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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,552 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,552
Reviews: 1,423
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.45%
Wants: 814
Gots: 547 | 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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4/5  rDev -5%

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kspongeworthy, May 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

nheinzie57, May 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Anything, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

ccozzi, May 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

brn9000, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

intoflatlines, May 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

atone315, May 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

dfmishler, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

lbriones5, May 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

hainesly, May 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

laxer8811, May 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

JenkumJesus, May 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

jacob4999, May 24, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear, very light golden color with a quickly dissipating white head. The bouquet is characterized by a clean grapefruit perfume and lemon hard candy. They've changed the recipe since last I had it. And not for the better. The mouthfeel is still slick and moist, but the lovely Amarillo hops are quickly overcome by a peat flavor. It's not unpleasant, but to a man who spent a lot of time hunched over pints of Gumballhead in the recent past, disappointing.

DocJitsu, May 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Rau71, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

PuFtonLyfe, May 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

MaseFace, May 23, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received as part of a BIF. Really like Wheat beers so that combined with this being from FFF I had high hopes for this brew.

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Golden yellow is color with a good bit of white head that leaves lacing throughout. Smells is of hops, citrus, and wheat. Taste was similar to how it smelled but more hoppy then a traditional wheat beer. Mouthfeel was very crisp and well balanced. Overall this was a solid beer that is refreshing. Looking to have this one again.

duceswild, May 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

StevieDavie, May 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

jeff96gt, May 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Romulux, May 20, 2012
Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,552 ratings.