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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleA Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

998 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 998
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.53%
Wants: 63
Gots: 105 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.74% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009)
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HalfFull

California

3.68/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep and clear golden straw form a 22 oz. bomber into a pint glass. Very light in color for the style. A full inch of soapy foam offers good retention and strong lacing.

A sweet citrus hop nose is clean and steady, with a bit of pine after the head settles. Hop notes become a bit reaching after some air and are never overly robust.

Offers a zesty flavor of citrus spice and a light piney bitterness. Fairly coarse and bready in texture, though more in a bitterness sense than form a grain addition. Offers a nice steady level of carbonation. Alcohol is very well hidden here given the subdued malt structure, that being somewhat balanced yet somewhat simple in nature. Rather light in body as a result, particularly if poured too aggressively so as to force out too much gas too fast. Pour carefully.

Drinks light and easy, limited a bit by the bitterness and the ABV. Overall, a bit innocuous for the style as nothing detracts, yet nothing stands out too much either. Offers a cryptic date code so unsure of freshness, though their website indicates it is quite fresh, calling it a September seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2009 04:36:51 | More by HalfFull
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4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a golden amber color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a nice cap that leaves decent lacing

S: Some nice hoppy notes up front, encompassing some citrus, pine, and fruity notes. The wheat is definitely quite present as well. The alcohol lends some backing estery notes

T: Starts off with a nice mix of the wheat and hop notes. The pine and citrus come through nicely, along with a bit of fruity and spicy notes from the esters and alcohol. Finishes with a touch of the alcohol and a moderate bitterness

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little prickly

O: As others have said, this is almost like a combination of Sucks and Sumpin' Sumpin' in terms of the wheat and hop presence. Maybe even a little Stoopid can be found in there as well. Solid brew all around, and quite drinkable for being 8.5%. Definitely get some, especially if you're into the Lagunitas flavor profile

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

If you like Sucks or A Little Sumpin' Sumpin', you'll like this. It looks, smells and more or less tastes like Little Sumpin' Sumpin' but has that dry finish, not quite equal to Sucks, but pretty close to it. If I had to compare it to something besides other Lagunitas products, it would be DirtWolf but with a cleaner taste and a dryer mouthfeel. Again I'm amazed at how cheap and available this is, also. $43 a case here in eastern PA! If "Availability" was a category, this would definitely rate equally with Heady Topper and Hop Drop & Roll. Make "Price" a category it would leave 'em in the dust. Excellent beer at an excellent price while supplies last!

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4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 998 ratings.