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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,101 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,101
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 776
Gots: 368 | 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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elgiacomo

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4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, unknown date. Served around 40F. Big thanks to Jamie for bringing me a bottle of this!

Pours lightly hazy golden amber with a nice white head that retains extremely well and leaves a lot of sticky rings of lacing behind.

Aroma is quite fruity and citrusy with lemon, orange and grapefruit as well as pineapple, peaches and some banana. Somewhat floral as well as some notes of yeast and bread. Very good strength.

Flavor is massive on this one, a ton of pink grapefruit fruit and rind, orange and lemon, peach, some banana, candied fruit, bread and yeast. A little sweetness and mild bitterness on the finish. Minimal alcohol. Very hoppy.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, oily and sticky, good carbonation.

Beers like this really redefine the Wheat Ale style as this is so incredibly hoppy it is almost hard to believe that it is a wheat beer, which is a style I normally don’t go for, but I love my hops and this delivers in a big way.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2012 00:44:42 | More by elgiacomo
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,101 ratings.