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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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6,114 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,114
Reviews: 1,338
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 199
Gots: 629 | 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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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-28-2012 04:55:22 | More by Giantspace
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dark orange.

Smell is very sweet and reminiscent of cotton candy. Citrus, and light peach.

Taste is fruity with some peach flavors. A bit of citrus and some pine. Yeasty, ginger, lemon and mango.
Great mouthfeel. Smooth,light nice carbonation and very easy to drink.
I don't really see the wheat part of the beer. To me it's mostly just an IPA. Albeit a verygood IPA.

Lagunitas makes some very different and very tasty beers. This is a really good one from them.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2009 01:59:05 | More by BigMike
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JizackFH

New York

4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - This beer pours a bright golden apricot color. It has a nice fluffy white head, that left nice lacing on the glass as it fell. Some carbonation bubbles are present.

S - The smell is very nice. It has a nice clean hop presence. There are also nice fruit notes present like orange, tangerine, and pineapple. There is also a nice sweetness present.

T - Very nice taste. It has a very clean hop profile. There are a lot of tropical fruits present. I'm surprised this is a wheat beer, I never would have thought that. The taste is good, clean and refreshing. The finish is clean, slightly bitter, and has some citrus as well.

M - It has a nice medium body and good carbonation. It goes down easy. it is very refreshing, and slightly dry.

D - The drinkability is good. I think this is a great summer beer. It is really refreshing, and the taste leaves you wanting more. I would have no problem drinking a 6-pack of this.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 00:40:02 | More by JizackFH
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nataku00

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-29-2014 17:38:51 | More by nataku00
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-16-2013 00:05:30 | More by JDizzle
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Modernrickk

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-09-2014 22:13:11 | More by Modernrickk
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-20-2013 12:58:09 | More by BeerCon5
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stealth

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-07-2013 21:06:03 | More by stealth
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-03-2012 19:04:57 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-10-2012 15:55:37 | More by durlta
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deereless

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Nice thin layer of foam that sticks around, some decent lacing along the edge, light gold with hint of copper – 4.00, S: Amazing nose – very gentle sweetness, lots of tropical fruits including pineapple and some citric grapefruit, quite floral, bready malts though they definitely play second fiddle to the hops – 4.50, T: Tons of grapefruit and lemon zest, hint of chalkiness and heap of bitterness, subtle sweetness – 4.50, M: Mouth feel is crisp and clean – 4.25, D: Very refreshing with wonderful hop bite, extremely drinkable beer – 4.25

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 19:48:53 | More by deereless
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-29-2013 13:25:36 | More by Celtics76
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-11-2013 13:29:23 | More by wonothesane42
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ksimons

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-01-2014 01:46:50 | More by ksimons
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.6/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Look – clear light amber color, with about two fingers’ worth of off-white colored foam that dissipates somewhat quickly.

Smell – very sweet smell, almost like orange juice or grapefruit juice.

Taste – slightly hoppy, but most noticeable is the citrusy taste, which indeed still seems to be that of orange or grapefruit.

Mouthfeel – pretty well balanced, but leans a little more on the watery side.

Overall – not a bad brew, and not bad tasting at all. Tasting it in the fall now, but it was probably aimed at being a summer beer, which makes a lot of sense.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2011 21:23:04 | More by Nerudamann
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scottwurst

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-24-2014 01:57:48 | More by scottwurst
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-19-2014 04:24:38 | More by qcbrewer
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sparx1100

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

09-05-2013 03:46:26 | More by sparx1100
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-19-2013 23:21:25 | More by drgonzo2k2
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-12-2013 16:39:22 | More by JMUbrewz
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-22-2011 01:04:04 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-30-2011 11:00:35 | More by AlexChillton
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

02-03-2013 21:49:25 | More by DerwinWentworth
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Hazy golden.
Smell: sweet, citrus, hoppy.
Taste: This is only my 2nd review...I would have guessed IPA or APA, not wheat, but there is a crispness I haven't tasted in either. Very tasty.
Drinkability: Wouldn't have guessed 7%. I'm drinking this fast.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2009 23:15:12 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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kmanjohnson

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-13-2014 05:35:06 | More by kmanjohnson
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,114 ratings.