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

Added by MasterSki on 01-18-2014

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Reviews: 170 | Ratings: 1,523
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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Photo of Bloodbuzz99
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really solid pale ale- wish they'd drop the word session from the label. Fair or not it comes with connotations of lacking complexity and flavor. This has both and is quite enjoyable. First beer from these guys and I really enjoyed it!

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Photo of Brew_Betty
4.42/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Aroma - orange, white grape, honeydew melon, floral, British yeast esters, light smooth dank, faint malt.

Taste - just like the aroma with some lemon and lime in the finish. Potent hop flavor with light bitterness. Excellent!

Overall - Zombie Dust is an IPA even though they call it a Pale Ale. This is a legit modern Pale Ale with big hop flavor, moderate aroma and light bitterness. Very good.

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Photo of tillmac62
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BOD 11/17/15. Slightly cloudy light amber pour. Outstanding head volume, world class lacing and retention.

Quite nice, but somewhat light, nose of orange and tangerine, rind and biscuit. As it warms a bit of spicy spruce emerges as does the biscuit base.

Heavy light body that is smooth in texture with just a hint of oiliness. Superb carbonation with a nice effervescent middle and a solid prickly finish.

The flavor profile is outstanding. Intensity is reasonable, complexity good and world class balance. It begins with a blend of orange and tangerine citrus hops that are the predominate flavors. Rind is present and produces a mild middle bitterness coupled with a hint of spruce. Bitterness is perfectly balanced with a subtle biscuit sweetness that is cracker rather than bready. As the finish approaches, subtle hints of tropical arrive that are mostly mango. The finish is a bit dry and a rind bitterness lingers.

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Photo of PhillyStyle
3.33/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Am rally getting disappointed with this brewery...everything that I have tried lately has been so over-hopped, including this one. Not sure where that malt backbone was. Not all beers need to be over-hopped.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

4.75 A: Well hazed orange brown color. Two fingers of super dense, creamy beige head. Retention lasts forever and plenty of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Primarily floral hops with orangy citrus not too far behind. Secondarily grassy and earthy. Touch of caramel and yeast with neutral maltiness overall.

3.75 T: Like the nose, this is hop forward. Floral and orange again in the forefront. Grass and earth next. Neutral maltiness, mild bitterness, and some breadiness.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A touch chewy with a mild creaminess.

3.5 D: Pretty good beer overall.

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

Not quite to the caliber of ZD but a solid pale. Much easier to come by than ZD. Would have no qualms about drinking this one every day. Bright and citrus-y without an over-abundance of bitterness.

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Photo of CNoj012
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a hazy bright golden color with a one finger white head. Not much retention and spotted lacing. Smell is floral and citrus hops. Lemon and orange being most prominent. Also bready crackery malts. Taste is the same. A little more balanced than I was expecting. Feel is light and crisp although a bit watery. Overall not up to the high standard Three Floyds have set for themselves. Pretty run of the mill session, and not worth the inflated price tag.

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Photo of BarrytheBear
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Medium orange, nice lacing, with floral notes.

Packs some solid flavor into an approachable abv. Lemon and orange notes follow a gentle pervasive bitterness, along with some grassy and floral notes hinted at on the nose. Crackery malts provide support.

A pretty solid pale, and a better floyd's beer than Alpha King for sure.

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YumYum from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,523 ratings.
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