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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,184 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,184
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 776
Gots: 391 | FT: 23
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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dborginis

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first 3 Floyds beer. Nice label and cap. Poured into a standard pint glass. Hazy gold with a good millimeter of head.

Smell is of citrusy hops, like an IPA. Taste is very interesting, not overly hoppy, but there is an interesting tangy flavor. Perhaps some lemon? Carbonation is slightly high and maybe contributing to this. A little late for this, but could definitely have been a summer scorcher beer. Will have to be on the lookout for this if I ever head out into the distribution area. Really a unique beer to me.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2009 02:24:21 | More by dborginis
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,184 ratings.