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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

1,453 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,453
Reviews: 626
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 202
Gots: 104 | 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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Ratings: 1,453 | Reviews: 626 | Display Reviews Only:
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-27-2013 20:55:03 | More by duceswild
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linnymtu

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-04-2013 18:03:41 | More by linnymtu
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Knutron

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-16-2014 22:07:56 | More by Knutron
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CTJman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-24-2013 20:49:54 | More by CTJman
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-27-2013 13:22:37 | More by baybum
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-30-2013 23:03:23 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-02-2013 02:05:59 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

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

Pours medium orange with true lace rings from an off-white head.

Big pine and toasted malt aromas. Not much else.

Big pine hop flavor, and toasted malt. No caramel, no fruit. This one kinda dries out. Dry dark toast and hops? Lingering hop-bitterness, not just bitter. I like this.

Medium bodied and appropriately carbonated.

An easy drinker. Not super complex, but they go everything right. Nothing but what you want. Great IPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 00:30:09 | More by OtherShoe2
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Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-09-2013 15:48:00 | More by Brewer1980
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cp45

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-10-2013 02:53:17 | More by cp45
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jeremyd365

Michigan

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

Poured a nice dark golden pale and smelled strongly of citrusy hops. The taste was definitely more hops and finished with a solid bitterness. The mouthfeel was solid, medium-high but not so much that it lessened its drinkability, which was pretty high. Not too bitter and not too much alcohol. Overall a very good IPA. Another solid turnout from yet another solid Michigan brewery!

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2009 00:56:27 | More by jeremyd365
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SirDalton


4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-29-2012 09:50:57 | More by SirDalton
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loukoosh

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-23-2012 21:23:00 | More by loukoosh
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hawks10

Illinois

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

12oz. bottle poured into my La Fin Du Monde tulip...

Pours a brownish amber that is slightly hazy. A decent two finger bright white head forms and leaves some lacing...

A west coast aroma to this one, very nice. Pine and slightly floral hops, very resinous with a bit of a citrus hop presence as well...a slight aroma of sweet malt, but this one is all about the hops...

Bitter and dry, earthy and piny, no real presence of any citrus hops...a bit of sweet, caramel malt tries to be heard from but this beer is pretty one sided, finishes very dry...

Medium bodied with good carbonation, very dry finish and cotton-mouth aftertaste...

Pretty good "west-coast" IPA from a midwest brewer, too many other good IPA choices out there however to justify buying this one again...at least for now...

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2010 04:01:47 | More by hawks10
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oper8or

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-06-2011 22:23:23 | More by oper8or
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jenray

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-10-2011 02:49:16 | More by jenray
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into pint glass - thanks to biglobo8971 for this extra

Pours a tepid, hazed burnt orange with literally no head, retention, or lacing. Odd.

Some starkly pine hops in the nose with bready toasted tones.

A surprising blast of hops up front with an avalanche of pine and citrusy resin. Lighter grapefruit and rind touches are apparent. Very bitter throughout, with a lightly malted backbone. Slight caramel touches with doughy malt. Finishes extremely bitter and long with a light touch of alcohol.

Decent medium body, solid carbonation, very dry and lasting feel on the palate. Drinks decent, although the lingering hop bitterness seems to never end (which can be a positive aspect). This was my first Short's beer and I'm curious to try more.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2011 07:01:18 | More by xnicknj
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-04-2013 02:54:44 | More by JMurphy41
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-15-2013 14:16:20 | More by BillRoth
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-16-2013 02:23:29 | More by ElGallo
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-30-2012 23:11:57 | More by Texasfan549
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runfoodrun

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-23-2013 03:02:31 | More by runfoodrun
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-01-2012 23:41:00 | More by CoryR
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drabmuh

Maryland

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

Beer is amber and hazy with a thin white head that leaves a lot of lacing on the glass.

Aroma is hoppy but light with mostly piny with some earthiness in there as well. Minimal malt or sweetness.

Beer is medium to light in body and very bitter, finishes a little dry. Forward is a little thin but there are some pine notes in the midpalate. Its a decent IPA, very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2010 03:57:48 | More by drabmuh
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jkeffer13

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-30-2013 23:17:31 | More by jkeffer13
Short's Huma-Lupa-Licious IPA from Short's Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,453 ratings.