A Little Sumpin' Wild | Lagunitas Brewing Company

3,538 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

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3.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served chilled in a SN pint glass

A - pours a clear golden yellow, lots of quickly-fading head, leaving lots of lacing

S - Citrusy, spicy, the belgian yeast is there but not overpowering

T - again, citrus and hops up front, the belgian yeast follows with a subtle spiciness

M - alcohol is hidden well, clean and refreshing, not too thin

O - a very well-done Belgian IPA, I appreciate the subtleness of the belgian yeast. I would have this again.

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Photo of RobertJBeer
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Acforster2
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of JohnBender
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a mason jar.

A: pours a bh e hazy orangey/golden with about half a finger of white head that dissapates quickly an leavs some spots of lacing.

S: citrusy hop deliciousness, orange/pinneapple along Witt a touch of pine and a faint whiff of Belgian spicyness.... The yeast comes out more and more as the beer warms.

T: nice citus hop notes blended with a good dose of Belgian yeast flavors, particulary bannana with a clove accent.... From the nose I was hoping the Belgian yeast would be a bit more subdued as I am not a huge Belgian fan.... The yeast works very nicley with the citrusness and dose not overwhelm but personally I wish the hops where a touch more forward.

M: medium body with medium carbonation. A bit of a Belgian spice/ bitter aftertaste.

O: a good Belgian IPA much better then most in this style which tend to be Belgian yeast bombs IMO, but still I wish the yeast was a little more subdued.... Nicley rounded and drinkable, I'm sure if you enjoy Belgian IPA you would love this one.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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

Smells like a pine tree from a foot away - a nice change of pace to a traditional IPA. Pours brown with some ruby. Excellent lacing on the glass. Flavor has some caramel on top of the pine. Maybe some parsley and other spices. The more I drink it the more I think it's somewhere between an IPA and a saison.

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of jimmah120
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into pint glass

Look is a cloudy gold with a pumpkin-orange tint. Almost no head, except a ring of white bubbles that leave a film. Smell is light; lemon, yeast, Irish Spring soap. Taste is fantastic: grapefruit, lemon, apple, pine, grass, earth, light touches of banana and clove, all over semi-sweet white bread malt. Feel is thick but never syrup-y, creamy but well carbonated. Alcohol is hidden well, with only a slight bite.

This stuff is fantastic, Lagunitas rules.

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

A Little Sumpin' Wild from Lagunitas Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 3,538 ratings.
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