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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,177 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,177
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 774
Gots: 389 | FT: 23
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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3.93/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is my first review so let's take it with a grain of salt, please?

Appearance: Clear gold with a finger width of head, dissapates with mild to minimal lacing.

Aroma: Grain, Lemon Zest, Grass, a bit of florality.

Taste: Grapefruit, that is the first thing I experience when drinking this beer. This beer was one of my first "craft beer" experiences and I still remember tasting that distinct grapefruit note. Along with the citrus fruit, I get a nice amount of grainy sweetness and a little bitterness from the hops. Just enough to keep me coming back for more.

Mouthfeel: Nice and lively. Neither too sticky or to light. I'm used to tasting coffee vs. beer, so carbonated beverages are a new territory for me.

Overall: This beer has some sentimental value for me. I first drank it when I really shouldn't have :D My taste generally gravitates towards more acidic/hop centric brews, but this is a great balance of easy drinking while having a distinct hop flavor that doesn't overwhelm the majority of drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

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Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 4,177 ratings.