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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,798 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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Ratings: 2,798
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 113
Gots: 162 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fermented with the Westmalle yeast strain

72.51 IBU

(Beer added by: femALEist on 04-28-2010)
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Ghenna

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4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden straw with a billowy white head. Lacing all of the way down my pint glass.

Piney hops in the nose, generic malt sweet, Belgian yeast smell coming behind it.

Taste: [Sweet malt, bitter/dry hops]³, spiced Belgian yeast.

MF: A little sticky, hop dryness lingers on the palate for a fair bit. Not bad, but this beer lets you know that you have just drank it.

This is not a subtle beer, quite the opposite- it is almost inelegant in its presentation- this a brute force of a beer. An atom bomb of flavor with a dryness that lingers on the palate, letting you know whose bitch you are. This is a, to use a film cliche, tour de force beer. It will definitely give the palate a workout, but is well worth the experperience. The willingness to take an awesome beer like Sumpin' Sumpin' and add Belgian yeast to it, to further push the envelope, is why Lagunitas is my favorite brewery.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 04:44:31 | More by Ghenna
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A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,798 ratings.