Gumballhead | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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4.2 w/ 5,860 ratings

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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Ratings: 5,860 |  Reviews: 1,563
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3/5  rDev -28.6%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Got four of these in a trade with Remobsu. My first BA trade. Was totally psyched to try this brew, but ultimately was disappointed. Nose was less than I expected, but dug the cloudy golden yellow pour. First sip tasted quite odd. Was it the Amarillo hops? Second sip more of the same.. Really hard to describe but the taste was not familiar. Not horrible, but did not live up to the hype for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.4/5  rDev +4.8%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.42/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.12/5  rDev -1.9%

Date: 10/07/14
Type: 12oz. Bottle
Vintage: 2014
Glass: Lawson's Tulip - "From The Green Mountains To Yo Head, Cuz!"

*About time I write a review for this one.

Pours a hazy golden in color w/ a 1/2 finger white head that lingers and produces moderate amounts of lacing on the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, a little peach flesh, and some fresh cut farm straw which I assume is the wheat. The flavor starts w/ an initial blast of malt sweetness, right into grapefruit, and closes w/ herbal hop bite. Medium bodied and oh, so lush! The wheat usage makes this small beer very chewy and creates the perfect mouthfeel bumping up the review score in my book. One could really drink the shit out of this brew!

Overall, by no means a revelation, but a real go to brew that you could drink volumes of if you were in that kind of mood.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

12 oz bottle from Todd, poured into snifter.
A: pours a golden copper body, one finger white foam head n plenty of carbonation from the bottom and sides of glass, minimal spotty lacing.
S: citrus, sweet peaches, jolly rancher peach, hint of spice, some lemon rind
M: medium creamy body, carbonation is strong
T: citrus, tropical fruits, peach, lemon, some pine resin, hops, wheat
O: great brew, slight hoppy makes this wheat brew stand out, fantastic aroma

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5/5  rDev +19%

Similar to Sweet Action, though doesn't taste as hoppy to me. I'm glad I can only seem to find it once a month as I'd probably drink it every day. Definitely my favorite in its style.

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Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 91.3% out of 100 with 5,860 ratings
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