A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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4.2/5
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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:
#2,087
Reviews:
1,731
Ratings:
9,181
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
515
Gots:
3,155
Trade:
5
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Photo of Navin-Johnson
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Richardalways21
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Light and efferent. Smooth. Slightly different taste than I expected. Pleasing but I was expecting more flavor
Tasted better half way down..,but don’t they all

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Photo of dhski4ever
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kaitjs7
4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jbeaudrie25
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bankboy66
3.35/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JimboBrews54
4.6/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of JohnDon
3.91/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iguanodon
4.01/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

[Original rating 2012-07-06] Poura a deep gold with a thick white head. Aroma is all citrus, grapefruit and orange. Taste is citrus, a little grass / straw, strong bitter finish. Mouth feel is a bit thin but over all a very good beer.

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Photo of Mpcronin
4.92/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of draegerjosh
3.7/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kdouble
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tb77
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Unclevince
4.07/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of soundaurora
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akk14
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeerBeerFearDear
4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This, is an exceptional beer. Also, it is what made me value Lagunitas brewery very high. It has all of the necessary feel and weight into it, and is not a light beer, but at the same time so drinkable and effort-taking. It just slips right down your throat. As I am not an expert, I wonder what is in this ale beer that differentiates it from others. Out of all the beers I've tasted until now, there certainly is "similar" taste to this but I'm sure nothing's exactly the same. Anyways, out of my few (3~4) years of beer tasting (roughly under 50 kinds), goes right up to the top of my list along with Allagash Tripel Ale. I've also tasted Lagunitas IPA, and while that one is somewhere around top 10, this would be in my top 3. Would recommend this beer to others any day.

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Photo of ccummings27
4.58/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of timon
4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is what Racer 5 and other "delicious" IPAs should taste like. Gone is that nasty IPA aftertaste, replaced with that golden wheat flavor. Has enough fruity yeast tones to keep it interesting. Smell is fantastic and the lacing and clear golden look is beautiful. Has 7.5% alcohol and you could drink it all day (or at least until you pass out on your pizza). Another winner from my neck of the woods.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly foggy straw color with two fingers of white, foamy head. Aroma is straw, orange peel, yeast with bread, biscuit, and pale malts. It smells clean. Flavor profile is wheat, straw, orange peel, and a light yeast finish that comes with a little dry rye spice. There is bread, biscuit and pale malts. Mouth feel is slightly effervescent, which mingles well with a light grainy texture to keep this beer drinking smooth and session-able, and yet with a palpable, soothing texture. Overall, a great, straightforward wheat beer that remains well constrained, while still providing a tasty beverage.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz bottle.

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Photo of tylerjin
4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

A: Bright straw gold with a half finger head. Nice lacing

S: Fruity, wheaty, mild creamy hops. Some citrus, grapefruit, and honey

T: Starts off with a slight sweetness, after a beat the bitter hops kick in. There's some nice subtle wheat and almost hint of corn. The bitterness and slight astringency leaves a long after taste. Mellows out after some time.

O: Smells really fresh and bright, but is deceptively hoppy and the alcohol is well hidden. Fruity/honey sweetness permeates throughout

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

Photo of natzalot
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 9,181 ratings