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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,100 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,100
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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TheSixthRing

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3.55/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a clear, bright, pure golden color with a 2-finger white finger head. Good retention, resulting in a broken layer of microbubbles across the surface. Lacing is spotty with fair stick.

Smell - Those Amarillo hops shine through with strong proclamation of their presence. Bright citrus with faint notes of mild soap. Wheat comes through faintly.

Taste - Follows the nose, mostly. Bright citrus notes upfront, moderate notes of earthen wheat and a touch of soapiness. Finishes with a mild lemon twang.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body, with moderate carbonation. Smooth. Goes down easy. The Kick from the citrus makes it feel more lively than what actually is.

Overall - Honestly, I expected better. This is good; I was expecting excellent. Good balance, but ultimately I felt it too one-dimensional. If I were in the mood for a hoppy wheat, I'd opt for a Lagunitas Lil' Sumpin Sumpin over this. I'm glad I traded for it, but it's unlikely I'd do that again.

Serving type: bottle

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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,100 ratings.