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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleA Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale
BA SCORE
4.23/5
Exceptional
2,953 Ratings
A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleA Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States
lagunitas.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#887
Reviews:
601
Ratings:
2,953
pDev:
8.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
177
Gots:
853
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,953 |  Reviews: 601
Photo of bryantan
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy gold with a thick head and glue like lacing. Nose is full of citrus, hops, wheat, and some floral tones. The flavors are impressive, this is a home run of an DIPA. Loads of hops, sweet citrus, some wheat undertone that gives it some chewiness, and malty finish with slight bitterness/dryness. I am really impressed with this beer, it is one of the best DIPA I had, the flavors are amazing.

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Photo of DavetotheB
3.88/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bajdog
4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dctarga
4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Helixoon
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickStalzer
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.71/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
4.18/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothmanscott
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a crystal clear deep gold/pale amber with abundant effervesce streaming up from the bottom of the glass. The pour produces 2+ fingers of white, foamy, somewhat lasting head that leaves rings & wisps of sticky lace. The lacing left on the glass as it is consumed is impressive. Aroma is heavenly tropical, floral & citrus hoppy backed by caramel malt & cereal, with a thin hint of butterscotch. Taste is juicy tropical fruit with notes of earthy, herbal & some citrus hops backed by a wet caramel & honey sweetness. Finishes with pepper, tropical/caramel sweet, low level citrus, a hint of pine bitterness that intensifies & lingers for a while in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied with moderate-high carbonation, wet & juicy, mouth filling, slightly syrupy, mid-sip prickle that last beyond the swallow. Whooo-We, mighty nice!

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.6/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A little sumpin extra ale pours a bronze color, with a long lasting and lacing head. Creamy fresh hoppy aroma. Flavor has a nice big fresh and wet IPA flavor, but finishes very sweet and earthy. Good body and feel. Overall, big flavors, just a little too sweet for my tastes.

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Photo of MrRB
4.59/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding double IPA. It has great concentration and a very fine texture. The malt lends a shiny golden color. Bone dry with forceful hop flavors and bitterness. A great example of Lagunitas' focused style. [12 oz. bottle into a stange glass]

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Photo of Johnnyrafer
4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Couldn't figure out how fresh this was as the date on the bottle was not easy to decode. It pours amber with a huge head and awesome retention and lacing. The aroma and taste however were devoid of any hops, a sure sign of an old bottle. Medium body and mild carbonation bite. I'm sure this is a great beer but if the dating was easier to interpret then it would be easier for us consumers to figure out when it's worth purchasing.

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Photo of Paulloudin
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MMOSNN
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Frankybrew
4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very good beer

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Photo of rorjets
3.98/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Adams
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Avatar113
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kinggimp
3.77/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TGS
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dodgerfan_33
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: This beer pours a nice orange amber color with about a finger of head and a little bit of lacing

S: Great citrus smell and very tropical with a high hop smell.

T: This taste of hops and citrus , grapefruit, pineapple, orange and maybe a little Mango. Very drinkable beer at 8.7 ABV and very well balanced hops especially for Hop heads like myself.

F: slight carbonation, a bit heavy and very well bodied flavors.

O: this is a great beer Definetely my favorite of the Lagunitas Line of IPA. Very west coast style.
Be careful on drinking this one as the alcohol can creep up on you quickly. Definetely a solid IPA.

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Photo of dbl_delta
3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated bottle into pint glass. Pours a clear golden amber with a modest but persistent off-white head. Initial impression is orange rind, citrus, and herbal hops, nicely balanced by sweet malts. Mouthfeel is medium thick and slightly sticky; carbonation is medium. Alcohol is well hidden. Finish is sweet but not cloying, gradually fading into a slight bitterness at the back of the throat. I'm not a big Lagunitas fan, but this one wasn't bad.

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,953 ratings
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