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RATINGS: 757   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of TheCheeseMan. Pours an almost clear deep golden with an off-white head. Fresh peachy and citrusy hops in the nose. Medium body, fruity and peachy with a solid hop bitterness in the finish. 130909

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 11, 2009
Dan’s Bachelor Party Extended Weekend Rating #84 of 90. Bottle Dan picked up in MI. Pours cloudy/golden/orange with fading white head. Nice sweet fresh citrus hop. Pretty bitter, smooth, and piney. Very Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Pours golden orange with a stick white head. Dark honey malt and piney hop aromas. Lots of malty flavor give way to tounge singing pine bitterness. Medium body with some oil. Pretty dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3629) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle via trade on BA. Golden orange pour with medium white head. Aroma is grapefruit and floral hops and a little malt. Flavor is mostly hops - grapefruit and pine needles - as well as some pale/biscuity malt that does not add much sweetness, letting the hops do their thing. Dry, hoppy finish and a medium body. Good for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlabastorJones (810) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 21, 2009
no head, orange unfiltered body, citrus hop nose, stinks of centennial, dry spicy bitters and bright hop flavors, pretty decent IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellomynameis (876) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2009
Mmmmm, delicious hoppy aroma. Nice and grape fruity with an obvious malt back bone. Flavour seems to be less hoppy than the taste would let on, kind of has a PNW feel to it without a ton of bittnerness. Great o drink, and easy, too!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sonicdescent (384) - Donora, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Appears cloudy but bubbly in my Sam Adams Sensory glass. Not much in the way of head or retention. Apple cider look. Smells very fruity. Excuse my smell sense, I haven’t reviewed in a while so I can’t get much more specific than that. It is an enticing smell. Taste is a bit subdued compared to the smell, definitely some bitterness and a good taste, just a bit more mild than I would prefer. Mouth is thin and bubbly, a good mix, though I have been shown a thicker IPA and it was damn good. Another goodie from Shorts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CheersBabe (62) - USA - AUG 16, 2009
Smells of citrus and hops. The flavor starts well with a strong, hop and citrus taste. It tapers a little off at the end but is certainly not watery. Overall a good IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bejaaamin (115) - London, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2009
praise be to Milos. hazy light copper in appearance. nose is heavy with hops, smells like a bag of sticky buds, sweet dough, pine tree, clove, citrus, herbal, i wish they made cologne like this! extremelly dry on the palate, a little low on the carbonation, solid bitterness with just enough sweetness. i likey!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GodOfThunder (1248) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Draft at the brewery. Pours a pretty amber with a nice strong citrus hop nose. Flavor is bitter citrus hops all along. Pretty good with a lingering finish.

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