A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
8,864
Reviews:
1,667
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
490
Gots:
2,913
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 8,864 |  Reviews: 1,667
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of walkinginplace
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Hazy orange with a small but lasting head

S: There's a lot going on here, but the lemon and pine definitely stick out.

T: It's just as hoppy as you'd expect, which is to say that it's really, really hoppy. There's a strong citrus flavor to it (lemon, really) and a pineapple aftertaste. I can definitely taste the caramel and bready flavors as well but those are clearly secondary.

F: The hops really "pop" in your mouth and the finish is very crisp. Feels pretty carbonated but honestly it could just be the hops.

Overall: I'm rarely a fan of super hoppy beers but this complex brew is definitely a keeper.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tillmac62
3.73/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden with a full head that laces well. Light nose of piney hops, with citrus in the background, against a touch of malt sweetness. Light body and well carbonated. Taste is mostly piney hops against some grapefruit and sweetness. Well balanced, but not very flavorful or complex overall. Clean finish with a bit of hop flavor and bitterness. Slight grapefruit bitterness tends to linger.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Bookseeb
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance has a nice golden amber color supporting a thin dissipating head leaving fair lace. Smell has a nice balance of malt and hops bringing out a sweet citrusy aroma. Taste has that same balance with the sweet malt and hop that finishes clean. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. One of the better and easier drinking IPA's I've had in awhile.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,864 ratings.
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