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RATINGS: 1647   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FriarHop (122) - Long Beach, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Can't believe this one's a wheat! Big lemony, hop burst of flavor. Amazing malt profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (613) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3155) - 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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vikingguy (968) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1812) - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Trich (4) - - OCT 23, 2015 does not count
Delicious beer that is very easy to drink. Doesn't remind me of a traditional wheat beer because it has so much flavor and has a uniquely delicious aftertaste that sticks around just long enough to so you can reflect on how amazing that last sip was. Cloudy amber-gold when poured into a standard glass. It has a flavorful aroma of hops and citrus. Compared to most wheat beers, it was pleasantly more "hoppy" and had a more citrusy and grassy flavor. Went down smooth and always led me to wanting more. It's too bad the store I go to limits the amount of 3 Floyd's you can buy to one six pack per person.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1472) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Pours a cloudy golden amber with a modest fluffy head. Great lacing in my snifter at home. Aroma is pine, citrus, cereal, and dank basement. Taste is dank pine forest, citrus, cereal grains. Solid carb and medium to light body. Crisp and flavorful. Well done.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (930) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - SEP 12, 2015
How long have I been wanting to try Gumballhead? Too damn long in my estimation. But man was it worth the wait. Iíve never had Wheat Ale with so many hops used so brilliantly. The Amarillo hops add a spicy, dank element to the earthy, bright yeast. Lest those flavors become too challenging, thereís plenty of bread-like, mildly fruity flavors and citrus notes. Thereís never been a wheat brew quite like this one. Itís refreshing and totally original. Easy to see why so many people love this Three Floyds beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (1160) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - SEP 11, 2015
(Thanks, Gene! "Travlr") Bottle. A- Pineapple, citrus, lemon, wheat, slightly funky, bread. A- Yellow color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Citrus, pine, wheat, bready. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, complex finish. O- Unlike any wheat ale Iíve had. Somehow it managed to be quite complex and full of flavor. Everything works together so well, I wouldnít call it a perfect beer but itís hard to find anything I didnít like about it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
malkyore (310) - - SEP 8, 2015
Have you ever laid under a willow tree near a wheat field on a warm summer day. No one around as far as you can see, just you laying there... This is the perfect beer for that situation. The perfect calm. Like a warm cup of chamomile tea. Itís bewildering. Like vacation in a glass. Three floyds rarely messes around when it comes to making a statement, and this goes well beyond.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Krej (185) - USA - SEP 8, 2015
Well yeah this is a three Floydís beer so if you were to flip a coin on whether or not itís a good beer you can almost guarantee it is. They donít really fuck around considering they play ren and stimpy in their brewery. That said they do make some shitty beers sometimes, but this is not one of those. Those is one of the best beers Iíve ever had. If itís ever available I male a point to get it because it is so good. I FUCKING love gumball head and thatís all their is to it. PS Iím drunk as shit

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