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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

7,244 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,244
Reviews: 1,402
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 282
Gots: 1,191 | FT: 5
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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4.89/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Enjoying a sixer of this excellent pale ale.

Pours a straw yellow gold with a fluffy white head that exhibits good retention.

Smells floral and taste really really good. This one is an Instant favorite. This beer makes me proud to be a native Californian born and raised.

Overall....try it....just try it.

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4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a nice orange amber color with a super creamy 1 finger head that hangs around for a while. Really nice, sticky lacing.
S- Strong, sweet citrus. Orange, Ruby Red grapefruit, pineapple, hints of toffee, dark fruits and bread.
T- Orange, grapefruit, and pine over a nice malt backbone. Slight booze. I don't pick up any wheat at all.
M- On the light side, more slick than creamy. Slightly oily finish with a touch of lingering bitterness.
O- This was pretty good. I get the feeling (or at least hope) that this bottle may have been a bit on the older side. I'll try again sometime in the future.

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4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A:
Pours a clear orange-tinged gold with over three inches of white head that clumpily settles to a suitable coating with some globs of creamy bubbles. Good retention; good lacing.

S:
Citrus and dank, earthy hops with a strong malt backbone. Very good.

T:
Soft and earthy. Strong malt/hop interplay makes for a full, cohesive flavor. Dark and sweet right off the bat, but it brightens up with a pronounced yeasty, slightly estery bite at the end.

M:
Light to medium body with good carbonation. Slow, gentle finish.

O:
Really enjoyable, interesting beer!
Nice looking and extremely fragrant from the second you open it. The taste was far more complex than I had anticipated but it is so "together" that it is a bit hard to accurately parse out. I think most of this, along with the bready bite comes from the wheat and is a testament to how much it brings various aspects of this beer together through its addition. Excellent example of what an ale is and what it can be.
Would have again; well worth finding.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 7,244 ratings.