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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
2,948 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

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Added by JohnGalt1 on 08-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#886
Reviews:
600
Ratings:
2,948
pDev:
8.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
177
Gots:
850
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,948 |  Reviews: 600
Photo of chrissy820
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scaba
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of headbangingteacher
4.37/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This fine addition to the Sumpin' series pours a golden to copper color with a slight haze. The first whiff yielded the standard grapefruit and pine laden aromas of a DIPA, but further exploration produced a potent but appealing, concentrated hop smell. The taste follows as would be expected with a lingering sweetness on the lips that seems to almost be of passion fruit. This will be a yearly pick-up at released time.

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

Photo of Wiffler27
4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mbratt93
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rderedin
3.15/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of msumike89
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

DELICIOUS. Lagunitas knows how to make a good hoppy ale and this one does not disappoint. The addition of wheat to the malt bill gives it a bit more body but its not thick or syrupy.

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Photo of Buck89
3.98/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Nice amber hazy color with a two-finger white head that hung around. Nose was bold citrus and some pine. Taste followed - bracing orange bitter with bready malt and clean finish. Also picked up grapefruit and some spiciness. Not a Sucks, but a great IIPA.

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Photo of jribeiro025
3.89/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer smells incredible but doesn't quite smell as good as it tastes. Great feel to it though and head rentention!

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Photo of ElJacobian
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Great brew by Lagunitas. Fresh, hoppy and fruity smell, with a great lingering danky aftertaste.

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Photo of dank203
4.16/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

double ipa west coast with wheat, basically. Really awesome

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

I don't know many better IIPA's than this, at least for my tastes. Poured from bottle to glass.

It's got a great off white / light tan head that leaves rings all the way down your glass. Wonderful!

Smell is dominated by pine, taste is well balanced. Not too hoppy or bitter, just perfect. You'd never know it's a 8.5% either. Very creamy mouthfeel.

Overall it's great. Wish this was a year-round beer too!

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Photo of DukeRanger17
4.87/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Really good stuff!!! Luganitus knows what they are doing!!!

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Photo of Chcshammonde
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

An excellent hoppy wheat ale. This definitely has that familiar Lagunitas hoppy beer taste, but in a very good way. Light and refreshing while stop packing a powerful punch. Great beer for the style.

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Photo of Gabmen1290
4.26/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of jcruelty
3.41/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pine-y

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

Photo of StevenNebulous
4.69/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of THoff94
4.91/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A very delicious IPA. Exactly why I love DIPAs.

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

12 ounce bottle served in a mason jar.

Pours a nice golden color, pretty clear, with a one to two finger head that faded pretty quickly. Not much lacing. Smells very citrusy at the pour, much less so after. Also pick up some pine and malts. Taste was pretty well balanced between the hops and the malt, a touch sweet, but a decent amount of bitterness on the back end. Smooth, very nicely carbonated, a very full body for the style.

This was really enjoyable, I'll have to buy a few and use a different vessel (not sold on that mason jar thing). Pretty typical composition for a Lagunitas, and every bit as typically good.

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A Little Sumpin' Extra! Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 2,948 ratings
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