A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
BA SCORE
92.1%
Liked This Beer
4.2 w/ 8,916 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:
#1,004
Reviews:
1,679
Ratings:
8,916
Liked:
8,209
Avg:
4.2/5
pDev:
10%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
494
Gots:
2,971
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,916 |  Reviews: 1,679
Photo of twelveone
4.07/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ngiannatti
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bwood06
3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A -Frothy and slightly creamy white head that is slow to dissipate. Slow rising carbonation. Not a lot of carbonation. Slightly hazy and golden in color. Ever so slight amber tint. 4.25/5

S - Citrus/grapefruit up front. Light butter note and light malt backing to the grapefruit aroma. 4/5

T - Grapefruit/citrus hoppy main flavor. White bread malt flavor with a slight hint of butter. Lingering bitterness on the back end. Hops and bitterness dominate the flavor profile. 3.75/5

M - Medium bodied but retains a light summery feeling. Carbonation is noticeable but allows for the drinker to concentrate more on the flavor instead of the feel. 4.25/5

O - Good quality beer that has a ton of flavor. Major emphasis on the hops here which is no surprise. Definitely a good beer to go with spicy dishes. 4/5

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Photo of Madbum101214
4.47/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Decker
4.41/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of devildog1775
4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Viaduck
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of David19457
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of October
3.3/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not too hoppy. Nice citrus notes

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Photo of Wolverine48092
3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BakaGaijin
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of girafarig
4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of malprep
3.87/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ian_B
3.78/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of shauun176
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlabadia
4.58/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of justinp444
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden yellow with a half inch white head. Smells of tropical citrus hops, bread-y sweet malt, grapefruit, with a bit of grass and spice. Taste is light and complex with some peppery spice and grapefruit hop. It has a sweet malt and good amount of bitter. Light body with a moderate mouth feel.

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Photo of nickfortune
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrUse
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I like this beer so much I was compelled to write a review. Has a great hoppy, almost citrus taste. Not usually biggest fan of citrus but this just works fantastically in this beer. There will always be room in my fridge for a six pack of this fine brew.

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Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into tulip, producing a generous amount of rocky white head with good retention and plenty o lacing. Golden colored, the aroma was something new and different in an entirely good way. There was citrus, but also a sweet bready aroma, every breath alternated between juicy APA goodness and Hefe estery sweetness. Smooth and medium bodied, nary a bitter bite. A big wheat ale with just enough hoppy goodness to make this one a standout. To be enjoyed again and again.

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Photo of chasetam
4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 13tido
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Karma_is_flawed
4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of whynot44
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very slightly hazy gold color with a substantial foamy white head that dissipates quickly leaving some decent lacing.

The aroma is citrus and yeast with a bready background.

The taste is hops up front, grapefruit, some slightly sweet fruitiness, light cracker background, coriander and black pepper at the finish, very nicely balanced and enjoyable.

Medium bodied, but smooth and very easy to drink.

Overall this is a very enjoyable ale, almost too drinkable.

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Photo of MrMeerbill
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really good beer and cheap awesome

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.1% out of 100 with 8,916 ratings
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