A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

BA SCORE
93
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8,826 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:
8,826
Reviews:
1,659
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
487
Gots:
2,873
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,826 |  Reviews: 1,659
Photo of MattMan95
1.75/5  rDev -58.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of duff96
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Thy_Philosopher_King
3.44/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the first Lagunitas I've tried, and let me say it was quite amazing. While I always had my eye on it while shopping for a good opener, I finally got the right chance to buy it. It was only a sixer, and I paid a decent $12 for it with taxes and everything; well worth the money I'd say. It poured beautifully, I truly do not like drinking out of a bottle if I can avoid I will. It caught me buy surprise but it was perfect, i wasn't expecting it to hit the spot the way it did. I didn't pair it with anything, I had it with a few buddies, and I'll have to say it's one of the beers I will be buying for occasions from here on out.

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Photo of S-Taylor
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tjb14
3.68/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of elle_belles17
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkarimi
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SGR1220
3.1/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of aronamerican
3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours like hazy liquid gold with interminable head. Lacing becomes an eternal fixture. Smells sweet with hints of hay, like dropped candy in a petting zoo. Not bad overall, though I'm not convinced it lives up to its reputation.

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

Mostly clear with a golden amber color. Bubbly head with solid retention and lacing. Aroma is fruit and citrus with some bread malt. The flavor is similar. Sweet, bread malt characteristics. Hops is floral, tropical fruit and grapefruit. Bitter aftertaste that lingers on the palate. A good beer overall.

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

Pale, translucent yellow. Smells of wheat, yeast, orange, and a hint of berry. Taste is driven by piney hops upfront, followed by a nice, slick, malt finish. Overall, a strong, well-balanced beer.

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Photo of TerryMills
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another fine pale ale from lagunitas..

Big malt background to balance,out any amount of hops they want to add..

My favorite so far is still their day time session ale but this could replace it easily and has more abv.

Lagunitas knows how to brew an ipa/apa/pale ale

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

Photo of Switz160
3.25/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of huide3
4.67/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Nice hoppy hoppy ale..not too bitter and great aftertaste. Smooth and piney. Living close to Chicago ..which is the eastern coast brewery for Lagunitas...We get this oh so fresh!

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

Photo of Chillichamp03
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Lagunitas Lil Sumpin Sumpin is a nicely balanced IPA. It has a nice clear hue and developed a decent head when poured into a tulip glass. The aroma is nice with hints of apricot/citrus and it finishes very clean. Feel is great, although the beer needs a rather vigorous pour to develop a nice head.

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Photo of DreDay
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Urk1127
3.41/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

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

A drinkable hoppy ale, with a well balanced profile.

Foam quickly dissipates, and the first taste semi-sweet, citrusy, only slightly bitter, and very drinkable.

It is a fairly strong beer, but doesn't taste so. You have to watch out with this one.

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Photo of AleSan
3.82/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,826 ratings.
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