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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,122 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,122
Reviews: 1,105
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,018
Gots: 996 | FT: 41
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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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -29.7%

06-30-2013 18:55:40 | More by LoveStout
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JimmyVortex

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -29.7%

06-14-2014 19:14:32 | More by JimmyVortex
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cgentzkow

California

3.25/5  rDev -29.7%

06-04-2013 04:25:30 | More by cgentzkow
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Doodlesby

Indiana

3.28/5  rDev -29%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to a Tsauce2 who got a co-worker of mine a six pack from the 3floyds.

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams Pint glass

Zombie Dust has a glowing orange appearance. The head quickly dissipates and less than a millimeter of foam is left around the edge of the top of the beer.

The scents I've picked up from this beer include lots of citrus fruits, lemon, grapefruit, orange.

Taste is pretty good with only a slight touch of bitterness that doesn't linger long enough to throw off the overall taste of the brew. All the citrus components in the scent are there with the taste as well. The alcohol is hidden very well also.

Mouthfeel is easy going down, very smooth and velvety for an APA.

Overall- I enjoyed this brew but I didn't really find anything too incredibly special about it. I enjoy most of the beers this brewery puts out but all the hype I've heard about Zombie Dust just didn't live up to my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 05:09:00 | More by Doodlesby
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.4/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, the beer poured a copper color leaving a generous slightly off-white head. The aroma immediately tells you this is Three Floyds. The mildy skunky hop aroma is very present. It made me anxious to experience what the buzz is about Zombie Dust.

The initial taste is slightly peppery, though this quickly yields to citrusy flavors such as orange rind and pineapple. This melts into a dry aftertaste with a mild hoppy flavor. It seemed to me that I have had something like this before. It reminds me of Gumball Head, but without the sweetness of a wheat beer. Of course the hop profile is similar, as it has the distinct Three Floyds Hoppiness.

For an APA, this is a good beer. On the other hand, it amazes me the way this beer is impossible for many people to find. As far as being an APA, there is nothing particularly unique or special. It is a little above average.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2012 02:09:06 | More by JohnnyHopps
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OttoPeeWee

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

To be fair I do not care for really hoppy beers. If you want a real craft beer from FFF try Ragnarok. Not bad, but just too much hops to malt ratio for my taste buds. Seems after 1-2 years it will age like fine wine. If you like hops offer me a trade!

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2011 01:51:41 | More by OttoPeeWee
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.45/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Zombie Dust on tap at Pony Bar, New York City.

Appearance: Served in an 8-oz glass, the Dust comes with barely any head, and what's there dies almost instantly, leaving only a white rim around the glass. Very transparent amber/orange color. reminds me of Nugget Nectar (but not as good). Low carbonation but great lacing.

Smell: Enticing mild sweetness, floral. Honeysuckle. Some malt, dripping honey. Barbeque ribs and a faint savoriness. A bit of tropics (mango?). Nice enough, but far from amazing.

Taste: Again, rather uninspiring. Thin, watery finish. Alright bitterness all around, with some stinging hops here and there. Dry, tart at the end of the sip. The Citra hops are mellow, hard to discern. A bit of warm orange juice and bread- breakfast beer!

Mouthfeel: Medium-to-low body, low carbonation. Balanced but on the boring side, unremarkable. Booze does come through when warm.

Overall: Drinkable, crisp, refreshing. But... whatever. This sure ain't the best APA I have had. As far as single-hop beers go, I have had better. For an outstanding APA, check out Hill Farmstead's Edward.

---Note: Had Zombie on tap at Three Floyds. Much better, fresher, rounder. Still, not the best APA I've had.

Serving type: on-tap

07-19-2011 05:28:17 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

06-16-2013 03:51:36 | More by ValpoExpo
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

03-16-2012 00:56:54 | More by 13esd
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Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

01-27-2013 00:43:51 | More by bashiba
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Spamsammich

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

02-11-2012 23:35:13 | More by Spamsammich
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

01-21-2013 01:44:20 | More by planbee
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,122 ratings.