Gumballhead | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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94
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5,793 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,793
Reviews:
1,556
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
10.21%
 
 
Wants:
941
Gots:
1,302
For Trade:
42
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Gumballhead pours golden and bright with a nice bubbly head the proudly sits atop and laces well.

The scent is of strong hops, piney and floral but as strong as the hops are there seems to be little to no fruit aroma.

The taste is as one dimensional as the scent. Strong piney hops with an underlying of floral hoppiness, there is very little else. Im expecting orange, lemon or grapefruit and taste nothing but piney resins. Despite the use of Amarillo hops I get a progressive muskiness which seems uncharacteristic.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Looks like a pale lager, but with much more lacing on the glass.

Smell: Sweet grapefruit with a very slight hint of hef-like bubblegum.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Quite astringent for a light ale. Tastes like citrus-flavored oil with a slight backround of clove. Mouthfeel is definitely a bit too thin, especially considering the IPA-like grapefruit flavors in this.

Overall Drinkability: Excellent combination of an IPA, a hef, and light wheat ale or lager. I wish it would push the envelope a bit regarding the flavors, but I will definitely get this again.

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Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.21 out of 5 based on 5,793 ratings.
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