A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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Ratings: 8,920 |  Reviews: 1,680
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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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Photo of LI_PO12
4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle into pint glass

Appearance- light gold, with orange hues, clear, 1 finger head hangs around a while

Aroma- Bright citrus, fruity, piney, earthy hops, some bready grains, very nice

Flavor- more pine here, juicy citrus hops, fairly bitter but very drinkable, slight malt backbone but theres a lot of hops going on

Mouthfeel- medium, slight astringency, fairy smooth

Overall- A damn tasty beer. Really closer to an IPA and for that reason its probable the best APWA I've had. Pretty solid all around and worth picking up.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Deep golden to orange with nice foamy head. Smell is amazing. Lots of bright citrus fruit with a hint a pine. Quite hoppy for a wheat beer but very tasty. Sour lemon tartness and bready with a full body. Some sweetness from the malt is present but it's balanced by the bready yeast and wheat, by the lemony sourness and by the hops. Not what I was expecting but very enjoyable.

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4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Looks more like a lager than an ale, very light golden in color and white head, did not look like I'd enjoy it
S- Nice pale ale smell with good citrus tones, not the best, but above average
T- Very interesting beer. At first pour you can get a good amount of the wheat taste, but as you drink it, it becomes more of a pale ale dominated by hops. The wheat seems to come back if you take a break between sips.
M- On the lighter side of average for carbonation, a good smooth drinking beer, could have a few of these for sure.
O- Never had a Lagunitas beer and tried this on a recommendation. I was not disappointed. It was also my first pale ale wheat beer, and it held up well. For sure would have again and recommend it to anyone considering it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm excited to taste this strong wheat beer, but if I know Lagunitas, it's just an IPA.

A-golden with a nice sticky white head

S-old aged hops and herbs. Smells like an old IPA. Good strength

T-take your average American pale wheat ale, add more booze and some hops with citrus and herbal notes. None of the flavors are too strong until the after-taste they build. The after-taste has more grains to it.

M-light and crisp. Medium carbonation

O-it's a good beer, probably best when fresh. The more you drink this, the better it becomes. It really starts to build a good citrus flavor.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.1% out of 100 with 8,920 ratings
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