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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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2,796 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,796
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 112
Gots: 160 | 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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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

12-08-2011 15:42:28 | More by Yabev15
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cbyrd4088

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-08-2011 02:08:48 | More by cbyrd4088
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty goldish orange color, clear, and topped with a nice looking bubbly, slick white head. Aroma is full of tart and sweet fruit over a solid malty base. Candy pineapples, orange, zesty spices, mint, and something along the lines of fresh soap. Taste is just the right kind of sweet, embedded in a plethora of flavory goodness with a bright, smooth bitter hop tingle. There's a nice candied fruit variety, both tropical fruits and sweet citrus. Chewy caramel and bready malts are all over too. A very nice combo of all sorts of things. I would certainly have this again. Mouthfeel is slick, syrupy, smooth, and chewy. A tad resiny too. The body is medium-full, but on the full side. This is also quite easy to drink. Lots of tasty things going on, and the abv isn't slowing me down one bit.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 01:01:45 | More by tastybeer
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TimRyk

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-07-2011 23:29:14 | More by TimRyk
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ROGUE16

Delaware

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-07-2011 21:28:26 | More by ROGUE16
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leprakhan

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-07-2011 08:22:45 | More by leprakhan
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-07-2011 04:04:07 | More by HopStoopid120
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Donsmitty

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-06-2011 19:07:16 | More by Donsmitty
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jman892

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Perfectly clear golden color, sudsy 1 finger head. Decent lacing

S - Hoppy smells of pine and citrus

T - Bitter pine hops right up front, rounded off by just a tiny bit of caramel sweetness. A little bit of a medicinal taste creeps in here as well

M - Moderately prickly carbonation, good mouthfeel. Alcohol is really hard to find, even given the high ABV

O - The medicinal quality in the taste is a bit off putting, but not a bad beer by any means, just not my favorite

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 18:17:37 | More by jman892
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

More proof Lagunitas is a world class brewery. Served at a good temperature and a nice foamy frothy, off white head that soon settled down and a whole load of lace. Color is a clear, rich amber with some bubble trails. Aroma is hop, bread dough, wet grass, caramel, malt. Flavor is like nose; hop on top (?!), followed underneath with slight sweetness, good carbonic tang and, perhaps, a yeast bitterness that all told make this a good drinking beer. Body and carbonation are faultless. Finish is like flavor, on the long side, and a some alcohol warmth. Beer On!

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 05:53:28 | More by drpimento
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WMEugene

Virginia

3.7/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a really clear golden orange color with decent head that dissipates to a thin layer and good lacing.

S - Smell of piny hops, yeast and some spices.

T - Really piny. A bit fruity as well that blends with the yeast and spices. Definitely a Belgian-style IPA, the piny hops are definitely forward in the taste.

M - Medium bodied, a little oily from the hops. Nice carbonation and relatively easy-drinking for a 9.4% beer.

O - I found the Little Sumpin' Wild to be an interesting take on the Belgian IPA style. Pretty hop-forward and in your face, Sumpin Wild is good-value, distinctive and enjoyable if not necessarily the best Belgian IPA I've had.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 02:39:33 | More by WMEugene
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andrewbarkhorn

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-05-2011 21:52:29 | More by andrewbarkhorn
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-05-2011 19:22:20 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-05-2011 18:01:01 | More by kjkinsey
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-05-2011 13:39:27 | More by bluesplit63
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-05-2011 07:03:06 | More by twelveinches
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-05-2011 03:51:15 | More by PEIhop
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-05-2011 03:36:41 | More by ThirdEyePA
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gregy55902

Minnesota

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

Poured into an XL snifter.

A - Pours a bright orange with minimal head, leaving lots of bubbles and lacing. Lagunitas has never disappointed me!

S - Bitter piney hops, Belgian yeast, bread, wild honey. This has "Belgian-style IPA' written all over it.

T - Follows the nose - I really like the Belgian yeast used in this. Great subtle malt backbone finishes things nicely. Different, but in a positive way.

M - Bit of an alcohol bite as it goes down, but not bad for 9.4%.

O - Impressed with this beer, as I usually am with any Lagunitas offering. Quite the unusual brew. Can't wait for their winter strong ales to get here.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 02:47:34 | More by gregy55902
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-04-2011 22:23:12 | More by nmann08
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StlHopHead77

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a clear peachish,orange with two full stiff and sturdy fingers of slightly off-white foam that died slowly leaving concentric rings of gummy lacing.

S-Green apple,lemon curd,slight dry spice,some floral qualities,honey and sourdough toast.

T-Green hops,fresh flowers,tangerine,yeast rolls,Juicy Fruit gum and fresh grass.Nice blend of complementary yeast and hop flavors but could have been a tad more assertive on both fronts.

M-Slick but smooth with a bready/creamy character.ABV was not felt and the finish was a nice mix of sourdough and hop tang.

O-I would not say that Belgian IPAs are my favorite style but that isn't to say I dislike them either.This was an extremely tasty example and one I will surely revisit.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 19:07:17 | More by StlHopHead77
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whallgren

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +21.4%

12-04-2011 17:59:14 | More by whallgren
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-04-2011 17:05:11 | More by pisomojado8
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%

12-04-2011 01:39:35 | More by UNCCTDawg
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-04-2011 00:53:40 | More by PhatAtUT
A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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