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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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6,125 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,125
Reviews: 1,338
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 198
Gots: 635 | 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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gr0g

New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden straw color. Only a slight haziness. Bountiful head with good retention and lacing. Massive C hop aroma, all over the citrus spectrum. Some gentle notes of ripe peach and apricot, too. Spicy and grassy on the tail end.

As this is quite heavily hopped, the perceived bitterness is up there in IPA territory. The flavor profile is all IPA. Loads of bitter citrus rind. Grassy and dank. Very light malt backbone, though you can detect the wheat as it just tastes a bit different than, say, an all pilsner malt IPA.

This is an IPA with wheat for all intents and purposes, and a big one at that - big aroma, big flavor. I consider it an excellent and somewhat unique beer among the year-round IPA selection.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 19:43:36 | More by gr0g
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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,125 ratings.