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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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94
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5,923 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 5,923
Reviews: 1,328
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 186
Gots: 540 | 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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HoppySeb

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-06-2014 14:45:15 | More by HoppySeb
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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

09-18-2013 01:11:26 | More by MaddDogg84
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

02-27-2013 00:10:09 | More by HopsHopenstein
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

03-11-2012 16:27:12 | More by jakea
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-10-2012 23:38:54 | More by amishbooze
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topdown

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-06-2013 21:03:38 | More by topdown
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kushlash23

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-28-2013 15:59:45 | More by kushlash23
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Murchmac

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another Solid Offering from Lagunitas. Oh Magoo, you've done it again.

Pours a big nice white head with lacing. Golden Honey color, crisp, clean. Don't hate it because it's beautiful walking around like it's pretty boy floyd

Citrusy, earthy, wheat, hops, some bubblegum. You can smell what the Rock is cooking...

Sweet malts, lemonony citrus hops make way for straight up fresh hops that go all Rampage Jackson your tongue. What are you gonna do when Hopamania is coming down on you?

Nicely carbonated, big mouthfeel leaving you with champagne wishes and caviar dreams.

A little hoppier than Gumballhead, but just as lemony sweet and satisfying. R. Kelly is right, aint nothing wrong with a little bump and grind. Thong thong thong thong thong.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2009 06:00:59 | More by Murchmac
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cyrushire

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

04-29-2013 05:42:06 | More by cyrushire
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -28.9%

07-21-2013 20:11:49 | More by Sazz9
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zac16125

South Carolina

4.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass
no born on/best before date

A: Pours an absolutely crystal clear golden yellow with 3 fingers width of dense, bright white head. Head dissipates down slowly to a thick film that remains throughout the majority of the drink. Leaves a sheet of fine bubbled lacing.

S: Tropical fruit hop notes with big aromas of pineapple, mango, and papaya. Sweet malts, and spicy and sweet wheat aromas. Citrus notes in the form of orange and lemon-lime. A hint of piney bitterness. Fantastic.

T: Sweet characters are what I get first, sweet malts, wheat and some sweeter fruit notes. Next the hops come out with pine and citrus in the form of orange and lemon zest. Huge hop notes for the style. Excellent.

M/D: Medium body, exceptionally smooth for the style, slightly drying on the finish, great drinkability for the ABV.

O: Overall, what a fantastic beer. Hands down the best American Pale Wheat Ale Ive ever had (blows Gumballhead out of the water if you ask me). Highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 21:20:27 | More by zac16125
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-15-2013 20:12:02 | More by TheMultiYeast
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

02-05-2012 18:32:57 | More by Kenai4
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user785335

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

03-24-2013 16:17:08 | More by user785335
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csustar001

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-11-2013 20:34:37 | More by csustar001
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-20-2013 22:40:04 | More by Bnoise11
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leedorham

Washington

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

Poured from a 12 oz bottle with a sexy dame on it.

A - A very pale orange in color with a 1 finger white head. Very clear.

S - The hop aroma on this beer is outstanding. Big fruity, citrusy aroma that is impossible to miss.

T - Very fruity. Picking up sweetness, tangerine, honeydew, with a bit of acidity in the background.

M - Carbonation is a bit high, but I suspect that enhances the aroma so I can forgive.

D - This is 7.3% abv? It drinks like 4%. Very easy drinker.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2010 17:24:09 | More by leedorham
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magine

Pennsylvania

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

Poured into a nonic glass.

Pours a clear (slight hazed) deep golden color with a off white head. Head is very thick and sticky. Lace clings the entire ride down the glass. Head settles to a nice half inch thick layer. Good looking brew.

Brew smells of fruit hops; pineapple, grapefruit, apricot etc. Some nice hop profiles here. Balanced by a nice malty wheat layer as well. Very good smelling brew.

Brew is crisp and refreshing; some really good hop flavors here. Brew is quick to get malty and the presence of wheat comes right at you on the middle. The hops are there, but the bitterness is not. A very nice tasting unique brew.

This is a great brew, has the sweet hop fruitiness and isn't bitter and is balanced beautifully by the wheat maltiness. Can be sessioned by the case, stellar stuff. Perfect for a BBQ or a hot day.. hell anytime of year. This would be a nice alternate to a hefe or a striaght wheat brew for some. Great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2011 00:57:08 | More by magine
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ambruns1979

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%

10-02-2012 04:14:47 | More by ambruns1979
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.78/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, straw colored with just a tinge of amber orange, short white head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear and highly carbonated

S: absolutely perfect fruity hop smell, beautiful citrus, strawberry, fragrant hops balanced by a good malt backbone

T: sweet ruby red grapefruit, bitters towards the middle, finishes with a piney grapefruit peel quality

M: medium bodied with good carbonation, great aftertaste

O: the appearance was a total disappointment, however it completely improved with regards to taste and smell overall a terrific beer that missed in one little area

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 04:02:24 | More by M_C_Hampton
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BKotch

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-27-2014 01:53:35 | More by BKotch
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kbnooshay

New York

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a- Poured a clear golden color which surprised me because this is a wheat beer. 2 finger width frothy off white head is short lived.

s- Aroma is kinda hoppy, most impressive is the tropical fruit flavor. Theres a hint of honey in the nose.

t- Oh, this is nice! Hops come through pretty well but i'd say the sweet maltiness puts up a good fight. This reminds me of bell's Oberon, but this is more hoppy.

I love the newiish trend of these summer pale wheat ales having more alcohol. I usually stay away from these, but this is great. This is not your typical "refreshing" pale wheat.

mf/d- This has body! Feel is prickly and kinda smooth. A few of these would go down just fine!

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2010 23:12:25 | More by kbnooshay
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swgwilt

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-07-2013 21:10:12 | More by swgwilt
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

09-03-2012 02:12:56 | More by jnardone235
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-13-2013 20:08:21 | More by Fargrow
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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