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Gumballhead | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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5,885 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: 5,885 |  Reviews: 1,566
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

Appearance: Golden yellow, ample white head, though dissipates quickly.

Aroma: Orange, lemon...typical citrus of the amarillos they put in there.

Taste: Citrus orange and lemon hits you first. The wheat comes through surprisingly well for this hop bomb. Definitely fresh hop taste, you can almost taste the hop oils.

Mouthfeel: Medium body backs up the hop bite very well. Not overly bitter. Oiliness seems to come across more on the back of the tongue.

Drinkability: Definitely wouldn't have issues slamming down a couple of these brews.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
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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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.07/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a yellowish cloudy golden with a thick frothy head that sticks around nicely. Very clean smell. Fresh cut grass with some pine and wheat notes. Some lemon or manderine orange is in there too. Wheat beers are usually not my favorite. I usually find them kind of bland with an aftertaste that doesn't do much for me. This beer has great flavor. There is a twang from the wheat that is blended nicely by a sweet toasty caramel flavor. Very nice pine and grapefruit bite at the finish reminded me somewhat of Seirra Nevada Pale Ale. Very nice crisp bitterness in this beer. More of thick creamy mouthfeel than you get from most wheats. I've heard about how good this stuff is for years, but this is the first time I've gotten around to try it. Good stuff. The other five bottles won't last long.

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4.28/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.61/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Gumballhead from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 5,885 ratings
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