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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

7,103 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 7,103
Reviews: 1,394
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 275
Gots: 1,116 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

GLockmeister19, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of CHADMC3
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a pale golden body beneath the dense, rocky white head which slowly dissolves to leave a scattered, bubbly lacing.

Generous pine and citrus hops mesh with the fresh wheat for a pleasant aroma. As it warms it becomes a bit spicy as well.

The flavor has incredible pine and sweet citrus hop profiles. Grassy and straw notes are present as well with just a touch of spice and again a fair wheatiness.

Medium in carbonation and body although the sweetness and spice of the dense hops does make for a heartier finish.

Another winner for Lagunitas with a powerful hop punch to the palate yet still clean and refreshing.

CHADMC3, Oct 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

BWH999, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of xabyss
4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Big three-fingered fluffy white head. Clear, golden body with sporadic traces of carbonation trickling to the surface. Superb head and lace retention.

S: Big, juicy pine hops. This is an "I love beer" kind of beer. It's big, bitter, fruity, hoppy and all sorts of fun. Somewhat sugary and candy-like. Not really picking up a lot of wheat. It's there, but I'm distracted by these wonderful hops. I wish I smelled like this beer.

T: Oh so wonderful. Oh yes. Yes, yes, yes. Much more wheat here, but citrusy hops are still the dominant force. Perhaps not quite as bitter as the nose suggests, but palate-cleansing enough. Juicy orange and grapefruit intermingle with the wheat in nuanced ways. Finish has traces of wheat and pleasant bitterness.

M: My central complaint is that it goes down way too easy. I'm more than halfway through the bottle already as I write this line.

O: One of my favorites, and certainly my favorite wheat beer (in that it tastes like an IPA).

xabyss, Oct 06, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a crystal clear golden color with a foamy 2 finger head. Left a decent amount of lacing on the glass.

Big hop aroma. Pine and grapefruit with a bit of a sweet aroma.

Taste follows the nose with pine and pink grapefruit up front balanced well by a sturdy malt backbone. Finishes with a nice lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium and a little slick, goes down smooth. A little low on the carbonation, but it works well.

Overall this is another great beer from Lagunitas.

busterwhite, Oct 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 7,103 ratings.