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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

1,844 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,844
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.73%
Wants: 91
Gots: 313 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009)
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

dagubna, Tuesday at 08:36 AM
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Tons of flavor. Delicious brew

Ryan82, Tuesday at 06:47 AM
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kplooki, Tuesday at 12:29 AM
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4.12/5  rDev -2.8%

Appearance: It has a nice semi-hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, light grapefruit, pine resins and some sweet bready malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some citrus, light grapefruit, loads of bitter pine resins, a light grassiness and some sweet bready malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

SebD, Monday at 11:58 PM
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4.46/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a goblet.

A - 4.75 - An attractive bronze/orange number and perfectly clear. Head is thick, fluffy and white. It piles into rocky crags and slowly fades. Sheets of lacing. A great looking beer.

S - 4.25 - Aroma leans strongly on hops, as expected. The hops come across with some citrus, but mostly an earthy, herbal impression. They are not piney or grapefruity at all. Faint bready malt in the background and the tiniest hint of yeast fruitiness.

T - 4.5 - Clean, crisp hops start things off. This is followed by bready malt and a honey-like sweetness. In the finish the hops come roaring back to dry things out slightly and create a lingering aftertaste. Yeast and alcohol provide some complexity in the finish as well. Complex and flavorful.

M - 4.5 - Medium to heavy body. Smooth, effervescent carbonation lightens the apparent body somewhat. Some alcohol presence but not extreme. Hops bitterness is moderate to high, but balances well with the other components.

O - 4.5 - This is a big, satisfying beer, but well balanced. The focus is on hops but there is enough malt sweetness among other factors to keep it from being a one-trick pony. Well done.

Radome, Sunday at 05:48 AM
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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,844 ratings.