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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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3,452 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3,452
Reviews: 951
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 170
Gots: 441 | 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
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Photo of delta490
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice almost crystal clear medium gold with a nice cap of foamy white head. The head has nice retention and leaves some good lacing. The aroma is lighter, with some nice tropical fruit and floral notes. The taste is a little restrained and comes off just a touch washed out. There is still a nice dank hoppy bite on the finish but the rest of the flavor profile feels like its missing. THe body has a nice weight and there's a good amount of carbonation.

Photo of bismarksays
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigTravor
3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of martyl1000
4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Wow, what a delicious smelling beer.

Very good flavor in the mouth, though not spectacular. This'll be a good go-to for a party.

Photo of goblue2354
3.85/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bolivian22
4.22/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of patrad
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bisco42
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of glass_house
4.32/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my teku glass.

Photo of WiscoTerr
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BerkshireGuerrilla
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of quang_dam
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of McMatt7
3.81/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ILuvBeer
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrianQuinn
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kniles38
3.52/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PoohDiddy
4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tybeerius
4.61/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beer looks very much like a macro, but the scent is awesome, fresh hops and the taste is superb. Lagunitas sure knows how to brew a beer.

Photo of Aewachiw
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snilsen13
4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Super good take on 'sumpin! Adds a great wild yeast funk that I didn't know that there was room for in there. The depth of the malt flavor has gone even deeper now. Plus its even stronger and, as usual, you can't possibly tell! Lagunitas knows how to deliver the hammer.

Note: when this was first released I detected more nuances of the wild yeast than I did a few weeks later in different packs. It's not quite as exciting the 2nd or 3rd time around. It's not a replacement for the lil sumpin', but a great twist nonetheless.

A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 3,452 ratings.