Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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Ratings: 4,209 | Reviews: 1,404 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by lookitsfelias:
4.7/5 rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
A - Pours a beautiful golden with slight orange tinge. Thin soda like head with very minimal lacing.
S - Smells like bright, but not overpowering hops. Light pine, sweet grass, red wheat.
T - Taste is incredible. Light, sweet, perfect balance of hops and wheat while still boasting a full flavor.
M - Crisp, bubbly and refreshing. Very drinkable.
O - This is an outstanding beer and easily one of the best wheats i've ever had. Most people shy away from wheat beers because of the blue moon's and hoegaardens, which in my opinion give wheats a bad name. This is a perfect example of what the style is capable of. A go to in warm summer days or when you crave something light but packed with flavor. Very surprised at the somewhat average/low rating by the bros.
Serving type: bottle
04-25-2014 01:29:29 | More by lookitsfelias
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4.03/5 rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
A: Only slightly hazy orange-gold body, tufts of bubbles, a good head that leaves a thin coating on the surface, a few legs of sticky lace.
S: Mostly strikingly clean hops, most citrus fruits. Faint background of wheat. Really good, but too hop-centric for the named style.
T: Again, too hoppy for the style, but it's too good for me to knock it much. Clean, clean hops showcasing a variety of citruses with minimal bitterness playing off a slightly sweet wheat base. Finish could be longer.
M: Supremely crisp. Fluid. Lively. Refreshing. This is fantastic.
O: A simple concept wonderfully executed. Exactly matches my preferences for low bitterness, restrained hopping, and mild wheat sweetness. It's between a wheat and an IPA, I guess they can't appease both camps ('this IPA is weak!' 'this wheat has too much hops!'). All said and done, a great, easily repeatable beer.
Serving type: bottle
07-28-2014 06:12:14 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,209 ratings.