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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

1,444 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,444
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)
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MBbeerking14

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Huma is from Shorts Brewery in Bellaire.

The best way to describe this beer is... Hops on Hops on Hops! The pour is a cloudy dark gold, and smells strongly of pine needles. Huma is a strong IPA, and deservedly is one of the best IPAs in the State of Michigan. The head lasts for a decent amount of time, and the finish is crisp and sharp. It is extremely bitter, but has a citrusy after taste. Huma Lupa is advertised as having a good balance with the malt, which I did not think at first, but upon second tasting it is a very well balanced IPA.

drinkability: As with most IPAs excluding sessions, I do not think I could drink more than two of these beers without a spinning head and burned out tongue. A great beer, in small quantities.

ABC 7.7%
96 IBU

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 23:38:48 | More by MBbeerking14
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emac1224

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-28-2014 02:41:05 | More by emac1224
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Dag48

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-27-2014 03:14:55 | More by Dag48
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balcomjo7

Michigan

4.64/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Huma-Lupa-Licious is an IPA beer. This beer has alot of Hops in it.

7.7 % ABV
Dark golden yellow color
Smell: Fruity with the hops smell to it.
Taste: Hops with fruity taste
It is a smooth IPA beer
Overall a great IPA. If you like hoppy beer, than you will enjoy this beer!

Served on Tap

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2014 19:54:15 | More by balcomjo7
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ThatsThatDude

New York

1/5  rDev -75.4%

04-25-2014 13:45:02 | More by ThatsThatDude
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gogreen99

Michigan

3.33/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A very bitter and hoppy India Pale Ale. Leaves a bit of a hoppy aftertaste which characterizes many IPAs. Golden hazy orangish color when poured with a white head. This beer has a hint of grapefruit which is overpowered by the hops. There is minimal malt presence. Overall, I would highly reccomend this beer by Shorts

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 15:16:28 | More by gogreen99
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WillKorn

Michigan

4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Probably may favorite India pale ale. It is very well balanced with a great hoppy taste that complements many types of dinners. A lot of IPAs taste the same to me, but this one tends to stand out and the creative name probably helps. I tend to prefer this in the summer even over fruiter and lighter beers.

Serving type: on-tap

04-21-2014 21:45:15 | More by WillKorn
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ktenneydenver

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2014 03:18:49 | More by ktenneydenver
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-20-2014 13:13:28 | More by markgugs
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-20-2014 05:26:02 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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garrettboatman

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-19-2014 21:55:21 | More by garrettboatman
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DavidRandall

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-19-2014 18:22:01 | More by DavidRandall
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-17-2014 22:49:11 | More by drdiesel9483
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-17-2014 20:43:34 | More by SkinniePost
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sonnens4

Michigan

3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: somewhat hazy/cloudy, dark golden-light brownish color

Smell: fruity, citrusy, pineapple, mango, orange

Taste: strong hop presence, but undertone hints of citrusy and fruity flavors (mainly mango/pineapple)

Mouthfeel: well balanced, smooth, medium body and slightly carbonated feeling

Overall: very good! a great all around IPA with great flavors, and a decent body but not overwhelming

Serving Type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 22:27:49 | More by sonnens4
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GGRECH

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-15-2014 11:13:50 | More by GGRECH
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-14-2014 05:45:31 | More by zestar
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DavidGross

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-14-2014 01:50:40 | More by DavidGross
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-14-2014 00:20:38 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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rlbthree

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-12-2014 18:40:34 | More by rlbthree
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-12-2014 14:23:46 | More by MJSawyer
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AshlandNacho

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-12-2014 02:58:31 | More by AshlandNacho
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-11-2014 00:04:19 | More by NHbeerfishing
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-10-2014 00:19:48 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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GratefulNole

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-08-2014 02:07:46 | More by GratefulNole
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,444 ratings.