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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,868 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,868
Reviews: 899
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 135
Gots: 185 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Kevin79, Sep 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Hoganlaw, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of johnnnniee
2.96/5  rDev -28%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle from Harvest Market
Pours a fairly clear light golden color with a huge fluffy bone white head that persists forever. Smells of lemon and spice with a bit of pepper, grass, hay, and earth. Light bready wheat malt pulls it altogether. The flavor is quite resinous with grass hay citrus and pine. Light pepper and yeasty phenols with a hint of light sugar. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous almost chalky mouthfeel. Meh. too many contrasting flavors for my palette. The yeasty phenols and the resinous hop treatment are left unchecked by too light of a malty base. This didn't work for me.

johnnnniee, Sep 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

APH, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Spigs, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

lobster74123, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of rdilauro
3.26/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I have had the Little Sumpin several times so I was waiting to see what this little extra WILD thing did. For me, it do not do what I was hoping for. It still was a good brew, a nice amount of hops, the nice was malty/citrus was was very special. The first taste, it had a good amount of hops, but as I was drinking it, the malt start coming through loud and clear. Enjoyable, but not exactly what I was hoping for.

rdilauro, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Heretic42, Sep 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Brianito, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

TheLevi4000, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

TreyIsWilson, Sep 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

bpowers315, Sep 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +21.7%

MaddDogg84, Sep 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

jeremy_J, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Jame515, Sep 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Thedaver4220, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

80x2HopHead, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Illmaticzx, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

SB_Brewmaster, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of hagbergl
4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Stubby brown 12 oz. bottle poured into my Beer Geek Nation snifter. A great value pick up at $10.99 for a six-pack, especially considering the high ABV of the beer.

Appearance (4.25/5): Hazy yellow-gold hue, with a creamy two finger head.

Smell (4/5): Smells of pineapple and grapefruit. Interesting yeast notes bring out some strawberry notes that are really nice. Fruity and sweet, fairly mellow and not aggressive.

Taste (4.5/5): Pop of grapefruit bitterness from the start. Delicious sweet malt melds with the yeast perfectly. Finish is dry and mildly bitter. Not highly aggressive, the yeast adds a great dimension to this beer. No alcohol flavor to speak of. Excellent flavor.

Mouthfeel (4.5/5): Smooth and clean mouthfeel. Nice prickly feeling from the grapefruit hops. Dry finish. Extremely drinkable.

Overall (4.5/5): A Little Sumpin' Wild is another excellent Lagunitas beer. The hops, yeast, and malt fire on all cylinders, making this the best Belgian-style IPA that I've had.

hagbergl, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Nick_RobertsM3, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

sblanton83, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

jhlosito75, Sep 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

mikey973, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

DarthGator, Sep 14, 2013
A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,868 ratings.