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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,459 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,459
Reviews: 1,128
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,217
Gots: 1,157 | FT: 45
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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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.46/5  rDev -3.5%

Aroma is super Citra, almost minty. Very juicy and fresh, and dank. Miles of hop, and juuust barely enough malt to hold it up and keep a balance. Lemon, orange, and bright zesty herbs. Flavor is loaded with juicy citrus, light pine, and zesty brisk herbs. Very nice smooth and prickly mouthfeel. Quite swirlable and some kind of juicy explosion in the mouth. Stinkier hop presence as it warms up. A delight for the having...

10-03-2013 23:53:49 | More by tastybeer
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voodoofish65usf

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-03-2013 18:59:37 | More by voodoofish65usf
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RobDB

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-03-2013 18:21:39 | More by RobDB
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joeponte

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-03-2013 17:34:57 | More by joeponte
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awixson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

10-03-2013 16:59:40 | More by awixson
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rcostell03

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-03-2013 16:58:18 | More by rcostell03
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TonyJ815

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-03-2013 13:39:35 | More by TonyJ815
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -8%

10-03-2013 12:37:35 | More by Brewski
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GeriatricMistress

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-03-2013 12:02:22 | More by GeriatricMistress
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BeerDrinkingRhino

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-03-2013 02:25:04 | More by BeerDrinkingRhino
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Stoutlad

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-02-2013 21:30:26 | More by Stoutlad
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Tacobeer

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-02-2013 17:34:43 | More by Tacobeer
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IWannaEatFood

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

10-02-2013 16:30:22 | More by IWannaEatFood
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matto4444

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -8%

10-02-2013 15:45:30 | More by matto4444
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -8%

10-02-2013 15:35:09 | More by Kmlund
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Parker9000

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-02-2013 11:30:36 | More by Parker9000
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TSpartan4

Florida

5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-02-2013 07:13:48 | More by TSpartan4
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

Enjoyed thanks to the generosity of SammyJaxxxx out of a 12 oz brown bottle. No dating that I can locate. Poured into a 16 oz nonic style tumbler.

Appearance - An aggressive pour yields a finger and a half of soapy chiffon colored foam. It's sudsy and heavy looking and sits atop a glowing orange peel colored body. Slight haze from the chill and an amber shadow hovers beneath the head with spun gold highlights. Retention is great as the larger bubbles slowly burst and the center begins to sink, leaving light sheets of lacing on the sides of the glass that eventually fade to sparse residue.

Smell - Bright and aromatic with citrus notes of orange, tangelo, starfruit and even mango. I've head a lot about this functionally being an IPA, but the aroma lacks some of the pungency that I would expect from an IPA. As is, it just smells like a pale ale, but with an intoxicating complexity that doesn't overpower. After the citrus clears, you are left with pine and garden herbs, especially thyme or perhaps basil.

Taste - My first swig is hard to stop, it's so clean and bright. It reminds me of fruit juice, but with no sweetness other than a faint aftertaste of light biscuit and shortbread. Again, citrus is on full display, but without the mouth wallop that often comes with an IPA. As it warms, the initially faint bitter aftertaste becomes more pronounced, balancing well with the fruity citrus. Here the pine is still detectable, but more faint than in the aroma.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied and juicy, with carbonation on the light side of moderate. Slightly bitter finish.

Overall, a beer that came with a great deal hype, and one that comes about as close as something can come to living up to it's own massive reputation. I'm especially impressed at how they managed to get big hop flavor on display without turning this into a full-bore IPA flavor profile. It managed to have depth and yet still be light. If only it were easier to get...

10-02-2013 04:32:08 | More by LambicPentameter
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BigDaveLB

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-02-2013 02:30:45 | More by BigDaveLB
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steevbr

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

10-02-2013 01:36:32 | More by steevbr
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jme015

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

10-01-2013 21:33:56 | More by jme015
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hpthebull

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-01-2013 21:25:54 | More by hpthebull
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MattFoley

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-01-2013 18:32:01 | More by MattFoley
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

10-01-2013 15:14:18 | More by Chris77McGrath
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Kevin72

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

10-01-2013 11:03:03 | More by Kevin72
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,459 ratings.