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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
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2,789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,789
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 108
Gots: 159 | 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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FriedSlug

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-30-2013 17:08:15 | More by FriedSlug
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phishbfm

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-30-2013 16:37:30 | More by phishbfm
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will_eye_e

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-30-2013 13:20:30 | More by will_eye_e
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vkv822

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz : tulip

Pours a clear, sunset colored golden-orange with thick, billowy white head and thick lacing.

Both the nose and taste start out with Belgian yeast phenols upfront followed quickly by big, juicy hops. Well balanced, and really enjoyable.

Medium+, smooth body, with mild, foamy carbonation.

A very well done Belgian IPA. Great balance in yeast and hop character, with the wheat adding a smooth, creamy body.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 08:22:47 | More by vkv822
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MIrvine

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-30-2013 06:36:49 | More by MIrvine
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Has a easy dark gold tone to the body, light bubbles but a thick white head maybe half an inch with a vigorous pout of course.

Smell: sweet but potent hop scent. You will love to inhale this brew, pleasant isn't the right word...more like robust ;-)

Taste: complex and oh so good. Has a caramel feel to it with a hardcore floral feel. Slight bready, like a light dose of yeast which makes it feel like meal in a bottle.

Mouth: medium with a slight heaviness to it. Sticky like honey, smooth.

Overall: Lagunitas has to be the IPA king when it comes to variety and versatility. This gem feels like its the cherry on top. I think I just might have to buy another six pack before the they run out by my local spot. Drink up and enjoy, Salud!

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 06:03:42 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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sparx1100

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-30-2013 04:11:10 | More by sparx1100
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I absolutely love the Lil Sumpin' Sumpin' from Lagunitas, thus I am very excited to give this one a try.

A- Golden/light copper with a strong 2.5 finger white head. Slight haze. Nice retention and bountiful lacing.

S- Another delightful smelling brew from Lagunitas. Belgium yeast is accompanied by wheat malt tones. A bold citrus hop bouquet of grapefruit, lemon grass, and mango.

T- Flavors follow nose with the belgium aspects taking the lead. Sweet, but not to the same magnitude of the regular version. A spot on balance of Belgium yeast, wheat malt, and west coast hops.

M- Mid body that sits a little heavier than the regular Sumpin and maybe a touch heavy for the style. Moderate drinkability. Some alcohol warmth, but not at all distracting.

O- A terrific compliment to the regular version. So happy to have found it. I would still prefer Lil Sumpin Sumpin as it is one of my favorites, but this is a great twist with the yeast variation.

$7.99 for 6 pack

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 00:44:32 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Bsetz

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-30-2013 00:03:01 | More by Bsetz
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-29-2013 21:31:42 | More by tarheels4life23
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HiWire

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-29-2013 03:19:03 | More by HiWire
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-29-2013 02:13:31 | More by Cubatobaco
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Nofxus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-29-2013 00:13:50 | More by Nofxus
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rojapa

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-28-2013 15:50:09 | More by rojapa
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lukester

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like the regular Sumpin more but this may be available in a keg so I'm test driving tonight. I'm a Belgian IPA rookie so the wild yeast strain does take a bit getting used to. It kind of tastes like a really really good Blue Moon. The color, body and hop profile are typical Lagunitas which is always a good thing. Definitely worth a sixer and maybe a keg. Now I've got to score a lucky13 since that comes in kegs too.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 05:12:21 | More by lukester
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geuze_gone_wild

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-28-2013 04:39:23 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

08-27-2013 23:19:31 | More by GraduatedCashew
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crownrl28

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-27-2013 22:50:53 | More by crownrl28
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polopaul20

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-27-2013 20:14:15 | More by polopaul20
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semaj

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-27-2013 17:39:36 | More by semaj
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Amerikon

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-27-2013 05:09:37 | More by Amerikon
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beergil

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

08-27-2013 03:46:23 | More by beergil
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Joey1566

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-27-2013 02:42:22 | More by Joey1566
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whiskaudio

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-27-2013 01:02:28 | More by whiskaudio
A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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