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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,745 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,745
Reviews: 1,147
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 3,315
Gots: 1,287 | FT: 50
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This intensely hopped and gushing undead pale ale will be one's only respite after the zombie apocalypse. Created with our marvelous friends in the comic industry. Art by Tim Seeley.

60 IBU

Formerly known as Cenotaph: A medium bodied single hop beer showcasing Citra hops from the Yakima Valley, USA.

(Beer added by: hansgruber on 12-09-2010)
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Photo of Gth_1999
2/5  rDev -56.7%

Gth_1999, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of clozier22
2.08/5  rDev -55%

clozier22, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of MrHadack
2.15/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 5 | overall: 1

Great beer!

But it is not an American Pale Ale. Too hoppy for style classification. Disqualified.

Really, people. Pay attention to style. Styles have meanings and characteristics for the purpose of judging. Three floyds calls this an APA when it is an IPA based on the IBU and other criteria. Judging this to be a 100 in the world of American Pale Ales is like saying the best type of apple in the world is a banana. If you don't pay attention to style parameters you shouldn't be judging any beers at all, because otherwise all we're doing here is telling the world what your OPINION is of a specific beer, and frankly, I don't care about your opinion if you can't even compare a beer against its supposed style guidelines.

MrHadack, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of consumerjim
2.25/5  rDev -51.3%

consumerjim, May 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -45.9%

dman127, Jun 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -45.9%

tdrumm22, Jul 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -45.9%

Jweibley, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of Circles413
2.91/5  rDev -37%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This is an okay beer. It's definitely not worth the hype that TF has made. I've tried it a few times & I just wasn't blown away. I've had other APA's/IPA's that I can say are much better. It's not a bad beer, but I wouldn't put it within my top 10 beers of all time.

Circles413, Feb 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

MyTBeerDrinker, Dec 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

GDBEERMAN, Sep 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

MiracleWhale, Jul 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

stupac2, Jan 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

ejm3, Feb 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of Shanin
3/5  rDev -35.1%

Shanin, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

MisterKilderkin, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

jaidenjb, May 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

Brunite, Jan 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

HopFace, May 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

jeremy3311, Dec 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

BriMaster56, Feb 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

nkelley77, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of smmeier819
3/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

If this beer was a college basketball team, it would be on the verge of getting upset by some lesser appreciated beer that you can get at any local store, with all the kids in the cheering section screaming "overrated." Seriously, I waited for this?

Maybe it was the first beer or one of the first to showcase citra hops, and to burst the crap out of it with flavor additions up the wazoo, but flash forward to 2014 and it's just a regular old pale ale that is as ubiquitous in flavor as it is pretentious in notoriety.

smmeier819, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of ChocolateJesus
3/5  rDev -35.1%

ChocolateJesus, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of ChuckThat
3/5  rDev -35.1%

ChuckThat, Dec 09, 2011
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,745 ratings.