A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company
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Reviews by jwinship83:
4.05/5 rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
22oz bottle poured into my sierra nevada hop tulip glass.
A- this one pours out a golden colored body with a hint of amber. there is a large off white head that lasts a long time and leaves rings of lacing on the sides of my glass. nice.
S- sweet fruity pineapple is the first thing i notice. not what i was expecting. also alot of pine and a bit of citrus. very hoppy smelling.
T- the wheat qualities of the original beer. lots and lots of hops. pineapple, orange, grapefruit, and pine.
M- medium bodied and soft feeling. the alcohol is well hidden.
D- easy to finish. not much left of the wheat side of this. check this one out, the price is certainly right.
Serving type: bottle
09-03-2009 03:31:29 | More by jwinship83
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3.7/5 rDev -12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Appearance - Pours crystal clear and golden orange in color with an off-white 2-finger head. Good retention, resulting in a thin layer of surface suds. Fair lacing around the glass, with good stick.
Smell - Strong citrus notes consisting of grapefuit and orange,
Taste - Follows the nose. Red grapefruit and orange citrus character, along with a consistent pine resin undertone. Malty sweetness that comes across as juicy with a hint of pineapple. Finishes with mild citrus pith.
Mouthfeel - Medium in body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, velvety texture. Goes down with relative easy.
Overall - I did a side-by side with both Sumpin' and the Extra Sumpin', and aside from this being slightly darker in color, slightly maltier and slightly more dank, they are virtually the same beer... so I don't see the point in releasing this one. It's good, but just another "Nickelback song" by Lagunitas in their continuing drive to put out new releases that taste virtually the same as the vast majority of their line-up.
Serving type: bottle
08-01-2014 04:55:23 | More by TheSixthRing
A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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