A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
93
outstanding
8,883 Ratings
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:
8,883
Reviews:
1,674
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
491
Gots:
2,927
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 8,883 |  Reviews: 1,674
Photo of jckdaniels03
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of futiledevices
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NateK1986
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Juice14
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yaksurf
3.54/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YetiMaas
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scuttlebutt21
4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Couldn't really judge look as I drank straight from the bottle. But my oh my, the taste was amazing!!!

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Photo of Kevinpitts
3.55/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJoe
3.55/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scottsoileau
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer, wish they would date the bottles. I don't care if its not really an IPA, its an IPA to me.

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Photo of dandiprat2015
4.3/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dhannes
3.15/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance was rich gold in color, with a slight murkiness, and thin white head...rather appealing. Aroma was faint, with a whiff of citrus. Taste was grapefruit and pineapple, with pine and herb and not enjoyable for me. Carbonation was rather light. Overall, this beer tries too hard to be an intense IPA--while unique, I found it very difficult to drink. I won't purchase again, and won't drink it again.

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Photo of ScottJWing
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaken0ss
4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorChugButterman
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AaronFriedman
4.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

It's one of the best hoppy beers I've ever tasted.

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Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No bottle date

Look - Pours a clear honey gold with a rocky white head. Good retention, average distribution, small to large bubbles, good lacing.

Smell - Pine, honey, apricot, sticky resin, a bit of grapefruit zest.

Taste - Dank vegetal hops up front, citrus bitterness on the finish. A bit of pine resin and sweet malt balances it out nicely.

Feel - Medium bodied, slightly viscous. Tingle o the front of the tongue, hop oils linger.

Overall - One of the beers that tured me into a hop head, still tastes great.

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Photo of ryan33iowa
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of MartzMimic
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The proper title should be American Strong Wheat Ale! Weizenbock strength! From the bottle, it pours a golden color with a nice head. Dangerously easy to drink!

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Photo of helpingphriendlybook
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brent716
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Stillyman11
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,883 ratings.
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