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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
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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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secondtooth

Indiana

4.55/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ah, this is more like it! Three Floyds are a local Munster, Indiana brewery that takes chances with their decidedly non-mainstream specialty craft beers, and succeeds more often than not. This top-shelf wheat beer is a nicely-complex and well-balanced taste sensation that measures out the malt and hops wonderfully.

This one pours a regal golden with huge head of foam and ornate lace. Aroma is bread and lemon. Perfect!

Flavors include some crisp spicy zing and a citrus-lemon kick. Superb! With a distinctive sweet-to-bitter followthrough, this exceptional brew is a standout in a sea of American wheat beers. Plus, they score big-time cool points for the bottle's icon and namesake, the Skin Graft Records comic character, Gumballhead the cat. A winner!

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2008 04:32:38 | More by secondtooth
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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,101 ratings.