A Little Sumpin' Wild | Lagunitas Brewing Company

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A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fermented with the Westmalle yeast strain

72.51 IBU

Added by femALEist on 04-28-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,540
Reviews:
940
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10.73%
 
 
Wants:
251
Gots:
539
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 3,540 |  Reviews: 940
Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mr-jj
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZEB89
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SitkaSteve
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a hazy burnt orange to almost ruddy brown color with a slim finger's worth of white foamy head that quickly dissipated. There was some light lacing running here and there and sliding into the beer.
The smell started off with some sweet citrus and bitter lemon rind. Light sweet breadiness (I'm guessing from the yeast) blends with some coriander and Belgian spices.
The taste was moderately sweet with an ample amount of Belgian spice to balance. There's a semi-sweet aftertaste running into the same sort of finish.
The mouthfeel was about a light to medium in body with a good sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light allowing the spice to hit my tongue in a good harsh way.
Overall, finally finishing my last bottle of this which is why it has taken me this long to complete this review, yes, I do like this one a lot and look forward to getting more next Summer.

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Photo of Redgoatman
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BigJace21
3.77/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
4.62/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.86/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of cjw333
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VABA
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent!

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Photo of connecticutpoet
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmiah22
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amalburg
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BranfordBound
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Review #500! And a pretty cool beer, to boot. Just like almost all the other in the Lagunitas line-up, A little sumpin wild ale hits all the right marks. It's perfectly yeasty and hoppy all in the same gulp. Touch of booze brings the feel down a couple notches. This is benchmark for american made Belgian IPAs. Very delicious.

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Photo of spedprof
4.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcsbeer
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MJ64
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamstone714
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JArt
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 3,540 ratings.
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