Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale | Short's Brewing Company

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2,217 Ratings
Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale AleShort's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

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

Added by arizcards on 06-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,217
Reviews:
721
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
11.19%
 
 
Wants:
231
Gots:
439
For Trade:
11
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of randylangford
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of stoutman
4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

THIS BEER IS HUGE!!! LOVE IT! Tons of Hops, so beware if that’s not your bag. Lots going on with the variety of hops used along with the pine and citrus, so it kicks you in the teeth and makes you think at the same time. Tastes great in the bottle but if you see it on tap jump on it. One great beer.

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Photo of jaybags
2.75/5  rDev -31.6%

Photo of visualmartyr
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of GuernzWeed
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of yamar68
3.53/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to shamrock for sending this my way!

Great looking IPA - hazy honey gold body with a creamy finger of paper white head that laces perfectly, tons of tiny beading from beginning to end.

Some dank citrus type hops, sweet corn malts, faint conifer presence, nice and balanced.

Not as rich as the nose would suggest... hops are muted to an abstract bitterness, malts are pleasant though and actually do fine with the citrus peel bite, which makes for a clean finish.

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Photo of beergorrilla
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of derricksmalls
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of Johnnyramirez
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Singlespeedmtb
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of DrIPA
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of golancers
5/5  rDev +24.4%

Photo of AlMarzo
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of hopswap1
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Brad7132
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Salacioussiren
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of bpowers315
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of KJane
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of onespartan
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Tee2Grn
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of djwhit24
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of mactrail
3.02/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

A mouthful of hops with a totally bitter aftertaste. Pours an orangey amber in the glass. Hugely fragrant with a variety of hops, from flowery to piney.

Serious hop overdose. It's hard to rate this, since it seems so extreme. Resins and something medicinal. This might actually be a good hop concentrate to spice up that case of macro brews. A little oily and sharp in the mouth. Acidic, really. Hot and all hops, all the time. I have to go back to the old "Drinkability" rating and call it "not." Strictly for the those seeking the lash of the Hop Mistress.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Grapevine Liquors in Denver.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Half finger head with excellent lacing on a golden with orange hues body which is slightly hazy. Excellent tropical fruit, grapefruit and candied pear citrus aroma. Hoppy flavors follow with more candied fruit with mild tart and citrus bitterness up front with fairly strong pine resin bitter finish. Malts are relatively bland and are mostly in the background. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not bad. The flavors are a bit disorganized in this one which disrupts its complexity.

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Photo of Cyberhoptic
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of larebear
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale from Short's Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 2,217 ratings.
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