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RATINGS: 714   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 96   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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A complex malt and hop theme park in your mouth
Huma Lupa Licious’ name derives from the hop plant, Humulus lupulus. It is Short’s best-selling India Pale Ale. Huma Lupa Licious is brewed with five different hop varieties, providing a punch to the palate. Between the beer’s abundance of hops, and the type of hops used in its creation, it has a delicious bitter taste and enticing citrus aroma. The hearty malt bill melds well with the hops for a perfect balance.

Huma Lupa Licious is the product of Joe Short wanting to create the ultimate IPA experience. Originally, Huma Lupa Licious was named Humulus Lupulus Maximus, and went through several recipe changes before settling on the recipe we know and love today.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bucs572000 (237) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2013
12oz bottle in a trade, thanks Devin. Aroma is floral, citrus, pine, and caramel. Flavors are pine, citrus, grapefruit, floral, caramel, and English malt. actually quite bitter and sweet. For being a hop bomb and a malt bomb it’s kind of balanced, if that makes sense lol. Great beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1110) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours slightly cloudy amber with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are floral, pine, grapefruit, and malt – with a slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (3949) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Valkendorfsgate, Bergen. Pours a slightly hazy deep orange body with a small white head. Nose is piney syrup tones, cacti, leaves and hints of grass and citrus. Taste is pine, citrus peel, syrup, grainy caramel and hints of grass, herbs and peaches in the back. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Another American IPA which was probably quite different (and most probably quite a bit better) before it undertook the long journey to Bergen via lots of stops. Still very nice, though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2308) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle, taste of a nice bitter hops with some pine in there, citrus as well, and overall nice drinkable IPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3576) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured an amber orange color with aromas of hops, citrus, pine, light malt. Flavors are the same a nice IPA overall that I could drink everyday.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brentv (314) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle at Merriman Grill in Romulus. Orange pour. Citrus aroma. Good flavor balanced toward bitter as most IPAs. Good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holtguy (114) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Good IPA. Orange and cloudy with citrus aroma. Flavor is a bit unbalanced towards bitterness, but I think that’s what they were going for. Good, but too many better IPAs out there for me to rate higher.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (520) - Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle. Murky orange and amber. Malt hop citrus aroma. Not a lot of the citrus makes it through to the flavor. Pretty bitter.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6514) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 27, 2013
On tap. Pours a clear amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has a combination of pine and citrus with a nice grain backbone. Flavor has notes of pine and grass that grows to a bit of resin with a grain backing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6142) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2013
Medium offwhite head. Hazy amber body. Strawy earthy toffee aroma with biscuity notes. Dry, and faintly sweet, resiny toffee and biscuit taste with citric notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dry resiny spicy pine needle aftertaste with toffee and rye crisp bread notes. Very nice and highly drinkable. (0.355l bottle from wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)


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