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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,220 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,220
Reviews: 1,404
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 781
Gots: 405 | FT: 22
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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Reviews by dismal:
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dismal

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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to pint glass. Pours a light golden color with a small white head. Has ok retention which leaves decent lacing down the side of the glass. The smell is wheaty and hoppy right away. I can get some lemon in there too. Overall kind of a sweet smell. The taste is good. Wheaty yet hoppy. Some lemon and citrus is in the taste, not over powering though. Goes down smooth. Don't know what to really say about this one. Wheat ales and pale wheat ales aren't really my thing, I have my favorites and regulars I pick up from time to time and usually stick by those. This is one I can easily say I'll pick up more often. Very drinkable and low ABV makes it one I could drink all night. Overall just another great beer from Three Floyds.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2009 01:05:41 | More by dismal
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,220 ratings.