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RATINGS: 1382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Way smooth and silky with a nice wheaty-esque-ish-ness. Just the little sumpiní sumpiní we all need to kick Summer into full swing! Ingredients: Hops, Malt, Hops, Hops, Yeast, Hops, Water, and Hops.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3305) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 4, 2010
12 ounce bottle purchased from Nugget, I think. This has a very fruity, citrus hop aroma with lots of mango present. Some light pine is also there along with some dank notes. Fairly sweet, but quaffable nonetheless. Transparent copper body with a strong, long-lasting off-yellowish head present. Starts rather sweet before the citrus mango hop flavors come through in the middle. This becomes quite fruity in the middle with lots of floral character as well. A little Crystal and a little Toasted also seems apparent. FInishes with a bit of a spicy, lightly bitter hop finish. Pretty drinkable. I would like to do a blind tasting with this beer, Racer 5, and Union Jack to see which one wins.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mattyb83 (737) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 4, 2010
On tap. Light orange in color with a small white head. Aroma is heavy on citrus with pine in there too. Nice citrus flavors up front give way to a pine and some sweet malt. Bitter but well balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2031) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Not as good as the Sumpin Extra, but a damn fine IPA in its own right. This beer pours a dark golden color with a very thick and rich white head. The head leaves a huge amount of lacing around the glass, and left a puddle of foam at the bottom. The nose was full of citrusy hops, as did the flavors. The body was very bitter and dry, with lots of citrus and spicy hops. The finish was quite dry and bitter as well.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stoutchap (404) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Pale copper pour with a white head. Some lacing. Light somewhat sweet aroma a little uncharacteristic for the style. Nice mouthfeel. Strong citrusy hopes predominate. Itís tasty but pretty much just one note.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2010
On tap at flying saucer. Pours a cloudy orange golden with a small frothy white head that leaves good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a floral hop and grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel with a smooth hop and citrus with a smooth finish. Hides the alcohol very well making it very easy to drink. A very good IPA from Lagunitas.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Metalhead (628) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2010 Aroma is pretty much juicy hops. Great head and very pleasing sticky lacing. Taste is not complex but is soo good. Tastes like a hop laden stick of Juicy Fruit gum and is VERY VERY easy to drink. Yet another beer from this brewer that just KILLS the over rated Stone brewery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2010
On tap at Friscoís. Pours clear golden with white head. Aromas of pine, bright citrus, dank hops, and some light malts. Flavors of bitter hops, pine, grapefruit. and good enough malt backbone. Pretty hoppy IPA. Nice to try on tap. Thought I missed this one last year.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Changed (359) - Ithaca, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours like a pilsner: yellow w/ nice frothy white head. Aroma is a very nice hop punch. Flavor is a nice mix of floral hop and yeasty-ness. Not very bitter, and extremely balanced. Not a lot of carbonation either, making it easy to drink. Love that fact that it is 7.3% and a summer beer, since late summer in the great white north isnít exactly scorching. Another good beer from Lagunitas; a brewery that canít seem to do any wrong.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2010
12 oz bottle from the Four Firkins. Gorgeous golden orange pour with a fluffy white head. Sweet, juicy, citrusy hops aromas. Great hoppy flavor (notes of citrus) but not a bitter bite at all. Very smooth mouthfeel. Finish is a bit dry and with a slight hoppy bite. Well balanced, easy to drink beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a crystal clear, yellow-gold colored body with a finger-width, dense and frothy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is sweeter caramel and chewy, piney hops. Yeasty with a good amount of fresh, bright citrus and some florals. Flavor is nice. Fresh citrus pines with an herbal chewiness. Some florals add to the malt sweetness with a solid mixture of caramel and pale malts. Finishes with some yeast and a light, smooth wheat as well as a light amount of resin. Nice mixture of fresh, crisp, bright citrus pine and floral hops that leave a light to moderate bitterness. Medium length aftertaste following a smooth, creamy, medium-light body and light, soft carbonation. Overall, a solid IPA. Very smooth thanks to the wheat and well hopped with a nice balance. Sweeter, crisp, smooth, and refreshing. Very enjoyable.


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