1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

Not Rated.
A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild

Educational use only; do not reuse.

3,453 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,453
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 170
Gots: 443 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: femALEist on 04-28-2010

Fermented with the Westmalle yeast strain

72.51 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of A Little Sumpin' Wild Alström Bros
Ratings: 3,453 | Reviews: 951 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of maltlikker
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Popp24
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of JZ57
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of jophish17
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of pigc
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a light orange color with two finger white foamy head.

S - Clove, sweet malt, mild citrus.

T - Starts out with some slightly sweet malt followed by a drying citrusy hop flavor with some clove and slight banana as well.

M - Medium with lots of carbonation.

O - Enjoyable belgian style. Have not had this sty in quite some time. Nice dry finish.

Photo of plumcrazyfx
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of mychalg9
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of Yabev15
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of cbyrd4088
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of tastybeer
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
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.

Photo of TimRyk
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of ROGUE16
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of leprakhan
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of HopStoopid120
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Donsmitty
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of jman892
3.2/5  rDev -22.1%
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

Photo of drpimento
4.47/5  rDev +8.8%
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!

Photo of WMEugene
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
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.

Photo of andrewbarkhorn
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of TrickkyGangsta
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of kjkinsey
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of bluesplit63
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of twelveinches
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of ThirdEyePA
4/5  rDev -2.7%

A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,453 ratings.