Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale
Short's Brewing Company

Huma Lupa Licious India Pale AleHuma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale
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Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
American IPA
Ranked #705
Ranked #8,866
4.04 | pDev: 11.14%
Tuesday at 10:34 PM
Jun 13, 2004
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.

70 IBU
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Rated: 5 by mtnav from Michigan

Tuesday at 10:34 PM
Rated: 4.23 by oberon from North Carolina

Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by BeerLover99 from Illinois

Sep 26, 2023
Rated: 3.96 by TreyJ88

Sep 12, 2023
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

4.41/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale pours a slightly cloudy, bronze color with a large, long-lasting head. The aroma has notes of earth and dark green vegetables. The flavor notes earth, many vegetables, and immense bitterness. Good feel. Overall, a great, big, bold classic IPA with lots of bitterness, malts, hops, and everything.
Aug 06, 2023
Rated: 3.17 by cindiwindi1025 from Michigan

Jul 22, 2023
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Reviewed by Oktoberfest from Ohio

3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
There's an initial sweetness to this beer that fades fast, kind of like your ex. Mellow and not overly bitter. You think I'm going to make another joke about your ex, don't you? Creamy, and easy to lap up. Look, I'm done with the yuks here, okay?

Alcohol at 7.7% seems a little low for an imperial, which is what they claim but I see it's listed here as a regulation IPA. In fact, of about eight random IPAs I picked up, this has the lowest ABV. Good head retention. JUST LIKE YOUR
Jul 15, 2023
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Reviewed by Brenden from Ohio

3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
L: Dark yellow-gold with a slight haze in its otherwise clear body; grows a whitish head of fluff with good hold and nice lacing down the glass
S: Hops all over the nose: citrusy, a little tropical, and grassy with a pithy bite to it, though a vague hint of malts does seek to add balance; sharp despite some sweetness and breadiness trying to break through
T: Follows suit; goes big with the hops but adds just a touch of sharpness and astringency, though it does have at least a little balance from a caramel / doughy malt note
F: A medium body holds firm with crisp carbonation, and the bite in the throat is eased in a smoothing finish; the hoppy finish lingers with lots of citrusy notes that last
Jun 27, 2023
Rated: 4.29 by BLPasch from Michigan

Apr 14, 2023
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Reviewed by The_Snow_Bird from Michigan

3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a light golden amber color with a large thick frothy head on top. Has a light hop smell and nothing more. Taste is of malts and small dose of citrus. Easy to crush this one.
Mar 28, 2023
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Rated by Col_forbin87 from Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is the perfect beer. A Michigan source of pride.
Dec 24, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Oct 30, 2022
Rated: 4.23 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Sep 18, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by warpedrevolution from Illinois

Sep 11, 2022
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Reviewed by Khocolate from Tennessee

4.85/5  rDev +20%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
I thought this IPA should have gotten a higher rating from Beer Advocate than others. Disappointed. At any rate, this IPA is almost Epic to me, in my opinion. Great Bear.
Aug 28, 2022
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Reviewed by Bitterbill from Wyoming

3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
From Beer Drop. Canned March 10th 2022?? It should not be that old.

Nice clear gold sitting under an inch of foam.

I smell citrus, pine, and some cardboard malt. Not surprising.

Grapefruit citrus, pine, malt that definitely says that this is past its prime.

Good mouthfeel, I am not going to hold the age of this beer to the brewery.
Jul 06, 2022
Rated: 3.67 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

May 29, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by Sparty1965 from Michigan

Apr 06, 2022
Rated: 3.75 by MillyLite from Michigan

Feb 10, 2022
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Reviewed by SaCkErZ9 from South Carolina

4.55/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Very solid beer we have here. Enjoying this one while up in MI on vacation. Pours a little dark for my liking but the foamy head is wonderful. Plenty of lacing too.

Aroma is a little subdued but contains a decent amount of hop aroma with a little alcohol.

The darkness concerned me that is may be too sweet and this is in the sweeter, grainy side. The flavor is wonderful though. Plenty of hop bitterness and tons of hop flavor.

All in all a really good beer. Glad I picked one up.
Dec 31, 2021
Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 2370 ratings