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RATINGS: 1653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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An American Wheat Beer brewed with red wheat and boat loads of amarillo hops gives this summer brew a lemony finish. The slight haze in the bottle is from the bottle-conditioning, where yeast is added to the bottle for a secondary fermentation. Gumballhead is a Skingraft Comics hero. Check out Skingraft Comics and Records at www.skingraftrecords.com. Cheers!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavoleBomb (1744) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Poured into a weizen glass. 4.0 A: Clear golden yellow color. Two fingers of pillowy white head. Retention is very good and a finger of lacing is left. 4.5 S: This smells amazing. Fresh, resiny hoppiness smashes your senses. It really does smell like there are actual hops in the glass. Big citrus featuring lemon and lime. Neutral wheat and maybe the slightest touch of cat piss. Dank and stanky the way it should be. The only things missing are the wheat ale flavors. Thereís nothing in terms of spiciness, banana, or bubblegum. Well, maybe there is, but itís impossible to detect through the hops. 3.5 T: The taste is markedly less hoppy than the nose, but thereís still quite a bit in there. Mild to moderate bitterness, citrusy lemon and grassy hoppiness. Neutral wheat with perhaps a touch peachy fruitiness. Itís good, but neither the malts or hops are really impressive. 3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lacking some of the creamy chewiness that tends to come with wheat brews. The filtering of this brew may not have done it any favors. 3.5 D: Very strong start, but ultimately came up short where it counts. Itís still a fine brew and the nose is amazing enough to revisit again and again. ★ 1,250 characters DavoleBomb, Sep 18, 2015

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michcam8 (443) - Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Hazy golden glow with a fluffy white head. Aroma of nice citrusy hops and light grain. Taste is a light malt grain, citrus lemon flavor, but not over-the-top, and biscuit. Lingers on the tongue with sweetness, slight bitterness, and light fruits. Very nice wheat ale! Bottled 1 week ago. Highly recommend to others!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (3331) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle from Dale. While not a huge fan of American wheat ales, this one could convert me. Smooth and delicious, mildly creamy. Bready, but in a good way. Soft and silky. Solid throughout.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jeffbigD (132) - - DEC 11, 2015
What a delicious concoction. A beautiful mixture of hops and grains. Highly recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyWolfFloyd (860) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Aroma - wheat, some light fruit, citrus, bubblegum, and hops Appearance - hazy gold color with a white head. Taste - grapefruit, some pine, coriander spice, with with wheat and some caramel. Palate - full body, sauve texture, lively carbonation, and bitter finish. Not what I associate with the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (1545) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 27, 2015
On draft at Three Floyds after the Bourbon County debacle in Chicago. The pour is a crystal clear gold color with a nice thin white head and a couple spots of lace as it falls to a nice collar. The aroma is really good. There is a nice floral hop dominance that really takes this up a notch. No wheat is present, and I'm okay with that. There is a nice citrus that carries itself out to the back end. The flavor is pretty good as well. There is a light citrus that lends itself throughout the flavor and a nice grassiness kind of takes over. The wheat does poke through on the back end and it takes a little away, but it is a wheat ale. The mouth feel is nice and well carbonated with a lingeringly light bitterness and a little wheat. It's good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (776) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Aroma is incredible. Lots of wonderful floral hops, wheat, mostly just a garden of flowers. Appearance is straw yellow, white head, see through. Taste is real nice, the hops are very present while not overpowering the beer, blending nicely with the wheat and even offering a citrus peel of some kind, my guess is lemon or maybe lemongrass. Mouthfeel is crisp, light body and medium carbonation. Overall, I never go for wheat ales because the bulk of them I?ve had have been too bland and flavorless, but I would certainly revisit this. Outstanding.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3320) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2015
Light opaque yellow, off-white lacing foam head. Light fruity aroma, light bitter taste, some lemon tones present. Fresh beer indeed. (Velp 201511)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (996) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Cloudy yellow with thick white head. Aroma is fruity and a bit dank. Taste: wheaty, fruity, a little toasty and biscuity. Not your average wheat ale. More body and wonderfully malty and just enough spicy hops to lend balance. Very good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1896) - Missouri, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Tap - small foamy head, hazy pale straw color, good size earthy/grassy hop aroma and flavor, mild wheat backbone, good overall


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