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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,554 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,554
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 814
Gots: 548 | FT: 25
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours yellow gold with a hint of amber with nearly 2 fingers of almost white head. Good retention, lacing is good.

S - Lots of grapefruit and lemon zest. Kind of similar to alpha king more lighter with more zest. Definitely some wheatyness and minimal caramel malts.

T - Lots of light lemony citrus, some hops but not bitter, and some grapefruit. Decently grainy afterwards and incredibly tame flavor after the initial kick. Basically like an APA up front and then a semi-grainy, wheat flavor. A bit metallic as well, then bitterness hits at the finish/aftertaste. Light on the wheat characteristics and great apa characteristics. I'm not complaining.

M - Light bodied, well carbonated, fantastically drinkable.

O - Awesome APA flavored wheat. Not even sure you can call it a wheat, but its damn tasty.

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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,554 ratings.