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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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8,968 Ratings
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 50% wheat malt and all the "C" hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#978
Reviews:
1,691
Ratings:
8,968
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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502
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Poured into a pint glass. Thick white two finger head. Straw colored and clear with ample carbonation and some lacing. Smells of orange and hops with a touch of wheat. The taste is of hops and orange with alcohol and bitterness being a noticable factor but not unpleasent. The Mouthfeel is light bodied. Overall a very solid beer, but just a tad hoppy for a wheat.

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Review taken from notes: Spring 2014

12 oz brown shorty bottle with a nice white label and dark green and red lettering all about. Classic American babe setting to the side just begging to serve someone a good beer. Poured into a standard American pint glass.

A - golden orange body and fairly clear. Maybe the slightest hint of haze moving about. Setting on top is a bright white head with some good looks in its own right leaving about a mess of thin but plentiful amounts of stick to the glass.

S - Lagunitas claims 'every hop starting with the letter "C" was used in this beer' and rightfully so as the aroma is outstanding. Pine and grapefruit notes dominate the front with apricot and sweet peach aromas flowing just behind. Pale malt backbone with a hint of wheat to finish it off.

T - much like the nose, but not quite as awesome IMO. Big hop spices paired with grapefruit and pine to start. Sweet peaches and a sugary sweet like malt character is though quite lovely. Wheat is present with a solid IPA like flavor. Nice bitterness but sweetness balances everything out pretty well.

M - medium bodied with good texture. Flavors flow lovely and smooth across the mouth giving you the Lagunitas experience. Much as you would expect an American pale wheat ale to be.

O - granted I'm not a huge fan of the American pale wheat style, I can appreciate when a brewery has a good beer in that style and this is indeed a good brew. Such a great Brewery and a very nice offering on a bright sunny day. This is one of the best in this style.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 8,968 ratings
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