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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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1,556 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,556
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 211
Gots: 142 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

denimdemon, Mar 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

neckbracesub, Mar 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

MallyOMight, Mar 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

nmann08, Mar 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

Cutty, Mar 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Sparky44, Mar 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

soze47, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

syntax, Mar 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

JVoyager, Mar 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

DelicateDelirium, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Stinger80OH, Mar 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

DruRho, Mar 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Dshep1340, Mar 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

SimcoeJoe, Mar 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

alienlifeforcecube, Mar 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

lunarbrew, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

alamode, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

kleinhanscs, Mar 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

bunique686, Mar 08, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev -1.2%

No Date on the bottle

A - Pours out dark golden with a haze accompanied by a slight white head that dissipated rather fast.

S - There is a earthy, grassy hops with a nice strong biscuit, hay, woody, nutty malt presence. This bottle could be old but am unsure with no date but the hops are really not present here.

T - The taste more powerful then the nose with malts then hops to follow. It has a strong bitter bite with floral, grassy, earthy, nutty, and biscuit notes. Definitely hoped forward, and does not leave your palate un-harmed. Slight alcohol in the back and perhaps some saltiness, as the hops die off.

M - Medium bodied and soft with a good amount of carbonation to keep the bitter bite moving. On the dry side and leaves mouth wanting more. Bitterness bites into your taste buds here so watch out.

O - A nice local IPA that is relatively easy to find with a good price. Its one of shorts better beers in my opinion. Has a very bitter bite for you hop heads and will not leave you disappointed, and one I turn to when I want a hop bomb. Not the best tasting beer but it has a Bite to remember, Cheers!

DrinkMoreBigBeers, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

jtdolla911, Mar 07, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -6.4%

On tap at DTW airport in nonic pint glass - slight haze, but nice floral and spicy aroma. Taste is bitter and dry, but appropriate for style with pleasant mouthfeel. Light lacing and head retention - this may partially be due to how clean the glass was. No off flavors detected. Positive overall impression.

birwulf, Mar 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

fullmoonbeer, Mar 06, 2013
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,556 ratings.