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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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6,871 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,871
Reviews: 1,384
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 256
Gots: 998 | 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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Photo of searsclone
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured from a bottle into a new belgium globe glass. crystal clear goden color with a bright white head

smells sweet and hoppy and grassy

tastes is mostly hop upfront, then honey and malt and bread

feels crisp and es really easy to drink

overall, I didn't know what to expect from this one. I would call it a pale ale, but I get some wheat out of it too. good for a hot day and will probably be really good with rich foods

searsclone, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of wfcubsfan
4.25/5  rDev +1%

wfcubsfan, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of dominic4beer
4/5  rDev -5%

dominic4beer, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of KMcG
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is gorgeous.  It's an inviting golden color with about 1 finger of head on the the pour that settles to fine lace topping the glass.  The aroma is phenomenal!  Sweet, fresh, juicy grapefruit. The hops make this really bright and fresh. There is also a mellow bubble gum hint that is barely noticeable, but adds something to round out or balance the hop notes. The taste starts with fresh hoppy tones of citrus and ends on the slightly sweet side that's a bit bready and a bit pineapple.  This one is full, has balanced flavor, and a medium to light body. It's not overly bitter and it's quite drinkable. 

This one is goes perfect after a sunny, early summer day! Delicious!

KMcG, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of aranheaney
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Continuing with my new review format, I enjoyed this delicacy during game seven as my beloved Celtics went to their demise (go Thunder!!!) Poured into a Stone Nonic pint glass. As it says on the bottom of the six pack carrier, this beer defies categorization and I happily agree. As a steady IPA and DIPA consumer, I found this to be a more than refreshing change of pace, it will definitely be a regular in my summer rotation. Heartily endorsed by the White Creek KRU!!!!

aranheaney, Jun 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

carrollmel7, Jun 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Beer21, Jun 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

ikon52, Jun 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

SammyJaxxxx, Jun 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

fgilbert2, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of MrWriggles
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear honey with a hint of rose. Clean white foam.

Smell: Distinct hop aroma with subtle grapefruit notes.

Taste: Light and bitter throughout with spice and citrus flavors.

Mouthfeel: Thin yet has tingly bite on the tongue.

Overall: A nice different IPA to drink on hot day. No heavy flavors jump out or overpower. Overall a recomendable beer.

MrWriggles, Jun 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

bouncepass, Jun 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

WhiskeeTango, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of zeff80
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured out a clear, golden-yellow color with a one-finger, white head of fizzy foam. It left wispy traces of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of citrus, wheat, pine and some caramel. Great aroma for a wheat beer.

T - It tasted of wheat, yeastiness with a good dose of citrusy bitterness and pine flavors.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is one of the best wheat beers I've ever had. Don't know why it took me so long to buy some of this.

zeff80, Jun 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Ozurr, Jun 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

bigclydeoliver, Jun 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

ccozzi, Jun 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

BeerMeBrah, Jun 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Lucasperea, Jun 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

CoreyW, Jun 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

trstar87, Jun 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

allstar255, Jun 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

HopAlongG, Jun 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

GringoKid, Jun 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

crobinso, Jun 02, 2012
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 6,871 ratings.