A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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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:
8,869
Reviews:
1,669
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
Wants:
490
Gots:
2,916
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 8,869 |  Reviews: 1,669
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Alpha309
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
2.98/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

**
09/21/2013
Aroma is grainy, lemon. Drank from bottle, so hard to judge appearance and maybe aroma too is not a fair rating either. Taste is sour lemon, hops. Ok. Medium carbonation. A slimy feel??? A good beer, but somewhat strange."
**

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Bunman3
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at a San Francisco Giants game. I enjoyed this beer - it fit with the venue and the atmosphere. Laid back, easy to drink, and full of nice wheat flavor. The ballpark price tag was a kick in the nuts, but overall, it's a quality brew.

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

2 month old bottle.

Clear golden body with a white head.

Fruity hops and sweetness. Orange, grapefruit, and peach.

Solid malty backbone going on. Citrus fruit hops. Some bitterness. Medium bodied.

Super easy drinking sessionable hoppy beer here.

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

12oz Bottle poured in an altbier glass (Wrong I know... but it sure looked pretty!)

Very nice golden color with a small head and light lacing. It has some hints of honey on the nose but very little hops. Upon tasting the honey is there as expected, although there's a nice kick of hops, it's crisp with a solid mouthfeel, very well rounded.

Overall my first Lagunitas and I am VERY impressed, looking for more in the future!

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of John_Beeryman
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Tasty. Wish it came in a bigger bottle.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of neenerzig
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoying a glass of this in-tap at Lou Malnati's pizzeria in Chicago while I wait for the pizza to arrive. Served in paint glass, this beer is a vey clear, medium golden color with a white head that's about half an inch thick when first served. Head settles pretty quickly to a medium sized ring lining the inside of the glass. Barely any lacing to speak of. Aromas of slightly toasted, somewhat biscuity, caramel malt notes and certainly some wheat, rounded out with a bit if hops. The taste pretty. Much follow suit with slightly atoasted, biscuity, fairly mildly sweet caramel malt presence along with some wheat notes that give way to n earthy, slightly citrusy, floral hop presence. Good balance of flavors. Has a very crisp, slightly prickly, somewhat smooth and frothy medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a clean finish. Beau to drink in a good way.

Eric

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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

Poured from the 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Body is a bright golden-orange color, topped by a small, creamy white head that leaves a pretty sheen of lace in its wake. Aroma is fairly sweet and floral, with a strong grapefruit character from the hops.
Palate is full of citrusy hops up front, lots of grapefruit notes. Very light bready malt provides some balance, and a light fruity sweetness emerges before capitulating to the bitter, hoppy finish.
Body is nice and light from the pale malt and somewhat silky from the wheat. This is a highly drinkable ale that I look forward to having more of this summer. I wouldn't expect less from Lagunitas.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 8,869 ratings.
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