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Three Floyds Gumballhead Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Three Floyds Gumballhead Clone
Three Floyds Gumballhead Clone
Three Floyds Gumballhead Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: American Wheat Beer
Target ABV: 5.6%
Target IBUs: 35
4.5/ 5

User Rating
82 total ratings



Brewed with Amarillo hops.

Posted July 14, 2013 by


All Grain American Wheat Beer Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a hoppy American Wheat Beer, similar to Three Floyds Gumballhead. Crisp and refreshing with flavors or orange citrus and grapefruit. Moderate hop bitterness.



6.5  lbs Pale 2-Row

5 lbs Red Wheat Malt

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Amarillo 9%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Amarillo 9%a, 15 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale  or Wyeast 1056 American Ale 

Dry-Hop: 1 oz. Amarillo – whole leaf

Other: 1 lb Rice Hulls (to help with sticky wheat mash)


Mash all grains with rice hulls mixed in, for 1 hour at 150 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees for 5-7 days.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 3 weeks. Add dry-hops for the last 7 days.

One User Review

  1. Avatar of Sputnam

    a 3.5 from me means I really liked the beer, glad I made it but probably won’t make it again. That said, I really like the grain bill. I am looking forward to using that and changing the hops. I could dedicating a tap to that.


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