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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

5,895 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,895
Reviews: 1,327
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 186
Gots: 522 | 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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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Murphy's
Comes to the table a slightly cloudy light golden color with a smallish off white head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of citrus grapefruit and lemon with bits of bread and spice. The flavor follows quite well a citrus hoppy ale with a bit of bready malt and spicy wheat. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a slick almost bubbly mouthfeel. Pretty damn good for a hoppy wheat beer, thanks Todd for suggesting it, I wouldn't have ordered it on my own.

Serving type: on-tap

12-08-2013 22:58:36 | More by johnnnniee
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Shawner

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-08-2013 21:50:06 | More by Shawner
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Alron

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-08-2013 07:21:16 | More by Alron
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roan22

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-08-2013 06:30:11 | More by roan22
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MNMike

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-08-2013 05:42:48 | More by MNMike
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emwild12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-07-2013 06:34:11 | More by emwild12
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Swim424

Florida

4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into sweetwater snifter

Pours a Nice yellowish/gold with a nice little head on it.

Smells of hops and sweet goodness

Tastes is a wheaty sweetness upfront, finishing with a nice hoppy bitterness on the end.

MF-Medium/light body. Nice and smooth feeling.

O-This is pretty damn good. Not a huge wheat fan, but these guys did it right. highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 03:33:22 | More by Swim424
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Born_Beerknurd

Georgia

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into pint glass

Relatively clear straw/golden/yellowy color with small but airy white head that lingers and leaves small amount of lacing on glass

Lots of hops and citrusy tropical fruits. I get mostly grapefruit and tangerine mixed in with a some piney hoppy notes

Very well balanced, floral, hoppy. Tastes more like an IPA than a wheat beer, due to such strong hop characteristics and the higher ABV.

Crisp clean finish. Very carbonated almost to point that reminds me of a Belgian IPA. Nice alcohol smoothness to balance out all of the hops.

Another very solid beer from Lagunitas. Drank more like an IPA or APA than a pale wheat, not very much wheat characteristic however still an excellent beer that packs a puch in ABV yet I could still throw back five or six of

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 02:44:55 | More by Born_Beerknurd
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Kevin79

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

12-07-2013 02:03:36 | More by Kevin79
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-07-2013 01:16:56 | More by HabiMendes
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thirtyfourtwenty

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-06-2013 23:43:52 | More by thirtyfourtwenty
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-06-2013 12:07:51 | More by Bjlps
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DrewskiWhit

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-06-2013 03:34:50 | More by DrewskiWhit
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bcapon

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-06-2013 03:01:13 | More by bcapon
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ale1

Florida

4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

picked up a sixer

ingredients malt hops hops , yeast , hops
served in a malt glass
nose -barley malt don't notice wheat, if it is, it's way in the background , hops not overwhelming but there
pours a 3-4" head which settles down slowly ,appears to be naturally carbonated,
good lacing clear straw color not any haze noted.
price is a little high $9 a sixer? $7.50 and you'd sell alot more , guys will reach for the Seirra nevada pale ale as well only 0.60 cheaper

anyway back to taste , good malty taste , all the citrus hops seem to be at play
simco, citroen, just right
slightly better than the Accumalative ale we just reviewed last week from Fat Tire
because of the price i wont be purchasing this ale on a regular basis, will spend my $ on some good barleywine style for less $
overall good stuff however

i had another bottle and upgraded my review a couple of pt's today to bad grocer so greedy they would sell many more

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 01:30:16 | More by ale1
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-05-2013 16:36:47 | More by byronic
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-05-2013 04:13:32 | More by majorbase2
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IOWA33

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-05-2013 03:58:30 | More by IOWA33
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KatyC

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-04-2013 02:04:54 | More by KatyC
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Brandizzle7


5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-03-2013 05:07:31 | More by Brandizzle7
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muchos

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-03-2013 05:05:13 | More by muchos
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-03-2013 01:52:06 | More by rxthree
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abkayak

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-02-2013 18:52:06 | More by abkayak
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kcvic

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-02-2013 07:50:09 | More by kcvic
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

12-02-2013 05:25:46 | More by bkwhoppa66
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,895 ratings.