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YumYum | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Congratulations! Welcome to flavor country. This most recent FFF’s pale ale has just the malt backbone to support an explosive juicy hop profile derived from a new blend of proprietary hops. Cheers.

55 IBU

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Photo of kylesobrien
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a fairly hazy golden yellow colour. Nice lacing, thin raft of white bubbles.

Aroma is wonderful combination of jasmine, malt, spice, honey, with an orange blossom sort of thing going on. Hops blend in well here.

Upfront, taste is grainy, malty, floral. Jasmine again, then some noticeable but restrained hop bitterness, finally a citrusy/malty/fruity finish with a slight lingering pleasant hop flavour. Had wondered if Triskel hops are used in this brew, but others suspect Hallertau Blanc and Mandarina instead. The malty/jasmine/gentle hopping works well here. Level of maltiness was a little surprising, was expecting this to be a more hop-forward beer.

Mouthfeel is a little on the lighter side for me. Overall, a nice lighter pale ale with character.

(Have to point out that calling a 5.5% ABV brew a "session pale ale" is fairly misleading. This is not really a session beer at all, though it is very drinkable.)

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Photo of Karl_12welveEyes
3.6/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Look: pale, straw gold
Smell: hop forward, notes of citrus and fruit
Taste: more fruity than I thought after smelling, bottle was a bit old for the style of beer, but still had a crisp flavor
Feel: on the dryer side, very crisp

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Photo of Mitchster
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

5.5% ABV, 63 IBU per the website. No specs per the website or bottle. Nose of tropical fruit hops, pineapple, grapefruit, a little pine. Pours out to a cloudy medium gold, forming a nice off white head with good retention and lacing. Carbonation is moderate, ~2.5 carbs or so. Mouthfeel is soft initially, then finishing dry with a hop astringency and a medium body. Tastes like a session IPA, lots of good up front hop flavor, a little spicy which is a nice touch, a little pepper. Again, finishing dry overall due to the ho astringency. Medium firm bitterness.

A nice session IPA, worth trying.

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Photo of OmahaKF
3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smell is citrus, lemongrass, a hint of grapefruit, and wheat. Taste is herbal tea-like, sweet malt, and sweet pineapple, with just a hint of a bitter finish. The description notes proprietary hops, and I did find the taste to be fairly unique among other APAs.

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Photo of Weisenbeer
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a pint glass At local specialty burger joint. I have heard lots about this brewer and jumped on it when I saw it on tap here. Very favorable taste and body. I am on the hunt for others from this brewer.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle shared by Nick, thanks man.

This one pours a dark-ish orange color, with a small head, and lots of sticky lacing.

Smells like orange and grapefruit zest, a hint of bready malt, and heavy pine. It smells pretty delectable.

The name doesn't lie- this is yummy. It's a straightforward and delicious pale ale, with zesty orange and grapefruit, and a sturdy malt backbone. It just does down super easily. Can't say much more about it.

This is lighter bodied, with a very crisp mouthfeel, and a good level of carbonation.

A no nonsense, no frills pale ale here. This is nice.

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Photo of BeerGuy8315
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Bottle date is smudged but I think it was 4/28/16.

A: Pours a hazy, orange color with a one inch, white, foamy head with fair retention. Small amounts of thin white lacing.

S: Mostly aromas of sweet, cracker, and biscuity malts with mild citrus hop notes.

T: Mostly flavors of grapefruit, orange rind, and citrus with a nice hoppy bitterness. Fairly good hop character for a session.

F: Light-medium bodied, smooth, somewhat crisp and slightly dry at the end of each sip.

O: Overall, a fairly good session ale. Not normally a fan of sessionable brews, but this one is pretty good with fairly decent hop character.

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Photo of HopHunter19
3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - golden clear beer with white head that dissipates and doesn't leave much lacing
S - lemon, orange, grapefruit, light white pepper
T - lemon, grapefruit, citrus rind, white pepper
M - light, alcohol is covered, aftertaste is bitter grapefruit and bready malts
O - overall a half assed beer from three floyds, they were obviously going for the bud light drinkers with this one and they could have gotten them without doing something this flavorless, that said this is a good l8 f htn session beer, but I would normally drink Milwaukees Best if I really wanted a light session beer

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Photo of damndirtyape
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, bottled on 6-6-16. Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: Hazy (chill haze) gold with a bit of a glow to it. Thin off white head. Fine strands of persistent lacing noted.

Smell: Tropical fruit, citrus, maybe just a hint of berry and peaches.

Taste: Hoppy (mostly citrus) with some tropical fruit notes. Nicely balanced with a bready malt that has a bit of extra sweetness to it - just a bit of caramel.

Mouthfeel: Nicely thick with light carbonation. A bit sticky on the teeth.

Overall / Drinkability: A bit high in ABV for a session IPA, but quite tasty and very drinkable. Went very well with chicken, peppers, and rice, and I think this would pair well with a lot of other food as well. Yumyum indeed.

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Photo of neenerzig
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served to me on-tap in a sort of tulip glass, this beer draws a mostly clear lifjtbtomedi copper/amber color with a bit of an orange hue. Has a white head that was about 2-4 of an inch thick when first served to me that settles to a thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with big cluster swirls of foam that cover miatvifvthe beer's surface. Excellent lacing here too. Aromas of some bready caramel malt sweetness along with floral, citrusy, piney hop notes. The taste is pretty much the same, with somewhat bready, somewhat sweet, caramel malt notes with a mild to moderate floral, piney, and citrusy hop bitterness to balance it out. Has a crisp, yet smooth, slightly prickly, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a clean finish with a slightly dry aftertaste. Very drinkable in the food way well crafted beer ought to be.


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Photo of gatornation
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle Poured semi cloudy golden peach color with a nice white head and lacing looks great , smell is tropical all the way mango, pineapple an citrus, nicely carbed sweet and smooth hops very little bitterness wih a fair amount of hops, flavorful and drinkable , i liked this brew.

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Photo of bubseymour
4.37/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 6/30/16 so 3 weeks old (awesome). Beautiful cloudy orange and well carbonated and 2 finger head. Nice floral hop aroma and sweet bready malts. Taste is similar. Nice floral and bready combination. Finishes a little metallic on the tongue which is a little bit of a ding on taste rating. Nice full bodied mouthfeel. Overall this a very nicely made pale ale. Not a hop bomb, but sweet, hoppy, bready and refreshing all dialed in well and solid for the style.

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Photo of Eeroomnhoj
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought a six pack from a local store in Indiana and drank them from the bottles. Great taste almost like an IPA but not as bitter. Smooth all the way from beginning to end. Definitely a keeper.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

YumYum brewed by 3 Floyds Brewing Co., with an ABV of 5.50% This American Pale Ale pours out a nice deep amber color with a nice full white head. The smell of YumYum is rich with hops bitterness grains and malts. There is also a nice sweetness to the smell of this brew. The look and smell of this brew is really inviting, noting bad so far. Now for the taste it is bold with flavors. You pick up a nice amount of hop bitterness with a nice sweet smoothness at the end. There is also some nice notes of grains and malts in the taste of this brew. This one of the better American Pale Ale's I have had. I can't get over how smooth this brew is. YumYum has a nice nice balance to it, there is overpowering about this brew. The mouthfeel of YumYum is Bold, Rich, Clean, Smooth and refreshing. Overall I'm giving YumYum Brewed 3 Floyds Brewing Co., a 4.25 out of 5. I would buy this brew again. 3 Floyds Brewing Co., did a real nice job with this one.

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Photo of Caveworm
4.66/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

YumYum | 3 Floyds Brewing Co. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, this beer's head is three fingers thick and just slightly off-white, with sheen lacing, and a clear medium golden amber body.

Smells like very frickin juicy West Coast style of hops, with even juicier "tropical" citrus and melon all working together to make a very awesome session ale.

I taste a very masterfully balanced blend of a biscuity, buttery malt base accented by (again) those oh-so juicy hops of citrus, mango, pineapple, papaya, etc with a not-too-bitter pine note at the end to finish with a zing.

The mouthfeel is medium-light with mild carbonation. Clean and quenching.

Overall, I'll give YumYum | 3 Floyds Brewing Co. a rating of 4.5. I'm reviewing this jjjuuust under a month of the bottling date & can only imagine the splendor and glory that a super-fresh pint could behold. This also has some phenomenal gateway potential IMO.

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Photo of BierRunner
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Interesting beer. Sits in the middle of juicy and sprucy. A slightly floral nose and a gentle bitterness make it very interesting. All in all, a very pleasant beer.

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Photo of superspak
3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 4/4/2016. Pours hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon/orange peel, light pine, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/tropical hops and moderate bready malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon/orange peel, pine, cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus rind/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon/orange rind, pine, biscuit, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance with minimal lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, that increases through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately sticky/resinous, and grainy/creamy balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Zero alcohol warming as expected of 5.5%. Overall this is a very nice American pale ale. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/tropical/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of reds2harleys
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Buddy was in IN trying - unsuccessfully - to pick up some Zombie Dust. When I got his text that ZD was not to be found I suggested he look for some other 3 Floyds brews and he found some Yum Yum. While not on ZD's level it is a tasty brew. Pours a golden color and very smooth and drinkable. Nothing overly special about but enjoyable. Could def drink a few of these in an afternoon. Cheers

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Photo of NateDyk47
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 4/28/16

Look: medium golden hue with a thin white head & faint lacing
Smell: very mild scent; pine, lemon, hops
Taste: juicy lemon & grapefruit, hops, pine
Feel: medium light body, medium carbonation

Overall: very good pale ale. Not as good as other Three Floyd's beers I've had, but still solid. Wouldn't mind getting this again.

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Photo of PiffJames
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Less bitter than Zombie Dust and Alpha King. With less alcohol and IBUs than those two other 3 Floyds' APAs , the flavors standout more.

I had it on tap at Local Option and found it to be one of my favorites by 3 Floyds.

Very tasty.

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Photo of Cylinsier
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz

Pours mostly clear wheat gold, quarter inch of eggshell head is firm and retains very well.

Smells of bready malts, citrus, chamomile and fresh floral hops.

Flavor is of buttered bread malts, chamomile, lemongrass, barley, and herbal tea hops.

Medium to full body, tingly carbonation on the tongue.

Pretty tasty ale, flavorful but mild and drinkable. Good in warm weather, good session candidate. Definitely worth trying.

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Photo of morimech
3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy amber color with a large head that slowly settled to a finger cap. Heavy lacing is left down the glass. Aroma of citrus and some floral notes. Pretty much tastes like hop water. Astringent with harsh bitterness. Nothing else to try and balance out the hop. One of the more poor attempts at the "session" IPA. Notes of dank citrus and tropical fruit. Light body and appropriately carbonated.

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Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives with the amber liquid covered by a reasonably impressive head; strands of lacing linger

Smell: Tropical fruit, citrus and a hint of caramel malt

Taste: A hint of caramel to provide some balance and then the juicy tropical flavors arrive, bringing mango, pineapple and kiwi with some grapefruit and passion fruit adding some bite; hints of herbal elements, after the swallow followed by a juicy finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A really nice APA from 3 Floyds, bringing on the modern style of juicy, tropical flavors

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draft: Poured pale golden color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy and bitter hops with light cereal notes is pleasant. Taste is also a mix of light cereal notes with some citrusy and bitter hops notes with a solid malt backbone with a dry finish with light bitter notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Interesting and refreshing but doesn’t stand out from standard APA as much as I was expecting.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A very juicy hop forward aroma with a scent of citrus fruit and pine. Big upfront presence of citrus hops with a scent of grapefruit, mango, orange peel, lemon, melon, and pineapple. Also some hop hints of pine and grass. Malt hints of caramel, grains, and cracker with some yeast. A very solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a really juicy hop driven taste with notes of citrus fruit and pine. Upfront juicy citrus hop notes of mango, grapefruit, orange peel, melon, lemon, and pineapple. Earthy hop notes of pine and grass. Background pale malt notes of caramel, grains, and cracker along with yeast. A very good juicy taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy and fairly oily with drying finish.

Overall: A very good Pale Ale. Great tropical fruit hop flavor for a "session" beer.

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