A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleA Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale
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4.21/5
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8,990 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:
#988
Reviews:
1,693
Ratings:
8,990
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
501
Gots:
3,029
Trade:
5
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4.79/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.09/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5%

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

12oz bottle (code 13096417 stamped on neck) poured into a Duvel tulip on the back patio after pulling weeds and cutting grass for 5 hours. No way this beer's gonna suck.

Hazy golden orange beer with a nice fluffy white head.

Aroma is big tropical notes: oranges, pineapple, and peaches.

Taste follows the nose, with just a touch more bitterness. Nice crisp hop bite.

This one's incredibly drinkable. I could easily keep this one stocked in the fridge all year, or at least all summer.

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4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewcrew76
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pale orange wit ha finger or two of white head leading to patchy lacing.

S - Grapefruit and citrus hops with a sweet touch of honey and a hint of bready wheat.

T - Sweet citrus and grapefruit hops, a touch grassy with a hint of pine as it warms. Slightly spicy with a touch of honey sweetness.

M - Medium body with medium carbonation feeling slightly slick at times. Lingering dryness in the finish.

D - Drinks closer to a big pale or an IPA. The wheat is not as noticeable as it is with other beers in this style.

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4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tap @ The Local. Didn't know what to expect, first "American Pale Wheat Ale," and, its a lot like an IPA. At least this one was. Poured clear copper with a short white head. Solid lacing. Fresh, citrus aroma, lots of hops. Peppery and spicy as well. No wheat. Light, clean mouthfeel with a dry finish. Very refreshing. Clean, bitter hops up front that rapidly shifts to the citrus. Lemon zest, tart oranges, grapefruit. Mellow finish without being soapy. Again, no wheat. Overall, a nice beer, drinks like a smooth, tart West-Coast IPA. Difference is all the hops with a lighter body.

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4/5  rDev -5%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Poured into tulip glass a beautiful orange with fluffy white bubbles to the rim. Settles nicely with decent lacing on the glass. Incredible bouquet of floral and piney hops with a crackers and light ester notes. Taste is resiny hops, tangerines, cut grass with a semi sweet breadiness to give a balanced flavor and medium-light body to this beer. Nice crisp carbonation and excellent drinkability. I would get this again for sure!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- light straw gold, great lacing.

S- floral bitterness, citrus hops, pine needles.

T- piney hop bitterness, green apple, plenty of bitter character and shows increasing complexity.

M- light body, drinks light for the ABV, prickly carbonation. Highly refreshing and really drinkable.

One of the Lagunitas' better beers, really enjoyed it, crisp and bitter and remains really pleasant and interesting. Lots of nice hop intensity, clean finish.

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A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 8,990 ratings
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