A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
BA SCORE
4.21/5
8,933 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
Ranking:
#959
Reviews:
1,681
Ratings:
8,933
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
497
Gots:
2,987
Trade:
5
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,933 |  Reviews: 1,681
Photo of solisbrewmaster
3.41/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The color is orange and a very little haze. The smell is floral hops and little grainy.
The taste is a little bitter and has a hoppy citric flavor. The body is medium.
I like it but maybe would add a little more dry hop.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rickklein9
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Parmesan
3.58/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

L: Clear yellow with hints of orange and very little head with very little lacing on the glass.

S: Not a very strong aroma, a little wheat and grain, some perfumey floral hops, but I don't get much besides that.

T: Sweet malt, and a little sweet fruit, that is balanced out by a strong piney and floral bitterness.

F: Medium to fuller body and creamy smooth carbonation

O: While the aroma isn't very strong, this beer reminds me a lot more of an IPA than a wheat beer.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.94/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of I_am_durk
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Payner19
4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brewb4hoes
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vinman29
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Really fantastic ale. I've only seen it in bottles but this would make a great canned beer, too. Bright and crisp, modern flavor with medium strong hoppiness which can come across a little strong on its own but great with food. High alcohol content but the hops takes the edge off the sugar content so the alcohol and sweetness is tamed from a flavor standpoint. If you are going for a one and done beer night A Little Sumpin' ale would be an excellent choice. Whatever recipe came together for this one, which is my favorite of the Lagunitas line, really holds together. It is a standalone classic. Both refreshing and flavorful. It is an aromatic ale with no off tastes. It is sure to be a favorite and likeable even to non beer drinkers. This is my favorite beer when drinking one beer.

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

Photo of Trevor_martin
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tprshaw
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of astromach
3.22/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of JustinAbs
3.44/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good good good!

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Photo of LT630
4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of samEBC
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spiritual_puberty
4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of huthuty
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours with a small persistent head to a truly pale color
Smells of citrus hops
Taste is citrusy and delicious, hardly bitter at all with the alcohol therein covered up perfectly
Overall a perfectly decent pale ale

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Photo of Benr96
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Makeitadouble
4.67/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Lagunitas is known for their Fruity yet very Hoppy Beer. This beer is no different and IMO one of their best yet simplest beers. It si described as “Silky and Smooth” and lives up to this expectation very well . The sweet fruit that you can not only smell but taste over powers the hops just enough. Consider this a Sour Patch Kid of a beer , The color is Dark and golden yellow , with a tropical nose and the right amount of head. at 64 IBU and 7.5% ABV this Ale is always great choice.

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Photo of DareOfTheHog
3.8/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Blackrobe
4.02/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dazka
4.12/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CaptD
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Don't drink many wheat ales. This one was a nice surprise. Great flavor thru out with a nice amount of hoppyness. Nice golden color with a slight head. Hits the spot Tonite.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 8,933 ratings
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