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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,095 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,095
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 776
Gots: 365 | FT: 24
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)
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boralyl

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4.85/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours 1 1/2 fingers of frothy white head that dissipates pretty quickly but leaves a nice lacing. The beer is a clear, pale straw color with a good amount of carbonation bubbles.

S - The nose on this smells more like a hoppy pale ale than an American pale wheat. It smells strongly of sweet malts and citrus. Very inviting and impressive.

M - Light in body with a near perfect carbonation leaving a nice crisp taste.

T - Great flavor! Has all of the best characteristics of a summer wheat beer with a nice dose of citric hops and a nice light malt backbone. It finishes nice and clean. This is one flavorful, refreshing beer!

Excellent. Typically I'm not a huge fan of this style. While this style is usually extremely drink-able, there is usually just not enough flavor to keep me interested. This beer has a perfect blind of refreshment and taste to leave you craving another. It's a shame I can't buy this in my area, because this would be my go to session beer hands down.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2009 01:12:28 | More by boralyl
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,095 ratings.