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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,098 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,098
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 776
Gots: 367 | FT: 24
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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Tconroy

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

07-02-2014 19:08:56 | More by Tconroy
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -40.6%

06-30-2014 21:10:03 | More by brpendergast85
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

06-30-2014 17:11:05 | More by Marco_Gtz
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Xdew23


4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-30-2014 04:48:36 | More by Xdew23
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

06-30-2014 04:22:58 | More by ZEB89
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319Hawksfan


4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-30-2014 02:21:54 | More by 319Hawksfan
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smilez

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

06-29-2014 21:23:56 | More by smilez
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Gerberr

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-29-2014 14:09:39 | More by Gerberr
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prsncop

California

4/5  rDev -5%

06-29-2014 06:23:45 | More by prsncop
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Gdirt

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-28-2014 23:35:48 | More by Gdirt
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Apecho


3/5  rDev -28.7%

06-28-2014 23:30:57 | More by Apecho
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

06-28-2014 22:39:02 | More by superdoopersauce
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connor4835

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

06-28-2014 17:07:30 | More by connor4835
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Get_Lowell

Missouri

4.44/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Bottled on 6/16 so this was only 11 days old!

A: Slightly cloudy, white head about 1-2 inches thick. Many bubbles floating up from the bottom of the glass. Upon swishing, sparkling bubbles coated the sides of the glass. Color was a light gold. This beer is beautiful and very inviting!

S: Very pungent with big Amarillo hop aroma. Profile consists of floral notes, fruit (passion fruit, a little grapefruit), and pine.

T: Hop domination on the front. Big grapefruit flavor and pine. As this beer warmed up I picked up the wheat backbone which brings a special refreshing kick of malts to the finish.

M: Very sudsy with a medium body, almost creamy.

O: This is the ideal for a refreshing beer. Beautiful merger of a pale ale and wheat beer. Very Amarillo-centric and it makes sense with that big fruit flavor! Happy to have had this with such a fresh born on date!

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 15:36:06 | More by Get_Lowell
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dwmulcahy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

06-28-2014 03:40:17 | More by dwmulcahy
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LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5%

06-28-2014 02:51:58 | More by LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers
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condorsim

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5%

06-28-2014 02:00:40 | More by condorsim
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JamesTerry88

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-27-2014 20:25:11 | More by JamesTerry88
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

06-27-2014 16:08:06 | More by sammyg832
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Svyturys30

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

06-27-2014 14:03:11 | More by Svyturys30
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zacalabeer76

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

06-27-2014 04:21:18 | More by zacalabeer76
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Caveworm

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub, a fan-favorite according to the label. Poured from the sediment abundant bottle into a glass, this brew's got a 3 finger thick head with very decent lacing. Medium-gold, hazy body,

What a great set of smells from this brew : orange, citrus, and little pepperiness.

You've guessed it, I taste the ripest of oranges&lemons. A slight bitterness appears with the peppery taste. This does a knockout job at balancing out the real fruit sweetness. Refreshingly clean finish from Gumballhead.

By far the cleanest finish of any wheat style I've ever experienced. It just hits the spot RIGHT on target!

Overall a very well deserved 4.25 for Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub. Now I see why this became on demand for year-round supply as opposed to seasonal release. This is the best of the two dominant wheat styles I've had. I implore you to get your hands on this! I will buy this brew again, best believe it!

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 04:16:23 | More by Caveworm
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nicholas2121

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gumballhead brewed by Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub with an ABV of 5.6% This brew pours out a nice cloudy amber color with a thick white head. This brew is an unfiltered brew it is cloudy. The smell is rich with citrus. You pick up on orange, lemon, and lime. There is also a spice to this brew. The taste is smooth and rich with a bitterness at the end . Gumballhead is a nice, balanced brew. Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub did a nice job with this brew. Mouthfeel is clean and relishing. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4 out of 5. I would get this brew again.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 04:00:46 | More by nicholas2121
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Ekiefer13

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

06-27-2014 00:46:43 | More by Ekiefer13
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sliprk314

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.7%

06-26-2014 18:56:36 | More by sliprk314
Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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