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Gumballhead | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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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
Ranking:
#1,048
Reviews:
1,566
Ratings:
5,884
pDev:
10.24%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
939
Gots:
1,358
Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,884 |  Reviews: 1,566
Photo of dsm45
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours pale but develops into a peachy glow with a fluffy 2 finger head in the snifter.

Aromas are kind of faint but consist of orange, orange peel, lemon zest, and slight earthy wheat.

Flavor is hoppy to start with hints of lemongrass and orange peel, following with a crisp cracker, tangerine, and wait for it...freaking gumball. It's so crazy how the finish is like I just spit out a gumball. That really thin, fruity, paper thin gum from the ball at the candy globe. It's great! Especially right away at the head.

Feel is crisp, clean, slightly oily, with a semi-dry finish.

Overall, I'm regretting not getting more. This beer just kills it for a wheat pale. Love it.

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Photo of Jstarr2517
4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smcel371
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMikeLovesBeer
4.82/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of beerguy04
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an amber color with a finger width white head with lots of lacing. Smell is of tangerines. Taste is similar with a pine aftertaste. Mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing. Light bodied beer. Overall, love this wheat beer.

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Photo of GameOfBeers
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of clager
3.78/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This Regional and sought after Brewer never misses the mark. This wheat beer is another fine example of their quality craftsmanship and delightful taste making abilities.

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Photo of jonbonfondle
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HermitDan
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcooper0027
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JayGarrison
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FyreStorm
4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Richter525
3.74/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJSFS
4.42/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.27/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle purchased 8/15/17 at brewery.

L: 1F+ head with good retention. Leaves lots of lacing and a cap and ring. Beer is a clear amber.

S: Lots of orange, tangerine notes and wheat malt.

T: Light citrus in the form of orange, tangerine, and lime. Wheat malt gives solid body, but keeps it light.

F: Light bodied, decent zippy carbonation. Good construction and balance. Clean and crisp.

O: Nice wheat IPA. Wouldn't call it a session, but definitely in that realm.

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Photo of badgerbeer1
4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! Not usually a fan of wheat beers but this One is best i have had. Great scents, great taste and simply fun, enjoyable beer. I would take this over a zombiedust any day!

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Photo of DareOfTheHog
3.03/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerAmbassador
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.97/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grupatre
4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wafers
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bcrossan
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 5,884 ratings
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