Sumpin’ Easy
Lagunitas Brewing Company

Sumpin’ EasySumpin’ Easy
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From:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
 
California, United States
Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #705
ABV:
5.7%
Score:
86
Ranked #18,835
Avg:
3.84 | pDev: 8.33%
Ratings:
385
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 11, 2021
Added:
Dec 27, 2017
Wants:
  12
Gots:
  79
SCORE
86
Very Good
Sumpin’ EasySumpin’ Easy
Notes: A healthy dose of 2-row malted barley, a bit of wheaty-esque-ish-ness and loads of Ekuanot hops to create a super smooth and velvety ale with a fruit and resin-y- finish like biting into a freshly pickled peach. Easy!
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3.45 by TMoney2591 from Illinois on Dec 11, 2021
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3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by jimmah120 from Minnesota

19.2oz can - review from notes

This is what I expected their Super Cluster pale to taste like. Just a hoppy pale ale, nothing more, nothing less. Full on hop assault with not much else to it. A weird metalilic aftertaste.... (I've noticed this with a lot of Lagunitas beers)

Solid

Jul 31, 2021
 
3.75 by NickMunford from Wyoming on Jul 17, 2021
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3.66/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Pdcmaine from Massachusetts

Nice in the summer

Jun 09, 2021
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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by claytri from Maryland

Nice easy sipping pale ale. A bit on the hoppy side, but with some nice malting as well. It had a good nose with a bit of floral hops to it. The feel was medium and wet.

Apr 20, 2021
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by Chrismonies1 from Texas

Good easy going beer

Mar 23, 2021
 
3.65 by TomBanahan from Kentucky on Mar 11, 2021
 
3.6 by Dimpi from Massachusetts on Feb 15, 2021
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2.1/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2
by kd2315 from New Jersey

Golden pour of 12 oz can, hoppy nose, decent head that quickly dissipated. Mouth feel was pleasant, well carbonated. Very little malt taste on the tongue, with overwhelming grapefruit initial taste and after taste.

Lacks sufficient malt to counter balance the grapefruit hops. While styled as a pale ale, it's more an IPA piney grapefruit finish and aftertaste. Literally grapefruit juice and seltzer. Disappointing.

Jan 22, 2021
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3.02/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

Idiotic 19.2oz can (No date but the code is 28801120881040) poured into 14oz teku. Poured a bright, clean, clear gold color with an inch of white head that good retention and light lacing.

Frooty hops popped out of the can, but in the glass the hops had a brighter citrus scent, over some sweet malts.

On the tongue, the malty sweetness was at the front, and a bitter citrus bite at the back.

The body was medium-light, smooth, and had a semi-sweet finish.

Drinkability was OK, but 19+oz at a time made the beer too boring.

Overall, another middle-of-the-road IPA from these guys.

Jan 19, 2021
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4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by mycousinvinny from New York

pours a nice light golden color with a nice head
The smell is citric - grapefruit and orange - with floral notes mixing in.
taste of citric orange and mild bitterness

Dec 28, 2020
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3.31/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by mactrail from Washington

Pours a clear amber with adequate foam in the Saxo tulip. This is definitely an unusual flavor and aroma. Smells of canteloupe and damp earth with pencil shavings in the nose. More aromas and tastes of dark fruit, cedar, and a hint of green apricot, with that interesting musty tang.

Rather bitter aftertaste and a lingering astringent bite on the tongue. This is kind of interesting but it seems to tire the palate for some reason. From the 12 oz can purchased at Trader Joes. Julian Date 239 which puts it canned in late August 2020.

Oct 12, 2020
 
4.5 by megamick from Iowa on Sep 20, 2020
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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by dano213 from Pennsylvania

19.2oz can purchased from the fridge as a single for $1.99. Canned on Julian Date 143 (5/22/20), so this is slightly over 3 1/2 months old.

Look: Deep golden color, perfect clarity. Fizzy little bubbles rising up. Nice one-finger head upon pour, but reduced to a thin film now with some nice lacing.

Smell: Very pleasant aromas - peachy, floral, and slightly dank and piney. Some other subtle tropical fruit notes, but nothing that is easily discerned. I get a faint coconut aroma on the back end.

Taste: Very well balanced and refreshing. This is so easy to drink, which is great because it's a tall-boy can. Flavors follow the nose up front with nice fruitiness and sweetness, then there is a lingering resinous and pithy bitterness on the back end that leaves a dry finish. Makes you want to quench your thirst with another gulp.

Feel: Medium bodied.

Overall: This is a very solid offering. If you like pale ales that have a decent amount of bittering, you'll like this. You could call it a "west coast pale ale." I could see how a lot of the new school folks would not enjoy this due to the bitter finish. Also impressive that this beer tastes quite fresh at 3 1/2+ months old.

Sep 10, 2020
 
3.67 by beersampler6 from Michigan on Sep 07, 2020
 
3.73 by beaulabauve from Louisiana on Aug 17, 2020
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4.88/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by dapatriot1 from New York

saw this one in the supermarket and had to try it Lagunitas has become a favorite
once i tried it i realized Lagunitas hit another one out of the park
this one pours a nice light golden color with a nice head
The smell is citric - grapefruit and orange - with floral notes mixing in.
taste of citric orange and mild bitterness
this was perfect for the summer

Aug 08, 2020
 
4 by Velivolus1 from Vermont on Aug 02, 2020
 
3.75 by -Andrew- from Michigan on Aug 02, 2020
 
3.95 by peabody from Kentucky on Jul 23, 2020
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3.59/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by MattBeer from California

Decent, probably not worth buying again

Jul 20, 2020
 
4.03 by DuncanBishop24 from Vermont on Jul 15, 2020
 
2.32 by bret27 from California on Jul 13, 2020
 
4.24 by Chico1985 from Massachusetts on Jul 12, 2020
 
3.89 by NastyNorseman from New York on Jul 05, 2020
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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by beerthulhu from New Jersey

A: Beautiful tall and creamy froth head is white and two inches plus. A pale weathered orange has a sharp and neat clarity while having an abundance of evenly spaced macro-bubbles. Sticky cobweb lace patterns adore the vessel while a lasting head retention covers the top.

S: Peaches and sugary citrus fruit on the nose. Lemonade with hints of lime and apricot, are wet and juicy. Some apple juice has a fresh wet scent that was very smooth. A finale of some pineapple juice.

T: Prickly citrus and pineapple fruit on the opening sip. Juicy citrus and pine resin hops are feathery and lightly dry. Grapefruit with some orange peel bitterness balances on a finish that has some dry grainy feel.

M: Nice fullness, thick and soft, lightly dry and flowery hop texture touches the tongue with a powdery after feel. Some alcohol laced hop flowers, sweet and juicy.

O: Sumpin good. Once again Lagunitas makes an easy to drink hoppy refreshing summer drink that shows their mastery of balance. Nice grainy base, hoppy twang, flowery pine with a lot of intricate fine moving parts within making for a solid outstanding drinking experience. Good rate of drinkability, enjoyable, that will make you keep coming back for more.

Jun 26, 2020
 
3.82 by Dkloubec from Illinois on Jun 21, 2020
 
4.09 by cindiwindi1025 from Michigan on Jun 17, 2020
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4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Thankin_Hank from Texas

Look is lightish, semi clear yellow, big foamy head with some lacing. Smell is light "Little Sumpin' Sumpin'" and good. Taste is Little Sumpin" Sumpin' Light. Mouthfeel is thin but has the hint of bitterness on the tongue to let you know this ain't your Daddy's Light Beer. Overall a very pleasant and drinkable beer. Lagunita's doesn't date cans. 19.2 ouncer into a wheat beer glass.

Jun 15, 2020
 
3.83 by SushiSakeBeer from Oregon on Jun 15, 2020
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by izraelc from New York

Pours light gold. This is not something easy. Bitter and sweet all at once. Goes down slow. Apparently it's been in the fridge for awhile. Not the usual quality from Lagunitas.

May 24, 2020
 
3.5 by mpenske from California on May 16, 2020
 
2.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas on Apr 16, 2020
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4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Mister_Faucher from Washington

19oz can poured in to a nonic glass, no can dating.

Look- Clear golden amber color. Large rocky bright white head with great retention, solid lacing. Ample carbonation streams visible.

Smell- Big hits of tropical fruit (pineapple, papaya and mango), citrus (orange, grapefruit and lemon), light peach, caramel malt, pine and spicy/grassy hop notes.

Taste- Similar to the aroma. Tropical fruit, citrus, peach, pine presents itself more than in the aroma, sweet malts with a moderate lingering hoppy bitter finish. Pretty well balanced.

Feel- Medium bodied and pretty crisp. Medium carbonation on the tongue.

O- A nice easy drinking PA. Really affordable too, worth checking out.

Mar 30, 2020
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4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Mark-Leggett from Missouri

Poured from a can. Straw in color with a white head and good lacing. Smells of grain, hops and pine. Pine and biscuit in the flavor with a slight citrus hint to it. Solid Pale.

Mar 09, 2020
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3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by graysonslamsbrews from Pennsylvania

Poured from a 12oz can into a pint glass.
Look: Other reviews on here claim that this beer is slightly hazy, but my can was pretty clear. Pours a light, golden straw color with a loose, bubbly head that dissipates into a ring on the glass. Looks heavily carbonated with an almost soda-like effervescence. Doesn't lace on the glass.
Smell: Hop dominated, but has a baked bread, malty aroma to kick. Bright and fruity.
Taste: Tangerine, citrusy taste combines with carbonation to provide a bright first impression. The longer you let it sit in your mouth, the sweet bread malt profile emerges more- like a dinner roll. The finish is moderately bitter and with pronounced wheat grains.
Feel: Lighter body with heavier carbonation. As far as how "easy" it is, its name is appropriate.
It's flavorful and unique, but would benefit from a heavier body to enrich the beer. It's an excellent choice for the summer, and a unique example of the style. Would definitely get on tap. Lagunitas makes good beer, man.

Feb 24, 2020
 
4.04 by Manfrombelmonty from Massachusetts on Feb 23, 2020
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4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by gothamcity

Pour: 1 pint 3.2 oz can poured into a wine glass shortly after an Indian dinner (lots of chapatis, and cauliflower curry).
Head: Beautiful 1 inch head with even bubbles that dissipate in three minutes leaving beautiful thick lacing behind. Thin white rim remained.
Color: Clear, amber.
Aroma: Jack fruit, mangoes, peaches, hops.
Taste: Starts off with sweet jack fruit, and a very mild fennel like taste for the first few seconds followed by a mild bitter taste of hops that lingers at the back of the tongue. Light and very refreshing.
Carbonation: Medium and does not mask the fruity sweet taste in the beginning.
Would drink again? Yes

Feb 19, 2020
 
3.83 by BeerMe8 from Florida on Feb 13, 2020
 
3.73 by KingStelle from California on Jan 18, 2020
Sumpin’ Easy from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 385 ratings