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A Little Sumpin' Wild - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,789 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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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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Jameswoody

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-24-2013 01:50:21 | More by Jameswoody
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-23-2013 21:21:18 | More by seanchai
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JackDempsy

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-23-2013 16:11:17 | More by JackDempsy
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-23-2013 03:52:59 | More by elkinbrown
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-22-2013 23:37:48 | More by Hanselpb
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C_S

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-22-2013 18:29:58 | More by C_S
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-22-2013 14:28:20 | More by beernads
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Danishboy59

Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-22-2013 10:35:49 | More by Danishboy59
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mwgroove23

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-22-2013 01:32:34 | More by mwgroove23
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

3.66/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a Dogfish Head Signature Glass. Bottle is dated July 9th, 2013.

Appearance: An average pour produced 1/2'' of white head with regularly sized rocky bubbles. The beer was amber and clear.

Smell: Brett predominates the smell. Additionally, pine bitterness is found. Coming in behind these is sweet mango and orange citrus.

Taste: Taste is tart brett, earth, a bit of orange, lots of pine, and a subtle aftertaste of sweet bready malts. Alcohol is present.

Mouthfeel: Body is light-medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft to average, and the finish is bitter and dry, with a nice warming sensation.

Overall: Glad I was able to try this one. I probably like the regular Sumpin' a little better, but this was a cool take on the beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2013 01:28:53 | More by ChrisKayler
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-22-2013 00:51:30 | More by thatoneguymike
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 21:35:59 | More by Jeffrey2310
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keenanite21

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

08-21-2013 19:51:13 | More by keenanite21
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Libationguy

Nevada

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

Clear light amber color with orange hues. Fluffy 2-finger white head with medium+ retention. Cratered lacing in the glass.

There is a medicinal quality in the nose like vicks vaporub. Pine sap, resin, lemon zest, orange zest and mint.

Resin, citrus zest, pine sap, mango, overripe pineapple, mint. Very hop dominate on the palate. The finish is all tacky bitterness.

Medium+ bodied, alcohol is well balanced into the body of the beer. The bitterness pushes the finish.

I can appreciate a strong hop focus, but sometimes it just gets to be too much. I think that is the case here. The hop characteristics are so aggressive against the rest of the beer, that it just pushes everything out of balance.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 17:46:52 | More by Libationguy
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GMan

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-21-2013 17:22:51 | More by GMan
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 11:55:41 | More by Mattyb79
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 03:07:39 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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Drs3

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-21-2013 03:07:06 | More by Drs3
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed at the dive bar.

A - Poured into a tulip a clear golden hue with a nice two finger head that leaves sticky lacing and thick blanket.

S - Aromas of light funk, Belgian yeast notes, not getting much hops unfortunately. Hmm

T - Taste is very lightly Belgian, slightly sweet, actually lightly funky, faint horse blanket and barnyard, light green apple, but at the end of the day, not much hops.

M - Mouthfeel is pretty drinkable, nice carbonation, light.

O - Overall not as ipa like as I'm used to with even a Belgian ipa, still, not bad.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2013 01:23:56 | More by rudzud
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-21-2013 01:19:22 | More by MNBeer1017
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RussBeercier

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

08-20-2013 22:11:26 | More by RussBeercier
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

08-20-2013 21:49:12 | More by RummyRedbeard
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-20-2013 21:19:46 | More by GABrew
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

08-20-2013 20:10:52 | More by Phillyz
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Wukk

Ohio

4.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours an orange brown, with a 1-2 finger head. The head retreats fairly quickly, but leaves some real lacing behind. Smell hits like a regular belgian, though the hop is a lot easier to notice. In taste it's fairly complex. A wall of yeast hits first, followed by a big hit of hops and bitterness. Alcohol is certainly not hidden in this beer. It provides characteristic warming, but also seems to be a bit punchier than I am used to. Alcohol is more of a flavor than a sensation, if that makes sense. The beer is not too heavy in the mouth. I think it's a little smoother than most American IPAs. Overall it's a delicious beer--I'm really starting to warm up to Lagunitas, and it's not just due to the high alcohol content of their beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 00:01:44 | More by Wukk
A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,789 ratings.