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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

1,421 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,421
Reviews: 624
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 201
Gots: 100 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-05-2013 18:43:13 | More by InspectorBob
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bfields4

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale golden straw color. Hazy but translucent. Nice big head at first that fades into a lace.

Floral hops very herbal smell.

More floral piny tastes with a nice hop bite. Spicy crisp finish. Not picking up much of the malts.

Nice amount of carbonation very smooth and refreshing IPA to go with the highly floral tastes.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2009 17:06:38 | More by bfields4
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amrozga

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-09-2011 21:12:44 | More by amrozga
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khargro2

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-10-2014 02:57:20 | More by khargro2
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RedHaze

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the HopCat in Grand Rapids.

Slighty hazy orange-tinged copper, with a one finger head that sticks around for a long time. The lase is nice and sticky as you would expect from a good IPA.

Smell; initially citrus dominates with grapefruit and a little lemon zest. After this warms a bit the hops become a little more floral and earthy, with a little pine and hay.

Taste; spicy earthy hops, with some pine, dried grass, almost tea like. Grapefruit and lemon add a nice citrus flavor, and then a little sweet caramel malts creep through for a second before being overcome by the hops.

Mouthfeel/drinkability; mouthfeel is medium bodied, and oily due to the hops. Drinkability is good. The beer is pretty drying on the palate, to the point that it may become a bit hard to drink more than one. Good thing there were so many good beers to choose from.

Serving type: on-tap

08-18-2008 01:36:20 | More by RedHaze
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-18-2013 22:14:36 | More by kaelingirl
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-17-2013 21:54:39 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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mjvos

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at HopCat in Grand Rapids, MI.

Poured an amber/copper color with a little bit of haze. Not much head to speak of, but it was consistent throughout leaving good lacing.

Smells of bitter hops, some citrus notes and pine. A good whiff left a slight burning sensation in the nostrils. This beers is about the hops.

Hop flavors come through as well with a bitter taste showing off the IBUs. Perhaps some of the alcohol is showing on this pour as well. Fairly dry in the mouth as well.

Overall, a very good IPA that focuses on the hop bitterness and does well doing so.

Serving type: on-tap

08-18-2011 05:33:57 | More by mjvos
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-22-2013 19:25:19 | More by JVan
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mater

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-06-2013 08:22:44 | More by mater
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-08-2013 05:03:45 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-13-2012 21:31:55 | More by klipper
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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-04-2012 01:17:47 | More by toyfull1
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-03-2014 23:35:02 | More by swtchuck
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KevinL

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2014 13:51:56 | More by KevinL
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-17-2012 05:27:18 | More by orangesol
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james582

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-10-2013 14:21:04 | More by james582
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Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-04-2014 03:49:13 | More by Jho3325
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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-15-2013 00:25:13 | More by No1Smitty
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-24-2012 05:48:23 | More by Stockfan42
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,421 ratings.