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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,936 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,936
Reviews: 901
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 143
Gots: 210 | 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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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
Photo of SB_Brewmaster
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
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

brinkdeer, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of deebo
3.71/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pint served in a nonic glass at the Lowry.
A-pretty clear. Dark golden with some light copper highlights. Served with a white film. Some lacing.

S-smells like a Lagunitas beer. Grassy hops with a tropical and fruity hop aroma. Fair malt aroma with quite a bit of that typical Belgian estery yeast goodness.

T-once again has that trademark Lagunitas flavor. Has that pine resiny hoppiness with some citrus and tropical notes. Decent malt backbone with a touch of yeast.

M-fairly big bodied with a lingering bitter finish

O-definitely a Lagunitas beer. Big west coast hoppy beer with a very minor Belgian influence. A bit too west coast IPA (bitter pine resin taste) for me. But this is a damn flavorful beer.

deebo, Sep 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

JeltMaaj, Sep 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Adkins1203, Sep 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

JuliusCaesar, Sep 14, 2013
A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,936 ratings.