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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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94
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6,034 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,034
Reviews: 1,334
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 196
Gots: 591 | 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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RWACKO

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-06-2013 00:18:10 | More by Maseitz
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jman005

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-27-2013 07:16:18 | More by jman005
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Funkwich

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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sid240

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is now my favorite beer, it was my 3rd try at American Hoppy Wheat beers. GumballHead, 80 Acre and then a Little Sumpin. Great cloudy color, terrific foamy head. I really like the citrus profiles these beers have. I like that it has a higher ABV%, the tangerine flavors don't cloud or fight the beer taste. I can't wait for the brewery to open up in Chicago.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 13:55:55 | More by sid240
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

09-26-2013 23:35:33 | More by dsm45
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wertperch

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I have drunk this beer so many times, it's fast become a favourite of mine. It's a pale amber with a excellent crowning head that holds well, laces the glass prettily as it goes down.

The nose is gently hoppy and quite fruity, with clear notes of tangerine and bready wheatiness. A little bitterness balances a sweet savour of herb bread, and the light, slightly spicy citrus carries through to a dry finish that is clean and fresh after the maltiness.

It's a great food beer, good with sturdy salads and light to moderately flavoured dishes. I'd pick it as a good introduction to food pairing with lightly spiced meats and cheeses. There's little to fault, it's a superbly balanced pale wheat brew that continually surprises.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2011 18:14:04 | More by wertperch
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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sonsonate

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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JustinMc

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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brunop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

i go back and forth on this brew. the "limited release" gets me going on a bit. (if it really's "limited").

soemetimes it tastes hoppier than others. a little inconsistent (in bottles at least).

but when it's good, it's GOOD.

nb--i had a pint or two at melt bar and grilled in cleveland.

^a whole different animal. EXCELLENT on draft. freakin' outta this world.

bottom line--in bottles i can give this an A- or B+. on draft fresh--a solid A.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2010 02:44:53 | More by brunop
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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HoboMoo

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Florida

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Maine

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New Jersey

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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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WeezyBoPeep

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

A: Looks a little light and adjuncty from first impressions; goldish yellow with a pure, white fizzy head. Nice lacing for the duration of consumption though.

S: Big blast of citrus hops and crackers with honey malt. Clean smell is surprisingly deep and complex for a beer of this style. I get lots of floral notes and a fresh baked bread note in there.

T: Pure excitement on the tongue. First comes a wave of citrus & floral hops, followed by a refreshing wheaty, lemony taste. The middle is pure cracker malt and sourdough bread. Finishes like a bouquet of all things mixed together, leaving not a trace of anything bitter behind.

D: Although this is not a style that I frequent, this is definitely the best of its kind that I've had.

Value: You sure get what you pay for with these Lagunitas beers.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2010 15:05:46 | More by WeezyBoPeep
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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