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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
2,955 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:
#890
Reviews:
602
Ratings:
2,955
pDev:
8.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
177
Gots:
855
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,955 |  Reviews: 602
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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Photo of DioS
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mojopin88
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Philipe
4.88/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Lagunitas does it again. pretty boozy. Nice and bitter. Great beer.

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Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
4.26/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NHSTEVE
3.25/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vanzomeran
4.51/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Perfect look for a pale ale.
Smells floral and citrus-y. Can't smell the 8.7% alcohol, so that's good.
Mouth feel is great. It's 95° here today and it's not watery, but also not so heavy to not be refreshing.
Great hop balance between floral and citrus, just a touch of earth, not too forward in any one direction.
Overall I'd put this in amongst my top 5 IPAs hands down.

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Photo of kitekid
3.97/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMH73
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

All I really want to say about this beer is that when you compare it to A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' it just is not quite as good to me. There is significantly more bitterness while drinking and on the finish without really anything to the overall flavor profile.

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Photo of Brewb4hoes
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrWonderfool
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aprabhu
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sweemzander
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drawbackwards
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Strohm
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bammer21
3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spiritual_puberty
4.32/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JustinAbs
4.32/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huthuty
4.65/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

poured a medium translucent amber with a thin head

smells lightly of hops, alcohol, and grain with a sour/sweet malt smell

tastes slightly sour with plenty of mixed hoppy punch, can detect notes of orange rind

overall an interesting take on a pale ale and unique. very good

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Photo of chuckgietzen
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mjgpy3
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of cheefdaddy1
3.85/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Holderness
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

True to the name, this is essentially a slightly amplified version of Little Sumpin' Sumpin'. The malts are much sweeter in this one, with that same citric and floral hoppiness that makes me really like non-Extra!. Overall quite good, although I prefer the regular version

82/100

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Photo of haines710
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bottle at the grocery. Drank late night and agree with other reviewers that this beer gets better as you drink it. Pours and clear Amber with very little head. No lacing and had a malty smell. Taste is caramel and faint citrus. I don't taste the alcohol and gets less bitter and more malty as the beer warms in the pint glass. Not a bad beer but not a favorite.

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,955 ratings
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