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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,357 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,357
Reviews: 1,413
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 790
Gots: 485 | FT: 26
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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Sniper106

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

09-04-2013 15:15:35 | More by Sniper106
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zakkondratenko

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

tap

Pours an amber golden, slightly hazy, with a fine white head that retains indefinitely at a couple millimeters of thickness.

Smells of fresh pine and sweet, citrusy grapefruit hops.

Piney floral hop flavor followed by some grapefruit citrus and a hint of honey accompanied with a dry malty finish.

Medium body with a tingle of carbonation on the tip of the tongue.

A pretty stellar ale, great smell and very good flavor. Very impressive and enjoyable. Definitely worth trying.

09-03-2013 21:54:23 | More by Cylinsier
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Spartan13

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-03-2013 06:51:07 | More by Spartan13
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

4.66/5  rDev +10.7%

Got a pint at the brewpub a few weeks ago. This is from notes.

Clear light orange, wispy shortlived head drapes the pint glass in a layer of foam. Huge citrus and wheat crispness in the in the nose. Delicate grapefruit and lime in the first sip. Building bitterness and sweet, crisp malt meld together flawlessly. Lemon rind shows with warmth. Light mouthfeel with spritz y effervescence. The finish is moderately bitter and very long lasting.

This is the best American wheat beer Ive ever had. So much sumptuous malt and hop flavor, with a pronounced hoppiness. Incredible stuff. Stupidly quaffable and a must try before you die beer for any craft beer lover.

09-03-2013 00:08:30 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-02-2013 23:35:03 | More by Omnium
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wiltznucs

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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michaelsmith11

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

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DougVanHoy

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5%

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RedRabbit

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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dsauter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5%

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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -5%

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Illinois

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Shmeal

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

08-30-2013 23:41:48 | More by Shmeal
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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jakea

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1%

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barrett61

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -40.6%

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soonerchamps

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

08-28-2013 20:23:01 | More by soonerchamps
Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,357 ratings.