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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

1,558 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,558
Reviews: 629
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 212
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

jeff96gt, Jul 14, 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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stvanderwoude, Aug 07, 2013
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qwe2323, Sep 05, 2012
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Jas45678, Jun 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got from FlanderNed, thanks! Look out...gusher! Served at fridge temp. Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Allagash tall snifter. Pours a pale golden color with a gigantic white frothy head...which lasts a long time! Appearance is very hazy. Leaves great patchy/frothy lacing.

Aroma is pleasant...lots of citrus and hops. Picking up crisp fruit, grapefruit. Slightly malty aroma.

Flavor is very good! Light, crisp, and hoppy mouthfeel! The hops are semi sweet and bitter for a great transition. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Not boozy...lots of citrus and grapefruit like flavors. Overall, a very good and impressive IPA.

ShadesOfGray, Apr 09, 2010
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Andrew526, Jul 23, 2013
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,558 ratings.