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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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6,617 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,617
Reviews: 1,367
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 239
Gots: 872 | 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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4/5  rDev -5%

jakea, Mar 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

Lanstrum, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Docrock, Dec 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

fox227, Dec 20, 2011
4.25/5  rDev +1%

BUNZILLA, Sep 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

weonfire, Feb 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

ramrod666, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of BigMike
4/5  rDev -5%
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.

BigMike, Jun 25, 2009
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

jk3, Feb 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

abcdefghijkyle, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of HopDerek
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A bottle enjoyed at Union Jack's Manatawny.

Pours a clear amber color with 1 finger of off-white head into a snifter. OK retention and some lacing. Smells of honey, grapefruit, orange, and toasted grain. Tastes of citrus fruits like grapefruit, orange, and tangerine, honey, wheat, and perfumey and floral hops in the finish. Medium in body with good carbonation. Smooth with a nice bitter bite. Hoppy but balanced, easy to drink. Refreshing and a good hoppy summer brew.

HopDerek, Jun 13, 2009
4.25/5  rDev +1%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Nov 22, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

JakeDebus, Nov 05, 2012
Photo of vandemonian
4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale has a yellow colour and a good head that lasts. It has a nice hoppy smell with a hint of citrus. The taste is hoppy with a hint of citrus bitterness. It's nice and foamy in the mouth and very drinakable. It's delicious.

vandemonian, Dec 31, 2010
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

comfortablynirm, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of JizackFH
4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
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.

JizackFH, Dec 22, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

AlexChillton, Nov 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

1424IpA, Aug 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

stevec32, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Wobbly, Aug 12, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -14.5%
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.

Nerudamann, Oct 10, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

user785335, Mar 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

drgonzo2k2, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

Unchi, Dec 16, 2011
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,617 ratings.