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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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6,364 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,364
Reviews: 1,351
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 222
Gots: 758 | 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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Vdubb86

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -1.4%

Served in a pint glass on tap at The Barley House in Algonquin, IL

This beer pours a hazy orange color with decent lacing from the frothy white foam head. The smell is of lots of hops, particularly the pine and lemon aroma derived from the hops used. The taste is honestly not nearly as hoppy as I had expected, and as a matter of fact that was a good surprise. There's not a hell of a lot to the taste, but the main components are citrus (lemony) and hints of banana. It feels really nice on the tongue and is one of the better drinking beers I know.

11-17-2010 08:23:41 | More by Vdubb86
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RDW

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

03-24-2013 07:43:06 | More by RDW
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cyrushire

Florida

4/5  rDev -5%

04-29-2013 05:42:06 | More by cyrushire
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Bookseeb

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +2.9%

Appearance has a nice golden amber color supporting a thin dissipating head leaving fair lace. Smell has a nice balance of malt and hops bringing out a sweet citrusy aroma. Taste has that same balance with the sweet malt and hop that finishes clean. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. One of the better and easier drinking IPA's I've had in awhile.

11-27-2013 02:25:01 | More by Bookseeb
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Unchi

California

4/5  rDev -5%

12-16-2011 13:52:57 | More by Unchi
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Docrock

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

12-25-2013 03:30:03 | More by Docrock
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -28.7%

10-20-2013 22:05:55 | More by Lanstrum
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-28-2012 15:02:19 | More by closisinthehouse
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -6.2%

Poured from the bottle into a tulip. Aggressive pour yields a nice big fluffy three-finger white head. Clear yellow color with nice lacing.

Aroma of oranges, and a bready, earthy-type wheat aroma. Prominent is the orange/citrus aroma.

Nice bitter hop flavor with just enough sweet citrus to balance. Not your typical wheat ale. This one is strong on the hop side.

For a wheat ale, it has a little too bitter aftertaste, but since I'm a hop lover, I approve. Easy to enjoy and fairly drinkable.

12-04-2010 01:09:24 | More by FanofHefe
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

11-05-2012 20:06:06 | More by JakeDebus
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MrVonzipper

California

4/5  rDev -5%

01-13-2013 10:59:28 | More by MrVonzipper
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

01-06-2013 02:20:16 | More by tastymug
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afksports

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%

01-25-2013 17:36:04 | More by afksports
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

12-11-2011 04:54:21 | More by CarolinaKev
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1424IpA

California

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

08-12-2013 03:29:52 | More by 1424IpA
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-13-2013 20:08:21 | More by Fargrow
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csmartin6

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

10-04-2012 23:25:44 | More by csmartin6
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stevec32

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1%

01-08-2013 23:56:36 | More by stevec32
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

07-17-2014 19:51:27 | More by MattSharpless
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prisdefer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

08-19-2012 22:27:05 | More by prisdefer
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-18-2012 05:10:21 | More by mkennedy119
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510a

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-06-2013 04:08:33 | More by 510a
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utopiajane

New York

4.01/5  rDev -4.8%

Pours light gold and clear with two fingers of foam that won’t fall down. Lots of clinging lace. The nose is grapefruit, pine and a little resin. As it warms it smells like wheat and honey. The malt is a surprising standout in the glass. Bready and lots of biscuit. The hops are vigorous earthy and herbal. Their spiciness is tamed down by the big malt character. What a surprise this beer was. A celebration of hops without being overly fruity or bitter. A celebration of pale malt that was straightforward and not overly sweet . Robust yet easy to drink with a lightly oily mouthfeel and a long dry finish. This beer really does have a little sumpin’ sumpin’.

06-11-2013 16:42:35 | More by utopiajane
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5%

08-06-2012 12:54:24 | More by ThinkAgain
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

01-22-2013 01:55:55 | More by ilikebeer03
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,364 ratings.