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Gumballhead - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,114 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 4,114
Reviews: 1,403
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 774
Gots: 374 | 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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Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

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Florida

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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Joe_Grizzly

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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daco

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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zookerman182

Alabama

4.54/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a hazy light golden color with a one and a half finger white foamy head.
Aroma is citrus, some light malt, slight melon.
Taste is honey sweetness up front, fading into this wave of balanced bitterness.
Citrus and malt are in perfect balance.
Mouthfeel is medium to full. Leaning towards full. This coats the mouth and has almost a creamy finish. Bitterness lingers just enough.
Overall I knew this was supposed to be a good beer but it exceeded any expectations I had for it. If I had this in Alabama I would drink it often.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 23:09:10 | More by zookerman182
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -40.6%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

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Iowa

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4/5  rDev -5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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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
Gumballhead from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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