A Little Sumpin' Wild | Lagunitas Brewing Company

A Little Sumpin' WildA Little Sumpin' Wild
3,541 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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Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another great beer enjoyed at My Place in Newtown, CT, this one is a clear pale gold color with a nice puffy cover of white and energeticly blanketed with lacing. The aroma brings a lovely floral and slight pine hop element with sweet fruit nougat/taffy and polite yeast biscuit. The flavor comes on with very similar combinations, light yet on the heavy side of medium bodied with very delicate carbonation and a somewhat dry but smooth feel. Very easy drinking despite a subtle trace of alcohol wheat. Very nice stuff, a no brainer.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of AlanRyker
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The hops are citrus-y, floral and delicious, if a little weak. It is well balanced against the sweetness, though, which doesn't cloy. Maybe a bit more carbonated than I prefer an IPA to be, but still a good mouthfeel. Overall, very strong, though the knowledge that A Little Sumpin' Wild exists out there does diminish my enjoyment a bit.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden orange color with a fingers worth of off-white head

S: Belgian yeast, a bunch of lighter fruits, and very distinctive citrusy hops (mainly grapefruit rind)

T: Follows the nose, get the chalkiness and fruitiness of the yeast along with refreshing citrusy hops that are just bitter enough to get to the finish but not linger into the next sip

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Slightly chalky

O: A very nicely done Belgian IPA with a great American twist. The hops aren't too bitter or overly done, but simply add a great, refreshing citrusy aspect to the beer. Definitely worth a shot before this great weather goes away

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into an Allagash cervoise glass.

A: Two fingers of frothy head. The beer is clear and golden. Light lacing.

S: Mild and lightly fruity. Hops and floral Belgian yeast. Quite nice!

T/M: Interesting...and an excellent Belgian IPA. A great balanced between delicious yeast (Westmalle strain, apparently) and bitter hops. The combination is slightly herbal or vegetal with a round, chewy maintaste and a plantlike finish. Some tropical fruit and trace of pine.

O: Straight 4s, though it probably deserves a slight bump somewhere. Great example of the style and recommended, though I still prefer the 'vanilla' Little Sumpin' Sumpin'.

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3.34/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown bomber into standard pint. Served cold.

A: 2 fingers of fluffly white head, this is impressive head it looks like latte foam. Very clear gold color. Looks like thin honey. Leaving beautiful sheets of lace I mean amazing. It looks delicious!

S: citrusy and floral, a bit of sweet malt too. Digging for the belgian yeast but not finding it. Still smells like a decent ipa though.

T: hoppy like I expect a little sumpin' to be. Citrus notes and quite bitter. But a well put together ipa. That belgian yeast alludes me and that makes me sad. Very prominant alcohol burn, a little offputting.

M: medium bodied like an ipa should be. hardly noticeable carbonation. Not the smoothest beer but still pretty easy to drink despite being quite bitter.

O: a good ipa all in all although not my style of beer. Obvious citra hops in there, but Ladunitas loves the C hops.

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A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 3,541 ratings
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