A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
2,888
Reviews:
582
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
176
Gots:
823
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,888 |  Reviews: 582
Photo of jmiah22
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waddellc2
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice clear gold, good white head that leaves a very pleasant lacing all the while you drink it. Citrus fruit and slightly sweet. Good strong hoppy taste, as you expect. One of my favorite beer. I always look forward to it being available in my area each year.

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Photo of Ish1
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TKaten
3.33/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RexBanner
3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophead723
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: Light golden, influenced by amber around the edges. This is evidence of numerous malts used in the making of this brew.

Smell: Like an American Pale Ale on steroids, this beer has a very pine-forward aroma that is backed up by lots and lots of honey, B-grade amber syrup, and dough.

Taste: A pine rich upfront rush of hops is followed by a solid dosing of tropical fruits such as pineapple and mango. This beer emulates the desirable characteristics of a west coast style IPA without even trying.

Feel: Medium bodied as it damn well should be. The thickness is perfectly balanced and if it were any looser they would have failed. But Lagunitas doesn't fuck around so they really nailed the shit out of this one.

Overall: This, to me, is an easy drinker. It's overall well attenuated balance showcases the brewing prowess of Lagunitas. Enjoy!

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Photo of HamdenHector
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: crystal clear; bronze colored; 1 finger ivory head that receded to a thin collar; little lacing;

S: pine, marijuana, tropical fruit;

T: pineapple is there from start to finish; grapefruit pith, a little pine are there early; marijuana and pineapple at the end with moderate bitterness;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: outstanding aroma and flavor;

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Photo of senglish7
4.02/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma is above average. Taste is mostly smooth. I didn't get the mango sweetness that some have described. It's a good beer but probably not my favorite from Lagunitas.

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Photo of EuellGophar
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of ssimpson89
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuck6860
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice take from the original with a little more kick

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Photo of akward
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andyzoka
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nutmegger
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass: color is copper, transparent and clear, head is off white, extremely fine bubbles and presents 1/2 inch and laces very well with nice lingering qualities.

Smell is piney, earthy, bitter, with clean malt flavor and just a touch of noticeable sweetness.

Taste follows the aromas' lead: piney hops, more grapefruit and citrus noted than in the aroma, earthy finish; malt is clean, with just a touch of presence - simple toast and light biscuit. Strength is noticeable, but not detracting.

Mouthfeel is crisp and bitter, focusing the intensity on the tongue, slight drying.

Overall, a very, very good DIPA, up there with the better ones, clean and crisp flavors, enticing aromas and beautiful presentation.

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Photo of wigoalie1
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of skaboom420
3.69/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WritersBlock
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Amazing! Sweet and smooth. Mango and orange come in strong.

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

Photo of Ron_M
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 2,888 ratings.
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