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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: 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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4/5  rDev -1.5%

ej285701, Nov 16, 2011
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Adamostella, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

GGRECH, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

BrkfstOfChmpns, Sep 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

hopnado, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

spycow, Apr 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Flight317, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a nice golden with a white head that leaves a nice layer of foam throughout the drinking experience. There is even a little lacing on the glass.

S-Grapefruit hops and some malt on the nose, nothing overwhelming.

T-Grapefruit, oranges, stand out from the hops and it has a nice malt backbone.

M-Not too carbonated or syrupy, just about right for the style.

D-Very good session beer. Its easy to drink and tastes really good.

Overall, I enjoyed this ipa given to me by a friend who came back from Michigan. I think the bottle gifted to me was a little old, so the hops may have died down a little. I would love to try a fresher bottle and to drink this again. I recommend this beer, but it by no means is as good as Two Hearted.

thegodfather2701, Apr 10, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

olafphysics, Aug 09, 2013
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bezakjon, Dec 11, 2011
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emac1224, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the Grand Trunk pub in Detroit last weekend. Pours a dark golden orange. Tastes very bitter with a nice hop bite and has a tangy finish to it. Goes down quite smooth and is very sessionable. Shorts has disappointed me for the most part, but that could be due to bad/infected batches in bottling in the past with some of their other offerings. This was pretty solid on tap though.

WeedKing4, Jul 31, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

midlifec, Dec 26, 2013
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Fargrow, May 25, 2013
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lenderpants, Oct 22, 2012
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pharts, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

pentasyllabic, Jul 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

gulli, Dec 19, 2013
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mjm47, Jul 10, 2013
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Zone_Fighter, Dec 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a murky golden color with reddish hues and a smallish head and decent lacing on the glass.
S-Nice...no, very nice floral citrus aromas predominantly of grapefruit and tangerine, as well as piney hops.
T-The citrus aroma carries forward to the taste of sweetness up front followed by the bitter piney hops at the finish.
M-This beer has a moderate feel and mild to moderate carbonation.
D-Very drinkable and pleasant overall. Refreshing and crisp.

bierenutz, Nov 17, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

grumpygerman, Sep 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

JMBSH, Dec 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

HarmonMW, Jul 03, 2012
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,558 ratings.