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

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1,601 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,601
Reviews: 630
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 213
Gots: 153 | 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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AmeriCanadian, Jul 25, 2014
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Jamison85, Jul 14, 2014
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uptown, May 28, 2014
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Rich540, Apr 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on tap at Hopcat.

A- Pours a hazy orangish red with a nice fluffy white head that left a good amount of layered lacing.

S- Citrus and pine hop aroma. A bit of caramel malt in the background.

T- Taste of citrus and piney hops with a good resiny taste and balanced out with a bready malt taste.

M- Medium to full in body. Nice and oily finish.

D- High for this IPA as it is nearly perfectly balanced between malt and hop.

nrbw23, Jul 13, 2008
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: pours a slightly hazy orange with a half finger head. Large bubbles become a fine lacing later on.

S: huge floral, citrus, pine, and bitter smell. Some sweet maltiness ensues.

T: the instant it hits my tongue I get malt, then it goes directly to bitterness, then citrus and pine, and finally it leaves a thin pale malt aftertaste with a hint of sweetness. Nope, it's not done. The bitterness and hops hang forever. Really lasting flavors.

M: initially carbonated, then smooths a bit with time in the mouth. Finishes crisp, but coats the tongue for a lasting tasteful finish.

O: excellent IPA. I'm an IPA person from Michigan, and I can't believe I never tried this before this year. Good thing I picked it up at Meijer's.

Holland, Oct 12, 2011
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bbal325, Aug 16, 2014
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ktenneydenver, Apr 21, 2014
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chuckv, Sep 10, 2013
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antoines15, May 01, 2012
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C2H5, Sep 15, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at the Old Chicago in Okemos, MI.

A huge 25 oz. mug of this bad boy. A lovely orange with white sudsy head that left webby lace.

Smelled strongly of citrusy hops as well as some pine. Let me know I was in for a strongly hoppy treat.

Taste: Strongly hoppy with sweet honey malts, pineapple hops, and citrus. Ended bitter and resiny. Yum. Reminded me of Majaraha. A wee bit on the bitter side for me, but hoppy and delicious.

MF and D) Sharp carbonation, tingly, medium body. Delicious and easy to drink. I actually guessed the alcohol was higher than it is, at 7-8%, but that was based on how I was feeling, not the presence of alcohol in the taste or feel.

A good MI IPA. I'll get it again.

sophisticated, Jun 23, 2010
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Gambrinus1184, May 28, 2013
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FEUO, Nov 11, 2012
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Kevin_Young, Oct 15, 2013
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
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