Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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2.66/5 rDev -36.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Living in PA, I haven't had the chance to try 3F products, so on a recent trip to Chicago I was psyched to finally get the chance. Unfortunately, Gumballhead turned out to be a major disappointment.
It looked fine, but after that, things went downhill. I've rarely encountered such a well-regarded beer with so little aroma or flavor. Frankly, this reminded me more of dishwater than beer. There was a subtle hint of grassiness and a little lemon on the palate, but there was absolutely none of the fabled hop character,. at least that I could detect.
I'd say I had a bad bottle, but this was on tap at a busy restaurant with a beer menu that included only 3 draughts and 3 bottles, so I can't imagine it had been sitting for any extended period of time.
All in all, a bland, boring disappointment of a beer.
Serving type: on-tap
06-27-2013 17:40:06 | More by LCB_Hostage
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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