A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

8,847 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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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of STEELERFAN2390
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a duvel glass

A-yellowish golden with a great head,bubbly

S-I smell the bready sweetness and hop aroma from a couple feet away.... nice

M-pretty crisp ,medium carbonation. the hops do a little dance on your tongue.

T-citrus lemon caramel hops...well balanced

O- I enjoy this beer a lot. nice hops but not too much. well balanced with flavor and carbonation. ill keep on drinking this.

purchased at the fresh market in naples ,fl for 9.99$ a sixer

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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  rDev -4.5%

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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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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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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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4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours a clean golden with tons of carbonation bubbles flowing throughout. Fluff, 2 finger white head that sticks around forever. Wonderful lacing

S- Floral and citrus hops. Fresh flowers, grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine, slight pale wheat. Delightful hop profile. Another great smelling brew from Lagunitas.

T- Pale malt base gives way to strong hops and a fantastically bitter finish. Taste does a nice job of following nose. Smooth but also bitter. Different but delicious. Touch of pepper to go with the bitterness. A lot going on here.

M- Mid body. Very drinkable. Good carbonation with a warm finish that is just enough to warn you of the alcohol presence.

O- Sumpin' Sumpin' is sumpin' different and without a doubt an awesome beer. Really happy I got around to trying this one. One of the best American wheat beers I have ever had.

No bottled on date

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4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured into .5l cylinder class labeled Spaten. Re-tasted against my current favorite: Sculpin by Ballast Point. Both are "must try". In some respects, Lagunitas gets re-rated higher than before next to this great ipa for it's originality, looks, and subtleties.

Clear golden copper with tall white head. Great retention and lacing. Kept a thin white layer over the beer all the way down, the head is pinpoint bubbles, dense and sticky.

S: Sweet malt and spicy hop upfront with follow on complexities. The beach, boardwalk, tar, hops, pine needles, and oranges.

T: Follows the aroma, and even gets better. Pine, citrus, and a silo of malt/bready sweetness. A bit of fruit tea and citrus. Orange and a pine in the aftertaste. Nice finish. Great flavor arc. Powerful. Hoppy. A little tarry, sweat, and summer afternoon in a thin dress indeed.

M: Medium weight with medium carbonation. Good amount of dryness. Great finish. Significant, slight esters fruit and seriousness.

O: Great, well-rounded, original beer. A must try. Best I have had from Lagunitas. Tastes like 100 degree day in Petaluma. Bravo! Went from a sample to hadda have a six pack. Could easily be an every day beer, but at 7.5% a little too strong for me, and my every day beer has to be in cans (It is Dales Pale Ale).

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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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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance - Gorgeous golden pour with thick foamy head that leaves impressive lacing up and down the glass.
Smell - some lemon and orange zest, hint of grapefruit, sourdough and perhaps cloves.
Taste - an almost perfect hop forward wheat ale! Citrus hops and bready malts and yeast paired very well!
Feel - refreshing and easy to drink! A well balanced summer brew!
Overall - an almost perfect beer for a hophead looking for something a little (but not too) different to have on the beach or by the pool!

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,847 ratings.
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