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RATINGS: 739   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eworkman1 (40) - - MAY 4, 2014
Assertive and traditional pine/citrus hop aroma and flavor profile. Nicely balanced for a high IBU with sweet malty backbone that gives way to a dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (568) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 On tap poured into a shaker. The aromas are pretty prevalent caramel and citrus, with a light floral and resin note. It’s a slightly hazy amber orange with a light, white head with good lacing. The taste is highly bitter with a mellow, light sweet malty undertone. It’s a bit on the thicker side for an IPA, but not too bad ... moderate oily texture with a light, small bubble active carbonation. The body is medium-full with a grapefruit, resin, warm caramel, toast and a resin finish. Maybe more on the citrus peel side. The aftertaste is short and clean, mostly a traditional resin and grapefruit feel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
olundnat (25) - - APR 27, 2014
I love huma-lupa-licious! It is more on the hoppier side and is delicious. I get this beer almost every single time I see that a bar has is on tap.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dbree22 (11) - Dunedin, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2014
One of the best in the business. I get this shipped in from Michigan. This ipa has a unique finish. Very tasty. Even better on draft

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmd123 (10) - - APR 14, 2014
A very hoppy beer with lots of spicy notes in there as well. I would not suggest drinking a lot of them; felt somewhat heavy to me

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
terrybail (670) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
12 oz bottle from Steve I want to file a class action lawsuit against Alexander Keith’s for false advertising every time I have an IPA this good !

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
Bottle. Mild hop aroma. Hazy amber colour. Small frothy white head. The flavour is nicely hoppy, with some grapefruit. Has a little yeasty note. Ends on a rather bitter and slightly rough note.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3427) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with small white head. Clear aroma of hops with notes of fruit and malt and touches of caramel. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with citric touches and a bitter, grassy finish. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lukedarock (183) - Howell, Michigan, USA - MAR 29, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2014 Wow bang boom hops flavor I love it! Gotta be in the mood for this one, 7.7 abv NICE! Warning can be overwhelming

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottle from a trade with Chris in Michigan. Poured into snifter at home. Light looking golden amber with a mostly clearness. Thick white head and some solid lacing. Aroma was very powerful especially for the color of the beer. Very pine and pine resin notes with a heavy malt presence. Also citrus, earth, leather and cereal. Taste was very pine and bitter with slight citrus and hay. Mostly light in body, medium heavy in carbonation. Dry, pine, bitter finish. Overall good and packed full of flavors for an IPA.


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