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

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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:
2,238
Reviews:
727
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
231
Gots:
449
For Trade:
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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a deep golden orange…fairly transparent, there is some bubble action in the middle…whitish head about a finger width formed, a thin layer hung around…(3.75/5)

Smell: A tempered earthy hops, like a damp, dark forest in the fall…some breadiness…also some citrus hops, I am getting faint orange whiffs…very earthy and grounded…(3.75/5)

Taste: A hop explosion initially…rich, robust earthy hops dominate early and linger throughout…bready, robust toasted malts present themselves in the middle phase, really only adding more flavor and robustness…it’s a full flavored brew, that’s for sure…the finish ends way milder, I really get the piney/earthy and a bit of citrus hops flavor…the robust toasted malt flavor lingers into the after taste combining with earthy bitterness to leave a strong flavor well after I swallow…(4/5)

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy body…robust, chewy feel…nice carbonation for such a full flavored beer, it shows a softer side to this ale…finishes a bit wet and tart…(4/5)

Overall: This is a solid brew…the hops is strong, earthy and robust…I realize I’ve used “robust” about 8 times in this review and that really is the best word to describe it…it’s like a swift kick to the chin this ale…the hops is surprisingly balanced by the malt which is why it’s so full flavored...i think one or two of these in a night would do me fine...(3.75/5)

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3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A hopped up kick to the moth. Very bitter, but full of flavor. If you love IPA's then give this beer a try. The hopiness/bitterness can be overpowering, one and done kind of beer. Love Shorts brewing company. blah blah vlah blah blah blah blah blah blah gsfnsfn

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3.7/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours golden amber with a one finger head. Left good lacing.

S - Grapefruit, pineapple, malty, moderate pine. Grapefruit really dominates the scent.

T - Apples, a bit of rotten banana, quite malty, pineapple in the middle, and a slightly resonous finish. Juicy as well.

M - Medium somewhat creamy body with almost no carbonation.

O - Overall, I've had a few too many IPA's tonight. Perhaps I have gotten sick of them tonight. I don't know. This one was good, but not a whole lot different than the other's i'kve had earlier.

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4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
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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Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale from Short's Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 2,238 ratings.
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