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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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1,126 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,126
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 68
Gots: 129 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009)
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mtbbaboon

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip glass. Interesting color for a double IPA. Kind of light compared to what I'm used to seeing...sort of dark yellowish. A careless, aggressive pour left a huge, thick creamy head, eventually settling into a small pool of suds. Some lacing on the glass but not too much. The aroma...wow, it's like a hop punch in the face and I like it. Real heavy hoppy aroma that I could smell before actually taking a whiff of it. Noticeable grapefruit citrus presence as well. The taste is a hop bomb. Lots of tasty hoppiness hits immediately, then gives way to the bitter citrus. Not a whole lot of balance here, but it's quite tasty. It's got a light mouthfeel for the style and goes down real easy. An enjoyable beer for hopheads like myself.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2009 21:34:33 | More by mtbbaboon
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This beer blew me away. I like Little Sumpin Sumpin a lot, so I kind of assumed this would be just a hoppier/maltier version of it. I guess that's true, but it's way better than I ever imagined. It's more like a combination of Sucks, Hopslam, and Heady Topper. Don't pass up buying this beer if you see it. You won't get a better bargain on a true world-class beer.

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A: The pour is a copper golden hue, with a nice transparency, a nice one finger head at the top that left some nice lacing around the glass.

S: A nice tropical fruit nose, grapefruit, peach, pineapple, and some hints of fresh cut grass, very nice nose on this brew.

T: Almost the same as the nose, with some spiciness coming from somewhere, lots of grapefruit and orange zest on the tongue.

M: Medium bodied, dry finish, mid level carbonation, not to much heat from the booze.

O: This beer was fantastic, I feel like Lagunitas never disappoints, this brew was tasty and fresh I thoroughly enjoyed it, super well balanced.

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Pours a clear golden with a thick, foamy head. Great retention, thick lacing.

Juicy,citric, resiny hops. Really delicious and inviting nose. The wonderful hop character carries right into the taste.

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Great hop flavors with a lightly sweet malt backbone to " balance " it out. Another exceptional DIPA from the folks at Lagunitas. Not much more to say about it then that.

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,126 ratings.