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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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6,021 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,021
Reviews: 1,333
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 194
Gots: 585 | 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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vkv822

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into tulip snifter.

Pours a lightly hazy dark yellow, with a thin white head.

The aroma is very hoppy, with juicy grapefruit and pineapple upfront.

Tropical fruits are also the focus of the taste as well, though they are a bit more balanced out by some light pine hop notes. There are some faint wheat and pale malt notes in the backing. There are no hints of alcohol from the relatively high ABV.

The mouthfeel is fairly medium bodied with a crisp finish.

This definitely is one of the hoppier wheat beers I have tried, or it could just pass as an IPA brewed with some wheat. Either definition works. A very easy drinking beer, especially considering the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2011 02:47:38 | More by vkv822
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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
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Poured bottle into glass. 7.5 % abv

Appearance- Pours a translucent golden yellow with a lively two finger head that hangs around.

Smell- Ripe orange along with grapefruit citrus hints. Sweet bready malt as well.

Taste- A fresh toasted biscuit malt flavor arrives and quickly develops into a strong wheat character. This wheat flavor blends along nicely with the citric hop bitterness as the two tastes co-mingle with each other. This wheat/hop taste pairing of this beer is interesting and different to me. Very easy drinking.

Mouthfeel- Surprisingly light and thin for the vibrant taste and 7.5 percent abv. Well done.

Overall- A very interesting and delicious beer that is both wheaty and hoppy. A top among the APWA style for sure. As my first Lagunitas beer I was impressed. A must try for those seeking a tasty and potent warm weather brew.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,021 ratings.