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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,206 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 6,206
Reviews: 1,109
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,065
Gots: 1,024 | FT: 39
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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nasastrums

New York

4.25/5  rDev -8%

05-15-2013 20:26:18 | More by nasastrums
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jwk7324

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-15-2013 18:21:56 | More by jwk7324
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Reggae4203

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-15-2013 04:25:05 | More by Reggae4203
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OleDixie

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-15-2013 01:56:18 | More by OleDixie
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illy0sis

Texas

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-14-2013 22:08:07 | More by illy0sis
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phillybeerfreak

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-14-2013 21:01:29 | More by phillybeerfreak
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Ethan-UF

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-14-2013 18:39:55 | More by Ethan-UF
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SonOfOdin

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-14-2013 18:37:47 | More by SonOfOdin
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

05-14-2013 16:50:57 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-14-2013 16:32:34 | More by Jordy777
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BeastLU

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-14-2013 15:43:33 | More by BeastLU
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

3.94/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass , almost an orange color with a one finger head and nice lacing

The nose is sweet and malty with hints of citrus , pine and earthy tones

Super mouthfeel on this beer with just the right amount of carbonation , goes down so smooth

The taste is super hop forward , the malt kind of comes through in the middle the the malt and the bitterness comes through at the end.

This is just wonderful , the flavors are all so complex but come together so nicely and make for one hell of a brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 14:45:39 | More by ubenumber2
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earlholman

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-14-2013 13:26:07 | More by earlholman
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bainard

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

05-14-2013 05:38:20 | More by bainard
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4amepiphany

Illinois

4.69/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Drinking a fresh one right now as I review this.

I'll never forget the first time I had this. I was new to craft beers, though I knew what to look out for. As a noob, I found myself taking sip after sip of my glass, getting a lot of flavor, but not enough of it, so I wanted more.

Living in IL, I take ZD for granted sometimes, as FFF releases it whenever they can. I don't hunt for it all the time, but when it's on sale at the brew pub, or if I see it on a shelf, it's a special treat.

I'm a single hop guy, I like to experience the pure flavor of a single hop in all its glory. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy complex beers, but that can get very subjective at some point.

It looks wonderful for an APA. a bright amber hue, head that sticks to all sides of your glass, never liquefying, but clinging on as proof to the solidity of this beer. It smells rich. It smells of that signature FFF taste. It tastes of the signature FFF beer, but with a sweet citrus that seems to fight with the bitter finish. Crisp. Refreshing. Sits on the palate for just the right amount of time. Lingering. Begging for another sip. The mouthfeel is medium, just enough to not be chewing gum. So you want more.

I'm biased. Citra and Mosaic are my favorite hop variety. But if you enjoy citra, This is worth seeking out. You'll need the whole six pack.

Serving type: on-tap

05-14-2013 04:57:33 | More by 4amepiphany
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zestar

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-14-2013 03:01:23 | More by zestar
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tyelton2

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-13-2013 23:45:50 | More by tyelton2
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UncleBart91

Indiana

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

No other APA like it out there . Ordered on draft at Sonka's pub in Terre Haute, IN. I heard from a few different sources though, that this beer has been completely sold out in TH and the brewery ran out of ZB ingredients for the year. I guess I'll have to wait til next year :( FFF does it again with a top quality beer. Cheers!

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 21:03:10 | More by UncleBart91
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tvl89

Texas

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

Holy s**t! First of all I would like to thank beergod1 for the trade! Your package will arrive soon buddy!

This beer is awesome, and I don't think there are words to describe how awesome this beer is! Please drive ir get a partner who can send you this beer of gods to you! It's a must try! Everything about zombie dust is perfect! I am planning on moving to Munster, Indiana after this experience!

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 19:49:19 | More by tvl89
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Absolut

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-13-2013 18:46:14 | More by Absolut
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nesarebad

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle, no freshness date. Bottle courtesy of bjohnston, thanks Brian!

A - Pours a cloudy dark amber, fluffy thick three finger head. Sticky lacing lingers throughout as I drink the beer.

S - Lots of tropical and citrus fruits, very strong nose. No apparent malts in the nose, definitely very unique for the style and trending towards IPA.

T - Oh wow, am I drinking fruit or am I drinking fruit. A lot of orange peel, mango, kiwi, and even orange juice itself. Definitely does not drink like a pale ale, where the typical biscuity malt backbone would be expected. To a fault, this throws it to the side of being unbalanced.

M - Heavier than a typical APA, but had no issues with drinking multiple in a night. Not too sticky or heavy on the tongue.

Overall, I would have to say this is the best APA I have ever had, but not to say that it is traditional in any sense. A wonderful explosion of juiciness I would love to have again in the future.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 18:38:11 | More by nesarebad
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BeerSnob1022

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-13-2013 15:38:39 | More by BeerSnob1022
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IPAFan521

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-13-2013 12:50:35 | More by IPAFan521
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ControlledBurn

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-13-2013 03:55:03 | More by ControlledBurn
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pk18

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-13-2013 01:49:46 | More by pk18
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,206 ratings.