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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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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

7,091 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,091
Reviews: 1,392
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 272
Gots: 1,110 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1%

ironchefmiyagi13, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

cyrushire, Apr 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Hohnbaum, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

salthemonster, Feb 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Budinetz, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Horbar, Oct 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

sourdog, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

midlifec, Jun 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

sparx1100, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of tronester
4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A hazy dark golden in color. Aromas of various citrus fruits, and some pine cone. Taste begins with some apricot, then a bready middle, and a piney aftertaste. Mouthfeel is extra rich and creamy. Overall a quite strong, but quite good wheat beer. I assumed it was an IPA before I went to BA.

tronester, May 01, 2013
Photo of Tschnab
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- golden color with a off white head and a below average head.

S- lots of very fresh hops, citrus, some malts and grain

T- more hops, lemon and grapefruit, washed down by a good wheat character and bitter finish. Really balanced.

O- incredibly refreshing with a really nice hop character.

Tschnab, Aug 02, 2011
Photo of BostonHops
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

pours a clear, bright golden-yellow while yielding a fluffy off-white head. very respectable retention and a lot of nice lacing. great presentation. nose is very nice, offering a lot of citric and tropical hoppiness with some background characters of floral hops and wheat. really good.

taste follows the nose well - exceeds it even - with tons of citrus and tropical fruit, some floral notes and a wheaty/malty backbone. very tasty. medium bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall, this is my first (and definitely not last) go-round with this beer, and color me impressed. strikes me as a perfect summer barbecue brew. (not that i'll be confining my sumpin sumpin enjoyment merely to those occasions.) and so widely available to boot. not to be missed.

(originally reviewed: 06-27-2011)

BostonHops, Jun 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Ncpogs, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the B

A - Hazy orange. Decent head. Crazy lacing. When I finished this beer the top half of the pint class was painted with lacing.

S - Smells sweet. Not much else going on here.

T - Didn't notice hops up front. Sweet at first. Then the hops chimed in. Very nice. Solid pale wheat ale.

M - Light, Smooth, Sexy, Medium carbonation.

D - I generally don't like wheat beers. Love this one. Very balanced. Can't believe it's 7.3%. Well Hidden.

DNICE555, Oct 17, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

patm1986, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5%

CWhite, Jan 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

DerwinWentworth, Feb 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Pecan, Feb 22, 2013
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eulerthegrape, Feb 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

fox227, Dec 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

BrownAleMale, Jun 05, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my pint glass, this brew pours a golden yellow with a creamy white, fluffy, pillow like head that refuses to die. I love this one.

S: Complementing the wheat, the hops add wonderful notes of fresh citrus. This is probably the most hoped up wheat beer in the world.

T: The flavor follow suit, and is exceptionally smooth with the wheat malt. Amazing indeed, this brew drinks like a wheat, with the flavor profile of an APA.

MF/D: The mouthfeel is medium and very smooth. The drink is boarder line excellent. This is 7.5%? I don't think so.

TKEbeerman, Sep 05, 2010
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4/5  rDev -5%

ChrisKayler, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

TubaDan, Jan 14, 2014
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 7,091 ratings.