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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,187 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,187
Reviews: 1,109
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,052
Gots: 1,015 | FT: 40
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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Mullen2525

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-21-2013 14:02:20 | More by Mullen2525
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BucBasil

South Carolina

4.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured on tap into an imperial pint at the brewpub in Munster.

A: Very orange, very cloudy with 2 fingers of offwhite head. Looks great.

S: This is one you can smell from a distance - very very fresh, extremely citrusy, juicy, and somewhat floral.

T: Almost IPA, but with a bit more of a sweetness to it. Honey and citrus running together over a bit of bread. The taste is solid and strong but not at all overwhelming. When it hits your palate it explodes with flavor and then washes away clean. Super drinakable.

Overall a great beer as its reputation shows. Definitely not overrated. Huge huge flavor and character from an American Pale Ale. Not too in your face but with huge flavor.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2013 08:14:04 | More by BucBasil
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

08-21-2013 02:26:47 | More by Casey3236
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ianroodt

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-20-2013 22:46:13 | More by ianroodt
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musicman7070

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

08-20-2013 18:25:24 | More by musicman7070
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-20-2013 17:51:01 | More by jbdpsu82
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nick_asian

Nevada

4.83/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Great hazy apricot-ish orange looking shade. Head is a bit off white.

S: Just an awesome balance of hops, grapefruit, pineapple, and toast.

T: Pretty much everything from the nose transfers over. Get a bit of booze in the finish that rolls into a kind of almond nuttiness. Carbonation is SUPER balanced. Finish just likes to linger.

M: Solid medium body. Really smooth. A little oily, but it fades quickly.

O: EXTREMELY balanced and bold, especially for being a pale ale. I'm going to have to go to Munster/Chicago for some more sometime soon.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 08:42:15 | More by nick_asian
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Dicers

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

08-20-2013 01:03:11 | More by Dicers
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jdhowe

California

4.6/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle poured into Societe glass. Thanks to bcm75 for making this happen!

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with a half finger of cream-colored head, which quickly dissipates to a ring a mottled film. Spotty lacing is left down the glass.

S: Tons of citrusy hop-forward character and a little bit of a sweet malt giving off an almost cotton candy aroma. Plenty of grapefruit.

T/M: This hits the tongue with a little bit of citrusy zest and a crisp, well carbonated, medium mouthfeel. Citrusy hop character swells over the course of the sip, finishing lightly bitter with a nice citric note. Malt is sweet almost like candy, but not overwhelming... very good. Incredibly drinkable. The carbonation in this beer is prickly and at just the right level. Taste is full of citrusy hop character, but is never overwhelming.

O: A really great beer. Much like with Pliny the Elder as the pinnacle of its style, I am not overwhelmed by any one thing about this beer (excepting that the mouthfeel is absolutely perfect). It's just a very well crafted beer all around with no major flaws, and that goes a really long way. I would drink this very frequently if I had regular access to it.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 00:56:57 | More by jdhowe
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StoutSlut

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -29.7%

08-20-2013 00:07:38 | More by StoutSlut
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davet100

Virginia

4.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Recently sampled on a trip to Chicago. What can I say, definitely lived up to the hype! Extremely drinkable, and wonderfully well-balanced hop forward pale ale. The citra hops are profiled with expert precision with those tropical notes on exhibition from the smell through every sip. This beer is a real work of art, very much worth seeking out.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2013 20:10:35 | More by davet100
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OtisCampbell

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-19-2013 19:55:26 | More by OtisCampbell
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-19-2013 17:55:21 | More by richkrull
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ooms

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

08-19-2013 17:30:29 | More by ooms
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flyasalt

New York

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-19-2013 14:47:19 | More by flyasalt
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traviswhillier

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-19-2013 03:12:56 | More by traviswhillier
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Wrex68

Washington

5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Overall a Great beer. Bright clear orange/amber color and an aroma that reminded me of peeling an orange. Light mouthfeel and excellent strong hop and citrus flavor doesn't have a lingering coppery taste that I've noticed in some ipa's or dipa's. hands down best ipa/pale ale I've ever had the pleasure of tasting.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 20:01:15 | More by Wrex68
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zenithberwyn

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-18-2013 19:53:17 | More by zenithberwyn
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SFACRKnight

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

08-18-2013 13:57:15 | More by SFACRKnight
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instinct2

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-18-2013 12:55:32 | More by instinct2
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HisBoyElroy

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

08-18-2013 04:42:35 | More by HisBoyElroy
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy amber color with a creamy head. Smell is divine and taste is hoppy but not overpowering. This beer is worth the hype and should be at the very top of any list for any serious beer drinkers . Three Floyds never disappoints and this shows it masterfully.
Try it if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 02:01:44 | More by edhizdeid
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JohnG190

New York

4.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a slightly hazy amber with billowy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Good lacing. It looks like a world class ale in the glass. The nose is all hops. Intense tropical fruit aromas with a whiff of grass and lemon. Bitterness at the front of the palate gives way to a malty middle that finishes with a floral, lemony hoppiness. Light bodied with great carbonation make this a very refreshing pale. Overall this a well crafted pale, complexity to rival the best DIPAs on BA with an ABV low enough to make it just about sessionable, a most impressive achievement. Thanks Xthul!

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 22:03:57 | More by JohnG190
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Hazy reddish orange color with a nice 2" just off white head tons of lacing. The soft foam fills above the rim of the glass and leaves a small crater

S - Tropical fruits, grapefruit, just smells so juicy! Nice citra hop aroma

T - I like how they use the word "gushing" in the description of this beer, because that is exactly what I think of when trying to describe the taste. It is loaded with citra hop but its so well balanced it does not leave any unpleasantness at all.

M - Refreshing, but full of flavor, not too much alcohol, probably the perfect amount for an IPA / APA in my opinion.

Label art is probably the coolest out there. Like a page from a comic book, except shiny metallic! Since I live roughly an hour from the brewery, this is frequently stocked at my house. I just love this beer. I know perfect scores should be very hard to come by, but this beer is what changed my outlook on beer forever. I have read by some that this beer is overrated, but it is truly the best single IPA i have ever had, and what is even more amazing is that I can get it regularly. Thank you 3F!

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 22:03:54 | More by Chibeerguy1
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bmmortale

Maryland

5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-17-2013 12:35:18 | More by bmmortale
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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