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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,770 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3770
Reviews: 1382
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.19%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American Wheat Ale, Gumballhead is named in honor of the underground comic book cat created by Rob Syers. Initially a seasonal summer beer, now brewed year round due to demand. This beer helped redefine American Wheat Beers. Brewed with Amarillo Hops and a generous portion of American red wheat, Gumballhead has a complex hop aroma with notes of grapefruit, lemon zest, marmalade and peach. These flavors combined with low bitterness make Gumballhead a refreshing American Wheat Beer that doesn’t suck.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: cretemixer on 04-17-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Adrianized

Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter.

Pours a clean yellow-orange with a small white head.

Nose is tangerines, a little grapefruit, and some piney earthiness. Grassy wheat.

Starts with citrus hops, mostly oranges and grapefruit. Middle is malty with a strong earthy wheat.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp. Nice carbonation.

Overall a very nice wheat beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 11:04:27 | More by Adrianized
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A - Nice light orange body with clean white ~1.5" head

S - Fruity and hoppy. Citrus notes were more on the lemon and pomegranate side.

T - Hops and citrus up front. Sour and bitter finish.

M - Good carbonation provides a thick swallow.

O - Wheat and pale ale makes for an interesting and unique flavored beer. I would take a good pale ale or a good wheat beer over this combo, but it's still a good beer that is worth a try if you like either of those styles. Prost!

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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 3,770 ratings.