A Little Sumpin' Wild | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild
3,540 Ratings
A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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

12oz : tulip

Pours a clear, sunset colored golden-orange with thick, billowy white head and thick lacing.

Both the nose and taste start out with Belgian yeast phenols upfront followed quickly by big, juicy hops. Well balanced, and really enjoyable.

Medium+, smooth body, with mild, foamy carbonation.

A very well done Belgian IPA. Great balance in yeast and hop character, with the wheat adding a smooth, creamy body.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Has a easy dark gold tone to the body, light bubbles but a thick white head maybe half an inch with a vigorous pout of course.

Smell: sweet but potent hop scent. You will love to inhale this brew, pleasant isn't the right word...more like robust ;-)

Taste: complex and oh so good. Has a caramel feel to it with a hardcore floral feel. Slight bready, like a light dose of yeast which makes it feel like meal in a bottle.

Mouth: medium with a slight heaviness to it. Sticky like honey, smooth.

Overall: Lagunitas has to be the IPA king when it comes to variety and versatility. This gem feels like its the cherry on top. I think I just might have to buy another six pack before the they run out by my local spot. Drink up and enjoy, Salud!

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.95/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I absolutely love the Lil Sumpin' Sumpin' from Lagunitas, thus I am very excited to give this one a try.

A- Golden/light copper with a strong 2.5 finger white head. Slight haze. Nice retention and bountiful lacing.

S- Another delightful smelling brew from Lagunitas. Belgium yeast is accompanied by wheat malt tones. A bold citrus hop bouquet of grapefruit, lemon grass, and mango.

T- Flavors follow nose with the belgium aspects taking the lead. Sweet, but not to the same magnitude of the regular version. A spot on balance of Belgium yeast, wheat malt, and west coast hops.

M- Mid body that sits a little heavier than the regular Sumpin and maybe a touch heavy for the style. Moderate drinkability. Some alcohol warmth, but not at all distracting.

O- A terrific compliment to the regular version. So happy to have found it. I would still prefer Lil Sumpin Sumpin as it is one of my favorites, but this is a great twist with the yeast variation.

$7.99 for 6 pack

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like the regular Sumpin more but this may be available in a keg so I'm test driving tonight. I'm a Belgian IPA rookie so the wild yeast strain does take a bit getting used to. It kind of tastes like a really really good Blue Moon. The color, body and hop profile are typical Lagunitas which is always a good thing. Definitely worth a sixer and maybe a keg. Now I've got to score a lucky13 since that comes in kegs too.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 3,540 ratings
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