A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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4.25/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Haven't had the pleasure of drinking this little fella in quite some time...mmm...tasty.
Great clarity and equally fine golden color. Head retention dies off a bit as expected, but the lacing is thick and foamy.
Lots of fruit on the nose: orange peel, pineapple, pear and green apple, some red grapefruit, maybe even a touch of apricot. As it warms the wheat comes through a touch; definitely some malt character as it reaches room temp.
Flavors don't disappoint. Lingering apple rinds on the back palate along with some light pineapple notes. Front is a citrus bomb...kaboom. Lemon, almost akin to lemonade, some bitter grapefruit as well. Definitely has a helluva hop bite throughout but most noticeably on the finish, especially for a wheat beer.
Body is crisp, clean, and refreshing. Nice carbonation on this one that lends well to summer sippin'. A bit of residual stickiness so you never forget those glorious hops.
Definitely a bit of a heavy hitter coming in a touch over 7%, but these are pretty easy drinking as far as the abv goes. The alcohol is definitely not pronounced here. Kick back, relax, and enjoy.
Serving type: bottle
08-19-2010 01:39:48 | More by WOTO97
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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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