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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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6,378 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,378
Reviews: 1,352
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 224
Gots: 769 | 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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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-20-2014 16:03:19 | More by NorthSideSean
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scot_lutte


4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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onlymurderers

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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swfeidt

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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njbusa

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-19-2014 13:36:27 | More by njbusa
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Billybrewboy

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-18-2014 23:51:12 | More by Billybrewboy
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gkoz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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bscuderi


4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Andrew24

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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dantsbeats

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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Quattrofiend

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-17-2014 02:56:55 | More by Quattrofiend
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +1.7%

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. I am somehow just now finally getting around to reviewing this one; it has been years since I've last had this beer. Looking forward to having it again. Listed here as an American pale wheat ale, I always thought it was an IPA.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a bright juicy orange body. Light chill haze, with three big fluffy fingers of white head. Very good head retention for the high 7.50% abv. Good thick scattered white lacing. Looks very nice.

S - The nose has all of the traditional aromas of a hoppy IPA - orange, grapefruit, papaya, pine, fruit rinds. Some soapiness present. A juicy tropical fresh smelling aroma.

T - Taste follows the nose - big bitter grapefruit / orange rinds, piney, herbal, hoppy. Lemongrass / wheat presence. The wheat is more noticeable on the taste than on the aroma. Very nicely balanced.

M - Feel is crisp, creamy, and bitter. Resinous piney hops. Dry on the finish. Light bodied with good carbonation.

Overall, a delicious beer from Lagunitas, it's easy to see why this is one of their flagship beers. Deliciously drinkable.

Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale ---4/5.

04-16-2014 20:34:48 | More by mfnmbvp
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kabritz

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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New Jersey

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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Beervana

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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sid240

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

This is now my favorite beer, it was my 3rd try at American Hoppy Wheat beers. GumballHead, 80 Acre and then a Little Sumpin. Great cloudy color, terrific foamy head. I really like the citrus profiles these beers have. I like that it has a higher ABV%, the tangerine flavors don't cloud or fight the beer taste. I can't wait for the brewery to open up in Chicago.

04-13-2014 13:55:55 | More by sid240
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TwoBeers

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-13-2014 03:26:54 | More by TwoBeers
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,378 ratings.