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:
2,845
Reviews:
564
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.59%
 
 
Wants:
175
Gots:
815
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 2,845 |  Reviews: 564
Photo of wjpwalsh
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of Jsonta
4.12/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Laugookneetuss
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of briancathy
3.73/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of aszatk01
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Raime
4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Lagunitas Lil Sumpin' Extra!.

Lagunitas is a brewery that seldom lets me down, though it has happened ( ahem, Lagunitas Imperial Stout) . But when it comes to IPA's and the such, they usually hit the nail on the head. So..let's see how this one goes.

Look - Pours a see through amber with a two finger, ever so slightly off-white head that looks as though it is going to stick around throughout the drink. Carbonation appears to be on the higher end of things. Lacing is left everywhere like a blue-balled ejaculation onto a prostitutes stomach. 5.

Smell - Tropical mangos, pineapples, pears, among other juices. I just really, reallyyyyy hope it has at least some malty backbone to counter-act what could be a sweetness bomb. 4.

Taste - There isn't much to say here. This beer is like drinking mango juice straight out of a fucking mango. I mean, holy shit does this thing taste like mangos. And holy Satan is this thing sweet. If it would have had a malty backbone to meet in the middle, this one would 5, but since it doesn't, I have to rate it for how I truly feel about it. I can almost taste the citric acid. 4.

Feel - Light to medium and very creamy bodied with moderate carbonation. The creamy texture fills up your entire mouth and basically makes you its personal skanky skank. 4.5.

Overall - Ahhh...I'm a bit torn on this one. While it is certainly a great beer, I'm not sure I could have more than one in a sitting due to its ridiculous sweetness. Maybe my palate just needs to adjust to this...I really don't know. Either way....4.

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

Photo of 4thFloyd
4.67/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A clear golden color with a nice white head and good retention. A moderately strong aroma with nice citrus and malty sweetness. Flavor is really well balanced with nice citrus hops and a malt body. The sweetness and citrus blend very well to provide a silky smooth and beer. Mild bitterness without a harsh aftertaste. The alcohol is very well hidden. This was a really good beer.

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Photo of mriley1984
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bonis
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scarter55
3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BHansen214
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Genx
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

New west coast style citrus IPA

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Photo of jpuetz
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle. Light golden and clear. Fluffy white head, nice lacing. Sweet cracker and citrus aroma. Mouthfeel is creamy, exceptionally smooth. Sweetness from the alcohol and malt combines almost perfectly with the citrusy hops. Has that mineral crisp quality of regular Lil Sumpin, just sweeter and creamier. Excellent brew overall.

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Photo of Extol
4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is exceptional.

The look is typical for the style.

The smell is citrus, grapefruit/mango I would guess.

The taste is the same, with little linger bitterness and a nice citrus background.

Would get again.

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Photo of T_Hass
3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Najas place in Redondo. This is a clean clear looking brre with a white fluffy head
Smells of citus and hops. Tasts the same but Les hippy than I would like but has a great mouth feel thick and fluffy.

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Photo of chrissy820
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scaba
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TrojanRB
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 2,845 ratings.
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