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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,642 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,642
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 215
Gots: 159 | 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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4.12/5  rDev +1.5%

Babbatron, Aug 25, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

alphaacid9000, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

ranokmai, Aug 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

ScottyG, Jul 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

RDQueena, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

lenderpants, Oct 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

OleLouIPA, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of jdb288
3.43/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from trade. Amber pour with white head. Aroma is pungent pine, citrus. Taste is nice balance of traditional hop flavors - resin, orange, grapefruit. Malt helps to balance the sweetness. Lingering bitter finish.

One of the better Shorts offerings in my opinion. I look forward to this one every year.

jdb288, Jan 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

Cutty, Mar 26, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

Hammer28, Sep 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

BigJaws, Jun 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

librariangela, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

SirDalton, Jun 29, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Drank on tap at Rose's, did not see the pour. The head faded to a thin lacy layer of white. Color is a nice light brown, almost clear. The aroma and taste are heavy on floral hops, as one might expect from an IPA, and they are very good hops, not overly bitter. There is enough malt to balance the hops. I have been impressed by other Short's, and this keeps the winning streak going.

ribby, May 29, 2010
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4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes of 4/2/11

I received this special bottle from my friend Kaman in a 6 pack grab.

A = Amber brown. Similiar to a nut brown ale in appearance. Semi cloudy body. 2 finger froth, thick lacing, moderate carbonation.

S = Hops hops hops! Grass, clover and honey.

T = Super hops! Note of pine nut and grass. Really nice!

M = Malty on the front end, nice bitter hop finish. Fresh.

O = This was a great surprise. :) Really well crafted with this special hop blend. This is sure to please any IPA-o-file!

getgetgettleman, May 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

gphillips5300, Dec 11, 2011
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somethingcreative, May 17, 2013
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SimcoeJoe, Mar 16, 2013
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4.52/5  rDev +11.3%

nsiergiej, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

kenny400m, Aug 17, 2014
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,642 ratings.