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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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6,097 Ratings
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94
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Ratings: 6,097
Reviews: 1,337
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 198
Gots: 619 | 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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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-15-2011 02:15:59 | More by bpfrush
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Elfastball7

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-15-2011 01:58:21 | More by Elfastball7
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rrock44

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

11-15-2011 00:43:22 | More by rrock44
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JupiterJesus

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 22:48:27 | More by JupiterJesus
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 22:16:42 | More by NCbeerpirate
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-14-2011 20:47:59 | More by djrn2
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seth72104

Missouri

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 20:28:26 | More by seth72104
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 19:35:32 | More by Lawnboy33
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-14-2011 19:02:07 | More by sbricker
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-14-2011 18:57:15 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-14-2011 18:44:54 | More by Hessian257
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 18:39:13 | More by sjstraub
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throwback

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 17:53:24 | More by throwback
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dnh2

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-14-2011 17:29:42 | More by dnh2
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RandyJ

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 17:03:59 | More by RandyJ
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

11-14-2011 16:47:14 | More by seanwhite
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-14-2011 16:30:00 | More by BelgianDip
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mater

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

11-14-2011 11:45:04 | More by mater
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goldennectar

Ohio

4.97/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from 12 oz.bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Nice white head & beautiful golden color

Smell: Hops & Pine - Extremely fragrant and fresh. Slight hint of citrus

Taste: Hops Malt Citrus Balanced & Fresh and did I say hoppy? But not bitter, Full of flavor

Mouthfeel: Crisp & Balanced Finishes very well & not overly dry,
actually a fantastic finsh that leaves you wanting another mouthful.
This beer defines mouthfeel for me!

Overall: WOW Very drinkable. Very flavorful. This was a big surprise, I was expecting
more bitterness from the hops but it is extremely drinkable. And the flavors! WOW
I see more of these in my future.

I own a beer and wine drive thru and this was a recommendation from a customer. I bought some not
ever having tasted a beer from Lagunitas. This will be a staple on my shelf!

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 21:27:04 | More by goldennectar
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a clear golden yellow color with a 1/2" head that recedes to bubbles fairly quickly

S: Nice spicy hops, wheat malt, and some light fruits like lemon

T: Follows the smell, a nice peppery spice with wheat, lemon zest, and earthy hops. Not too bitter, but the lingering flavor does indeed reveal the 64 IBUs

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. More body than most pale wheat ales, most likely due to the higher abv

O: A sneakily easy to drink pale wheat that would go great for summertime drinking, but also goes well any time of the year because of the higher abv

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 16:22:27 | More by BEERMILER12
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rickdiaz

Colorado

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

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Snifter;

A: A slightly hazy deep amber color with an off-white head that lingers throughout the session. Nice lacing.

S. Wheaty, Bready and fruity. Banana peels apparent.

T: Fruity esters with banana in the front and apricot near the finish. Very little hop characteristics, but present in the aftertaste.

M. Medium body/carbonation. Creamy.

Overall: Loved it! Definitely will drink this again during the spring/summer months.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 05:49:18 | More by rickdiaz
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BeerT3ch

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review might just be based off the bottle I poured, but "Little Sumpin' sumpin' has a very small to no head, low lacing;pale orange in color, smells delicious and great taste. Looking for a mild beer with a little kick and nice fruity notes this is the one. Maybe I'll take a trip to the brewery and have it poured. nonetheless I enjoy this beer time, after time.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 04:02:54 | More by BeerT3ch
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rudolphjacksonm

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Two-finger white head that bubbles down into a slight coating on the top which remains....pretty much forever. Heavy lacing on the glass. Some of the lacing has stuck where the beer was first poured to and hasn't moved an inch. Nice, deep-yellow color with a hint of cloudiness. 4.5

S - Floral, hoppy smell. Very pleasant and hints at the flavor. 4.0

T - Very sweet citrus flavor with strong, bitter hop notes at the end. The taste is quite bitter (almost a little too bitter for me) at the end but still e

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 02:47:14 | More by rudolphjacksonm
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AmericanGothic

Iowa

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

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams pint.

A: Pours a very slightly hazy, golden yellow color with one finger of billowy off-white head. Good retention and lace.

S: Fragrant peach and citrus, good sweetness in the mix.

T: Oh boy, apricot nectar. Finish fades quickly but then the aftertaste lingers long. Just enough bitterness on the finish that you know you're not dreaming. Very tasty.

M: Light, smooth, touch of oil and cream.

O: Yeah, it's good, reminiscent of Gumballhead but more refined and integrated. This is its own thing; find it and love it.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 03:27:00 | More by AmericanGothic
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into my trusty mug.

A- a straw color, with a tinge of orange. Billowing white head, that laces very nicely down the glass.

S- Very orange-hoppy, like I get on a lot of Lagunitas offerings. Theres a bit more sweetness here than the APA's and IPA's they offer, likely from the wheat.

T- A smack of wheat malt up front, which is quickly beaten back by the nice hop additions, but the hops never crush you, which is very nice. It does have almost a metallic tinge on the end, which kept me from giving it higher marks.

M- really like the slick mouthfeel of this one, with the tight carbonation that tickles. Lighter side of medium bodied.

O- A very tasty offering. This would be great on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2011 01:20:49 | More by JWU
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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