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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

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outstanding

6,097 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,097
Reviews: 1,337
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 198
Gots: 619 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 50% wheat malt and all the "C" hops.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2009)
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Reviews by eclaycamp:
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eclaycamp

Kansas

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear light orange, with a moderate head made up of small interlocking bubbles. Aroma is hoppy, with some big citrus notes (I'm picking up oranges) coming to the forefront. The wheat character is there, but it's subdued. If I was tasting this blind I probably would call it an IPA or Pale Ale based on the aroma. Taste is pretty stunning. I had several of these the other day and they went down smooth and easy. This beer is bursting at the seams with flavor, with huge fruity IPA notes hitting the palate first, chased by wonderful malt that's highlighted by the wheat. Not all that bitter, which is nice in a beer like this. The second sip showcases more of the hop profile, with big pine and grass notes this time. Malt flavor errs on the sweet side rather than the dry, which means that this one goes down quick and easy - and at 7.3% ABV that's something you may want to monitor. Carbonation is relatively high, but given the wheat character and malt sweetness, that's actually welcome. Tastes like an IPA but it's easy to drink like a Wheat Beer. Fantastic and unique.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 15:03:02 | More by eclaycamp
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A: light yellow. Clear. Thick-foamy head. Sticky lacing throughout drink.

S: orange.

T: citrus. Pine. Medium bitterness. Definite wheat in the malt profile. Alcohol is hidden well.

M: medium carbonation. Medium body. On the dry side.

O: good beer. Balanced well. Not too hoppy or malty.


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A - golden with a medium white head slow bubbles rise from the bottom

S - freshly cut grass, citrus and slight sweet malt smell in the background

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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