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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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6,376 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,376
Reviews: 1,351
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 224
Gots: 769 | 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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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-24-2013 23:29:21 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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-ronin-

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

03-17-2013 19:26:03 | More by -ronin-
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Metalaero

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-24-2013 21:18:40 | More by Metalaero
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

06-22-2014 20:20:52 | More by my_knew_craft
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cgrunin

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-26-2013 00:32:44 | More by cgrunin
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McNealc31

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%

Pours kind of a hazy gold with a fluffy white head. Smells like honey, hops, and wheat. My first taste is about the same. It's kind of like a wheat IPA. There's some grapefruit, some grass, a little bit of malt sweetness, and long, dry, tart finish.

You'd never guess it's 7.5% ABV.

I definitely get more IPA than wheat, which is probably why I like it! Overall, it's different, certainly worth a try. Very drinkable, especially for its ABV.

05-19-2011 01:28:03 | More by McNealc31
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vitters03

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-05-2012 21:22:57 | More by vitters03
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-11-2013 03:16:20 | More by nstroup
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Rmatuszak2

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

10-21-2012 17:17:57 | More by Rmatuszak2
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-26-2013 02:01:40 | More by Roy1586
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RussBeercier

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

06-04-2013 20:42:29 | More by RussBeercier
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Daffron24

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

08-03-2013 04:33:24 | More by Daffron24
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BrooBub

Maryland

5/5  rDev +18.8%

11-15-2011 03:47:46 | More by BrooBub
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TGS

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-05-2011 17:41:22 | More by TGS
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gregshead

California

3.68/5  rDev -12.6%

Enjoyed on 8/6/11.

A: Amber color w/ a very white frothy head that dissipates quickly.

S: Lots of hoppy citrus smells. Grapefruit, some light grain in the background.

T: Very light taste. Mostly hops, maybe faintly taste some wheat but the hops overpower it by a lot.

M: Very light feel w/ high carb feel. A little bit of alcohol burn on the mouth at the end.

O: If you want a hoppy pale ale w/ some wheat flavor, this one might be for you. It had too much hops and not enough wheat for its style in my opinion. That being said, an enjoyable beer.

08-29-2011 05:33:09 | More by gregshead
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Moheban

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-21-2013 05:59:12 | More by Moheban
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engagechad

Virginia

4.53/5  rDev +7.6%

Purchased as a single from Trader joes - poured into a DFH snifter

Pours a straw yellow/amber with nice head and good lacing. Smells absolutely wonderful. man. Hops are there in a big way but there is a nice cool soothing aroma as well that I can't really describe. Taste follows. There is a nice soothing minty taste and it is great on the finish. I love this beer.

Overall this is a beer that I think everyone should try. Do it. I will try it again and again.. ..

07-11-2011 02:04:01 | More by engagechad
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Myst

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

03-28-2012 02:29:15 | More by Myst
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likeemdark

California

5/5  rDev +18.8%

01-27-2012 13:24:34 | More by likeemdark
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MADhombrewer

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Appearance- Clear golden color with a big white, fluffy head. 4.5/5

Smell- Big citrus hop note with a smooth wheat finish. Some pineiness as well. 4.5/5

Taste- Orange and caramel. Lots of citrus flavored hops. 4.5/5

Mouthfeel- I can only describe this as a crisp creaminess. Very good mouthfeel. 4.5/5

Overall- Lagunitas rarely disappoints me. This is no exception. This is one of the beers that is always in my fridge during summer. 4.5/5

06-30-2011 03:55:08 | More by MADhombrewer
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BerkeleyBeerMan

California

3.9/5  rDev -7.4%

Appearance: Pours a nice golden orange. Slightly cloudy. No head.

Smell: Warm caramel malts. Hints of nutmeg. A bit spicy. Hops are a mix of orange peel and pine cone. Nice sweet balance. Doesn't burn my eyelids off.

Taste: I didn't know this was a wheat ale when my wife picked this out for me at bev mo'. This is really pleasant. It has a tropical punch quality.Sweet tart and sugary. The malts blend well with the hops. This beer is finely balanced. The general taste is somewhat close sweet white wine. The hops aren't super astringent and they finish well. This is really mild tasting being a 7.5 abv beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. It has a little bit of the swish factor because it doesn't dissolve instantly.

Drinkability: I could drink a few of these easily and be more intodxicated than I would want to be, due to the high ABV. It would be a good finisher for a hefeweizen tasting session.

02-09-2011 06:35:23 | More by BerkeleyBeerMan
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wembly13

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-15-2013 16:52:29 | More by wembly13
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Daktah

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

05-30-2013 13:30:24 | More by Daktah
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msarver16

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.8%

07-17-2012 08:38:11 | More by msarver16
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NastyNate11

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

07-01-2013 02:43:41 | More by NastyNate11
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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