YumYum | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

very good
178 Reviews

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

Added by MasterSki on 01-18-2014

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Reviews: 178 | Ratings: 1,562
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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Photo of tlema1
3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: bright gold, lacing, long lasting white head
S: not much nose
T: good hop flavor, more than most sessions
F: great for a session, not the typical dry finish
O: still not crazy about session ales

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Photo of mgwagman
4.48/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of the easier beers to find by 3 Floyds. Pours a Citrus or orange color. Lacing is thick from bottle. Taste of mild citrus, lemon, and hops. Overall an excellent beer.

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Photo of jettjon
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 12-ounce bottle into a pint glass. Cloudy orange color with no visible sediment. Thick white clumpy head great retention and lacing. Hop forward citrus nose. On the palate hops present but well-balanced. Very drinkable. Would have another.

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Photo of Reggie1014
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look is glowing orange. Semi translucent strong carbonation. Smell is light and fruit driven. Citrus tones. Taste is citrus, grapefruit comes to the front. Feel is bubbly carbonation popping. Very smooth and easy to drink.

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

12 FL OZ bottle
Served in a 3 Floyds teku glass

This beer pours amber in color with golden highlights and has a slightly hazy appearance. It is topped with three inches of beige head that leaves some nice lacing.

I get notes of melon, grapefruit, and lemon zest.

The taste starts out fruity with citrus. Through the middle and in the finish I get bitter grapefruit and pine.

Medium mouthfeel

I tried this beer on tap and did not like it at all. I decided to give it another try. It is a flavorful pale ale. I like it better than my previous experience but will probably not be trying it again in the future.

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Photo of BigGold
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had Yum Yum at Finch's Brasserie, Bloomington, Indiana, on draft into pint tumbler. The brewery's categorizing this beer as an American Session Ale is a bit disappointingly opportunistic (and misleading), but the beer is not. 3 Floyds is second to none in producing American Pale Ales.

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Photo of Bonkinishwa
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

3 Floyds Brewing Co. - YumYum. 5.5% ABV. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Bottled on 2/16/16.

Look: Settled an attractive translucent gold in the glass with an impressive three finger head that leaves sticky lacing as it dissipates.

Smell: Dank, bitter hops and some other citrus and tropical fruits.

Feel: very light bodied and smooth with some carbonation.

Taste: Bitter hop bite up front, and remains bitter throughout, backing some grapefruit, mango, and other citrus and tropical fruits.

Overall: I've definitely had more IPAs than APAs, and generally like them better, however some like this one stand out. Light bodied, smooth, and a crisp finish make this very sessionable.

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Photo of WunderLlama
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into chalice

Opaque golden, lacings, thin layer of white bubbles

Aroma of citrus, orange

Taste follows aroma, nice hops

Gentle sudsing

Nice beer

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

Good beer!
Light, perfect summer brew! Something weird(not bad)about it though, the aftertaste I get iced tea and lemon like an Arnold Palmer! It's a good flavor makes me keep drinking it just for that!

I know! Fucked up, right?

Maybe it can be chalked up to the fact that I don't have a honed palate just yet?

Stupid name !!

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light yellow, looks like a pale, barely toasted pale malts giving it the color, soft tiny bubbled white head.

Definitely a tropical fruit hop vibe, all those mango and pineapple. Super light malt bill allows the hops to shine. Unbalanced and better for it. There's some tangerine flavors as well, 50~ibu feels so good here, barely bitter, too much lush fruit kind of hop flavors to let bitterness weigh it down.

This is like a Zombie Dust with less amarillo I'd say, but less malt as well. A truer pale ale.

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Photo of 420Dude
4.59/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My only complaint about this beer company is it's so damn hard to find. 3Floyds brewery is definitely worth searching for though... on the hunt again for their Dreadnaught IPA.

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Photo of moysauce
3.59/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've had this beer a good number of times. Not a bad beer, but pretty disappointing coming from FFF. Probably won't buy it again. Just very average. Not bad. Just nothing special in my opinion.

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Photo of stevoj
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle courtesy of Dale. A real puzzler, as this comes at you from a bunch of different angles. A little pils, a little APA, a little farmhouse. First taste is a bit funky, but gets more accommodating as you go.

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Photo of Ri0
3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a peach yellow with a 2 finger white head and plenty of webbed lacing. Hoppy aroma of citrus and some pine bitterness with light malts. Flavor of tropical, citrus hops with some light sweet malt and piney bitterness. Nice carbonation with a juicy and mildly dry feel. Light, refreshing, and enjoyable on a warm day.

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Photo of NoZeFace
3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice little session beer. Hoppy, citrus notes in the smell and taste. Hazy golden/orange color. Very nice spritz on the feel. Certainly a nice day to day beer.

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Photo of Revrynd
3.15/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Color is a golden haze leaning towards orange/brown.

S: First smell is tangerine hoppy and a rose hips smell in the background and some mango

T: floral grapefruit bitterness that fades fast. Almost a nutty flavor with a lot of mango and tangerine hop flavor.

M: Dry thin feel in the mouth. That isn't bad by any stretch its a great beer, just doesn't stick around very long which can be pleasant!

O:Overall great taste not probably a beer I would personally buy but a great beer none the less.

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Photo of Nickholland
4.01/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer has the distinct flavor of a brewery that knows what it's doing and wants to get "funky" with some new hop varieties. Very tropical profile, pineapple, coconut, and of course grapefruit with a little sweetness up front. Good beer from a great brewery, hard to go wrong.

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YumYum from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,562 ratings.
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