A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
BA SCORE
92.1%
Liked This Beer
4.21 w/ 8,915 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:
#949
Reviews:
1,679
Ratings:
8,915
Liked:
8,208
Avg:
4.21/5
pDev:
9.98%
Alströms:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
494
Gots:
2,971
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,915 |  Reviews: 1,679
Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of codytwo
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of caburdette51
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of fsilva1986
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of mattycasey
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of WaffleNugget
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Mojopin88
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of saperez59
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Happyyb
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kitekid
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

-Pours a nice clear amber with a thick white head
-pine on the nose with a citrus/orange hint
-bright and crisp. pine comes through in the taste, found that it finished rich and complex with just a slight citrus "bite"
-very full, rich feel to it
-one of my favorite beers ... but I confess to being a bit of a "homer" when it comes to NorCal beers

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Photo of laketang
4.17/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle
no date but it's fresh
clear amber and a nice white head
good lacing as I empty
notes of pine, floral
good balance and not bitter.
I like the mouthfeel because it's chewy, but clean
alcohol doesn't hit until the third one !
so be careful.enjoy

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Photo of YumaLaowai
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Wow, wasn't expecting that at all. Very good; gets even better as you drink it. Has a sweetish kick but yet doesn't let the sweet overpower the ale. Holycow did just one get me buzzing.

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

Photo of AJmon13
4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewtalthrone
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobert84
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A very good beer! Smooth with a nice after-taste.

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Photo of MattBeer
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I really dislike hefeweizens, and wheat beers generally. Something in that style has to be as mainstream as a Blue Moon or a Shock Top for it to not be a drain pour.

So I can't believe I like this beer. I like it a lot. It has all the bitterness of a good Cali IPA, with a good bready balance, and none of that ick that ruins most wheat beers that people tell me are supposed to be "refreshing."

Well this is refreshing--and delicious.

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

Photo of dubnation
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ob512316
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: gold with a thin white head
Smell: Floral, citrus, and pine
Taste: floral, citrus at first, then a hint of wheat at the end
Feel: high carbonation, medium body
Overall: I find this beer more like an ipa due to the amount of hops, that being said if it was categorized as an ipa I would have liked it more. Would I buy again? Yes, I have bought this before.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.1% out of 100 with 8,915 ratings
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