Gumballhead
3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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From:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
 
Indiana, United States
Style:
Wheat Beer - American Pale
Ranked #4
ABV:
5.6%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,155
Avg:
4.19 | pDev: 10.02%
Ratings:
6,359
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 06, 2022
Added:
Apr 17, 2003
Wants:
  961
Gots:
  1,475
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: An American wheat beer with a refreshing, crisp citrus finish. This delicious session beer is brewed with boatloads of Amarillo hops.

35 IBU
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3.96 by lakewy17 from New Hampshire on Jun 06, 2022
 
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4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by HappyGuy12345 from New Jersey

Poured from 12 ounce can into pint glass
Look: Clear/transparent yellow with 2 fingers of head with good retention.
Smell: Subtle hints of citrus
Taste: Clean lager taste with hints of wheat and citrus
Feel: Medium bodied with good carbonation
Overall: An impressive American-style wheat beer that is refreshing on a warm day

May 21, 2022
 
3.88 by eluvah from New York on May 18, 2022
 
 
 
4.22 by rabembenek from Indiana on Apr 14, 2022
 
3.83 by nasharm from New York on Apr 13, 2022
 
4.08 by not2quick from Missouri on Mar 31, 2022
 
4.48 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois on Mar 27, 2022
 
4.14 by GinDC from Virginia on Mar 25, 2022
 
3.73 by mattjp03 from Alabama on Mar 15, 2022
 
3.93 by Metalgod666 from Michigan on Mar 06, 2022
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4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by StJamesGate from New York

CAN
Bright gold with stiff white head; grapefruit, white peaches, + under ripe mango on the nose; big tangerine up front, some cantaloupe + papaya, lemon Starburst end; fizzy, clean, some bitterness, light.

4 4 4.25 4 4.25

Amarillo

Bright, bouncy + fun - even at six months old.
What’s amazing is how old this recipe is. There are herds of beers like this now but when it launched it must’ve been a thunderbolt.
I get a hint of 3F’s rep from this.

Buy it by the case.

Feb 17, 2022
 
4.01 by cbuzz24 from Mississippi on Feb 15, 2022
 
4.06 by dan_amdg from Illinois on Feb 12, 2022
 
4.04 by Zigzach from Florida on Feb 10, 2022
 
4 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee on Feb 07, 2022
 
3.57 by MjamesL from Pennsylvania on Feb 05, 2022
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3.86/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by officerbill from New York

caveat that this is from an undated can, I don't know how old this beer is

pours a very nice looking hazy yellow amber with a tall foamy white head that laces as it slowly dissolves

the aroma is sort of a lemony citrus cracker

the taste light lemon over cracker that almost reminds me of juicy fruit gum

well rounded feel with a citrus pith aftertaste

the flavors have definitely faded. I can tell Gumballhead would be a pretty darn good beer fresh, but I have to go on what I have and that, unfortunately, is a slightly above average beer

Jan 30, 2022
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4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by KT3418 from Colorado

Trying first right out of the can cuz of impatience lol. Three Floyd's does not make it to Colorado where I'm from. This is really good though, tastes like liquid Wheaties. Definitely enjoying this one

Jan 24, 2022
 
4.15 by BombayDingleMonkey from Pennsylvania on Jan 22, 2022
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3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by CTHomer from Connecticut

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; 1 finger finely pored white head that receded to a wispy cap; light lacing;

S: apple juice;

T: sweet lemon and floral - lemon dominated toward the end; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: light to medium bodied; low to moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: easy drinking;

Jan 19, 2022
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3.51/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by sethmeister from New Hampshire

Pours into my tulip glass a brassy amber with a cakelike ecru head.

Scent is vaguely fruity.

Taste is fruit and spice. Apple and pear. Citrus. Tangy wheat.

An odd brew. Not an IPA. Not a typical wheat beer.

Glad I tried it but not really my style

Dec 27, 2021
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3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by hman43 from North Carolina

Look: It pours golden with brilliant clarity. It has a white head with very good head retention.

Smell: It has grapefruit and citrus flavors. There is a low grassy element to it with slight yeast and some earthly notes.

Taste: It has strong citrus flavors with grapefruit. There are doughy flavors after the initial flavor which is strong in the finish. There are some earthen flavors and lemon as well.

Feel: It has a medium body with a hoppy bitter, but not harsh finish.

Overall, it's has plenty of flavor with citrus, grapefruit and lemon being the strongest up front and dough and earth finishing it off.

Dec 22, 2021
 
3.81 by minstrelwb from Indiana on Dec 21, 2021
 
3.95 by Phoodcritic from Michigan on Dec 20, 2021
 
4.18 by Rainintheface from Massachusetts on Dec 16, 2021
 
4 by JLaw55 from Missouri on Dec 13, 2021
 
4.15 by BeerMe8 from Florida on Dec 03, 2021
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4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by DistrictElite from District of Columbia

Damn good wheat pale ale. Surprised me quite a bit to be honest. retty damn tasty. Smells fresh and fruity with a bit if grist to the nose. Flavors likewise. Citrusy. Great feel. Carbonation and light. Smooth finish and easy to drink. Refreshingly good.

Nov 28, 2021
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3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by harrypowers from Massachusetts

Pours an almost clear amber color with a short lived head and a bit of lacing.

Smells sweet with a bit of hops and a bit of citrus.

Tastes of malt with a wheat tang with some citrus and bubblegum. The finish is slightly bitter.

Medium light body and very light carbonation. Clean dry finish.

This is a very drinkable easy going brew, It's no hefeweizen. Pale ale with wheat is more accurate.

Nov 20, 2021
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3.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by hbeimers from Illinois

I really liked this beer, but I also thought the bitterness really overshadows the wheat character. It's pretty much an IPA with a bit of wheat smoothness. Nevertheless good and refreshing.

Nov 15, 2021
 
4 by n2492004 from Michigan on Oct 30, 2021
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3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Pivopijak from Washington

draught
Nearly clear, light gold, with a thin, small bubbled head. Spiced tangerine and moderate light toast malt, to the aroma. Light citrus peel flavor, with a touch of a floral note, all in a subdued manner, and a fairly light finish. Though, this is not much at all, like a hefeweizen.

IBU: 35

Oct 25, 2021
 
3.5 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois on Oct 23, 2021
 
5 by MikeE71 from Michigan on Oct 16, 2021
Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 6359 ratings