Gumballhead | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American wheat beer with a refreshing, crisp citrus finish. This delicious session beer is brewed with boatloads of Amarillo hops.

35 IBU

Added by cretemixer on 04-17-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle with no dating info. Was a hazy golden yellow color. Had a small head that quickly dissipated to a constant film. Some lacing and good carb. The aroma is heavy on the hops along with the citrus notes. Heavy on pine. The mouthfeel is good but not as good as other wheats. The taste is also pretty good. Starts off very hoppy with a good bite of bitter but finishes smooth. The only issue I have is that it's not what I what/expect when I get a wheat. I'm expecting some much smoother and obviously less hoppy. As such, this is a great beer but not a great wheat in my book. Still, highly recommend because whatever you call it it's still good (4, RR, T, Y)

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours pale yellow with a big head. Smells predominantly of citrus and piney hops with a spicy wheat in the background. Taste is similar tp smell with the hops being the attraction and the wheat playing a supporting role. Good carbonation on a medium body beer. Drinkability is good especially in the hotter weather...a thirst quencher.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Took notes on this one a few days before I had my gallbladder removed.

app. not quite clear but not very murky nice balance and the foam sticks for ages good looking beer.

smell-Strong wheat presence along with a strong amarillo hop presence, lemony zest.

Taste- good taste! strong on the amarillo hops but also strong on the wheaty yeast like flavors leaves a pretty dry crisp finish making this a fine summer beer. My friend said this tastes someone mixed beer and pinsol , fuck that this is delicious

Mf and drink-crisp finish = drinkable beer , low abv , maybe a session beer , light to medium feel that is enjoyable to swish around in my mouth.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am not a wheat beer fan, and was hesitant to get many of these, but I was quite surprised. 3F never disappoints. Really great beer, drinkable, and would like to try it once the weather gets a little warmer. The hop presence is there but not overwhelming. Will definitely look to get some more of these in the near future.

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Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 5,909 ratings
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