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Gumballhead - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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4,959 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,959
Reviews: 1,462
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 862
Gots: 801 | FT: 33
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cretemixer on 04-17-2003

An American wheat beer with a refreshing, crisp citrus finish. This delicious session beer is brewed with boatloads of Amarillo hops.

35 IBU
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Finally able to review the highly anticipated Gumballhead

A- One of the most inticing looking wheat beers i have ever seen. Poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a hazy light copper/dark straw with a massive amounts of carbonation bubbles. Thick white head of 2 fingers that gives a great effort to stick around. Lacing holds like a beast.

S- Citrus hops- Tons of lemon, along with orange, grapefruit, with a touch of peach. Sweet wheat malts. Slight esters

T- Hop forward and smooth. Fantastic balance, as I wrongly anticipated more hops based on what i have heard and other reviews I've read. Huge lemon zest and citrus flavors lead the way before the wheat malt mellows things out. Hardly any bitterness despite the hop pressence. Love the complexity.

M- Mid body. Smooth, as I mentioned. High carbonation leads to a crips bite. So refreshing as i mow the lawn. Dries the mouth as I continue to drink

O- Different from any wheat beer I have had. My first from FFF, and certainly not the last. Not the huge hop bomb that i have seen writting about it. I feel it is more balance than that. Probably my 2nd favorite beer of this style behind Lil Sumpin Sumpin

No bottled on date that i could find.

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A: Good darker hazy orange shade with a cotton white head.
S: Definitely some hops and citrus going on. little toast from the wheat. A little bit of pineapple comes out when it's settled.
T: You get the wheat character in there. Good amount of hops and citrus, a few tropical fruits. The finish is covered back with the citrus. You don't pick up any booze at all.
M: Light-medium body. REALLY smooth. Very precise carbonation. A bit oily, but that passes quickly.
O: Great wheat beer. Definitely one of the best ones out there. Awesome for summer time or any time, for that matter.

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Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,959 ratings.