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

Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale AleShort's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale
BA SCORE
4.04/5
2,248 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
Ranking:
#2,831
Reviews:
728
Ratings:
2,248
pDev:
11.14%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
229
Gots:
455
Trade:
10
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured to a nice two fingered head that was offwhite in color. Ale itself was brownish golden in color. Left some nice lacing with every swallow. Had that piney, hoppy, malt smell going on. Tastes of pine, hops, and malt. Had a little bit of bitter aftertaste that was stronger than I liked. Aftertaste hung around for a while. Felt good in the mouth. I thought the carbonation was right. Overall I thought it was a good brew by Shorts. Id buy again.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a couple of 6 packs during a quick trip to Michigan. It wasn't quite as good as what I remembered from 3 years ago, but it is a fine beer. It is massively hopped, but it has enough malt to up the alcohol and overall flavor. A long-time favorite beer that didn't disappoint.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.52/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours a mild to dark amber.

S: Hints of citrus, pine, and hops.

T: Bitter start that transitions into a sharp hopped body with hints of grapefruit/citrus zest, and floral/earth.

M: Dry from start to finish.

O: This beer is a Short's top 5. Hop heavy, yet easy to drink. A solid go to beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from Beer Baron (Detroit, MI).  2.49. Bottled 5/09/12. Served in a Cigar City snifter. 

Pours clear orange amber with a half finger chalky head. Little lace. 

Smells of grapefruit, pine and biscuity malts. 

Taste mixes bittersweet grapefruit, rind, sweet bread and spice. 

Medium light feel, mild carbonation. Long dry bitter aftertaste. 

Above average but nothing stands out.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.09/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours bronze/amber and cloudy. Small white head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is minimal.

Smells of hops, slight smell of malt. Piney, not so much citrus, but a typical IPA smell.

Tastes slightly more bitter than most IPA's, but the balace is just about right. Certainly a "hopmonster". Slight taste of malts and sweet citrus flavor, but more bitter than anything. The flavor was bold and complex.

Finishes pretty dry, but it drinks easy.

This is a bitter IPA that is just above average imo.

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Short's Huma Lupa Licious India Pale Ale from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 2,248 ratings
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