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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild

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BA SCORE
92
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3,454 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,454
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 170
Gots: 446 | 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
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4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz. bomber: This one pours a clear, golden color. Maybe a tinge of orange in it. Small off white head that leaves a little lacing. Interesting aroma. Some banana, clove, pine, and a bit of yeastiness. The taste is good. Flavors are a bit more blended and harder to pick out distinct ones. Bitter, a touch bready, good malt body, faint fruits. I like this, and would definitely buy another!

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3.58/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very clear golden straw color. Foamy one finger head.

Subtle green hops and slightly funky yeast in the nose.

The hop bitterness hits the tongue right away and lingers long after the swallow. The flavor is decent, but hard to pick apart from the bitterness. There's a little malt character if you go looking for it.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and fits this beer well. But, the carbonation coupled with the massive bitterness attacks the tongue and leaves the mouth feeling dry and worn out.

This is a good representation of the style, but I could use more Belgian yeast character. It's good, but I don't know if I'll buy it again in the near future. I'll probably try something new and continue the quest.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light amber with one finger of quickly dissipating head and no lacing.

Once you get a whiff of this bad boy, woah mama! It fills the room with banana, coconut, strawberry, and a big smack of dank, piney hops

The flavor is conflicting to me. I've recently gotten into Belgian IPA's (Actually from Belgium. When I can afford them), and while this has many of the similar characteristics, Lagunitas seems to forgo subtlety and just smack you with intense, juicy hops. As much as I love hoppy beers, they could dial it down a bit as they tend to overpower the wonderful candied Belgian fruit flavors.

Overall this is superb craftsmanship and a well-made brew. I might by a few more and try to cellar them to see if it becomes more balanced.

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A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,454 ratings.