A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

8,869 Ratings
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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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is a slightly darker straw-gold color and is surprisingly very clear. A great looking three finger head was obtained on a moderate pour. Stickage to the glass is abundant.

S: Mostly floral nose with a lemony orange citrus edge. Not even really as hoppy as a pale ale might smell, but easily the most hops I've ever smelled on a wheat beer.

T: Hop flavors are most prominent. Lemon and other citrus zest and floral notes. The taste of the wheat malt is obvious, but plays a supporting role to the hops.

M: Has a substantial body as many good wheat beers do. Carbonation feels a bit low, but that may be due to the big head I poured.

O: Wheat beers typically aren't my thing, but it's hard to dislike anything Lagunitas hops up. Easily my favorite wheat beer as of now. Sumpin' Sumpin' is surely deserving of the praise it gets.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of tittymcj
4.01/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very clear beer with a orange-red hue to it in light. Good head which recedes and leaves very nice lacing on the glass.

S: Very piney and hoppy, good bite to it. Has good balance though, in that the malt backs it up with a good bread smell.

T: Lots of hops, good amount of malt, but very mellow taste overall. Almost a hit of vanilla flavor in there as well, which helps to damper the bitterness of the hops.

M: Light and refreshing, in spite of how complex and full the flavor is. A bit spicy, but goes down smoothly and doesn't linger.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Powerful. Dark amber with a thinnish white head that stuck around for a while. Not much carbonation visible.

S - Smelled exactly like an IPA. Lot's of pine, and average amount of hops. Even a touch o' mint. Had a dank smell too, sort of sour. But wasn't necessarily bad. Dankness more prevelant when beer warmed slightly.

T - Pretty darn good. Very similar to an IPA, but a bit more sour, and slightly less hop "punch". Some malty sweetness evident as well. Alcohol warmness when warmed, but not unpleasant. Very good tasting beer.

F - Not terrible, not great. Kinda dry, and made me thirsty. Good carbonation feel, though.

O - A beer I will certainly purchase again. It's nothing that I'm going to buy all the time, but it's a damn good beer. Great taste, appearance and aroma.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of mojohawk21
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,869 ratings.
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