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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,547 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,547
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 814
Gots: 545 | 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 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at "The Tap" in Bloomington, IN. Here goes:

A: Good. Clear yellow with a one-inch head. Leaves some lacing, but less than normal for beers of the style. Also less carbonation than normal.

S: Amarillo hops impart a very floral smell; really, it smells like a bouquet of flowers. Citrus, mild grapefruit, peach and herbal grass. Also some wheat in the background.

T: Adequate hops, but not as complex as I would've liked - very grassy. Wheaty presence makes itself known at the back of the tongue. Overall, good but not great.

M: Nice and bready. Rather full-bodied for a wheat beer.

O: A solid beer. Was a little disappointed given the rave reviews, however.

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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,547 ratings.