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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

6,113 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,113
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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Ratings: 6,113 | Reviews: 1,338 | Display Reviews Only:
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McBraniel

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-10-2013 12:11:47 | More by McBraniel
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kingslotty

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-12-2012 00:55:58 | More by kingslotty
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Beermaine

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-12-2013 01:42:02 | More by Beermaine
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-09-2014 01:26:09 | More by BradleyR
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-08-2014 21:12:38 | More by Jotora
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-29-2014 19:29:07 | More by AMarkle6524
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eberkman

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy dark gold with a huge, frothy, sticky eggshell head that does not seem to reduce. The smell is a grapefruit bomb -- like sticking your nose into a huge vat of fresh-squeezed ruby red. Delicious but not a lot else present there. Very hoppy brew -- mostly cascades -- big grapefruit presence like in the aroma. But overbalanced by an enormously sweet maltiness -- perhaps too sweet. Not very wheaty. And though it has wheat, it's much more akin to a DIPA than a "Pale Wheat Ale." Mouthfeel is somewhat chewy with a good spritely tingle at the end. A little too cloyingly sweet and a little too big to session. Overall a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2009 00:10:31 | More by eberkman
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JohnnyP3

Alaska

4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a straw/gold color with a nice substantial white foam head. Good retention on the head, which sticks to the sides of the glass producing some nice lacing. Fairly clear brew.

All kinds of delicious hop aromas: citrus, tropical, herbal. Nice pungent aroma that really makes you want to dive in.

Taste is hop flavors similar to the nose up front. Resinous, oily hop goodness. Some herbal flavors as well -- mint or slight hint of basil, which a previous reviewer suggested. Citrusy hop flavors linger in the finish. Hops are balanced my a little malty sweetness and some dry biscuit flavor. Well done. 7.5% ABV was not noticeable at all.

Mouthfeel is slick and oily. Decent amount of carbonation.

Overall, this was a really enjoyable, thirst-quenching, wheat beer with some great hop flavors going on throughout the flavor profile. I will be revisiting this one come summer time.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2012 02:21:46 | More by JohnnyP3
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lcdawg

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

04-13-2012 12:53:48 | More by lcdawg
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BrownNut

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Medium gold. Attractive textured white head of fine foam that sticks around for a good while.

S - A comforting and familiar malty smell I can't quite put my finger on, underneath a hoppy smell that's borderline a lunchmeat note I don't want. But that seems to fade throughout the glass. There's also a light floral nectar sort of smell, which may border on orange-vanilla.

T - Very smooth. A gentle, cool, honey malt flavor with a moderate hop tang on the back end.

M - Soft

O - A pleasant, soft, fruity, floral, sweet-ish sipper. There's one note in the nose I don't like, but that's the only thing I don't like.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2012 23:37:11 | More by BrownNut
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ctrevino

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-04-2012 23:50:39 | More by ctrevino
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

04-13-2014 19:37:42 | More by marmstrong1212
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Kreko7

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-20-2013 21:30:09 | More by Kreko7
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gspeer711

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-13-2013 04:36:41 | More by gspeer711
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

04-18-2013 04:12:37 | More by dmadsen
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HereforBeer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-14-2013 21:14:20 | More by HereforBeer
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yanosh

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-02-2014 03:08:51 | More by yanosh
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mikecharley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

09-18-2013 19:49:25 | More by mikecharley
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jborg

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-07-2013 22:37:51 | More by jborg
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JulianB

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-27-2013 00:27:04 | More by JulianB
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GMan

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

10-26-2012 18:19:04 | More by GMan
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Robdrinx

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

11-10-2012 23:23:35 | More by Robdrinx
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Rion

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

02-19-2013 20:44:35 | More by Rion
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-13-2013 17:28:21 | More by DiscLizard
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,113 ratings.