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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Ratings: 2,291
Reviews: 493
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.73%
Wants: 114
Gots: 449 | FT: 0
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Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009)
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Definitely one of my favorites from Lagunitas.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Brickhouse BBQ in Madison, Wisconsin. Served in shaker pint 11/23/2014.

A- Slightly hazy amber-golden body, one finger frothy white head with good retention time. Lots and lots of rings of lacing. [4]

S- Honey, peach, nectarine, grainy malt, candied sugar. This is a quite sweet beer in both the malty and the fruit senses. This is smelling a bit different than Lagunitas' typical overhopped IPAs in the sense that the fruit aromas come out more here without as much of the resin. [4]

F- As the nose hints, this beer is on the sweet side of pretty much all double IPAs I've had. The malt stands out in a white sugary, mildly grainy manner with syrupy honey-like sweetness buttressed by tropical and stone fruits. Not much to be found in terms of bitter flavours outside of a slightly grassy bitterness on the backend. Again, very sweet but certainly easy to drink. [4]

M- Medium bodied, smooth carbonation, effervescent and mildly crisp without too much resin. Very easy to drink and no hint of the 8.5% ABV arises at all. [4]

O- A very solid DIPA from Lagunitas. Great stuff, enjoyed drinking this. A bit different than all the west coast-style dry + bitter IPAs that tend to be popular these days, despite being from the west coast, but not being quite as malty as the east coast style tends to be. [4]

Final score: 4.00

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 2,291 ratings.