops
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-30-2011 03:08:08 | More by brandoman63
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RudiNicole

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-29-2011 19:34:48 | More by RudiNicole
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Doodler

Colorado

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-29-2011 09:05:03 | More by Doodler
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-28-2011 02:28:40 | More by bigdaddypolite
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joshrosborne

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-27-2011 23:57:48 | More by joshrosborne
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joelBfrasier

Colorado

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-25-2011 16:25:03 | More by joelBfrasier
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Jips

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-23-2011 19:23:37 | More by Jips
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,438 ratings.