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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

5,967 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,967
Reviews: 1,102
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 2,937
Gots: 938 | 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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pauljunk

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-16-2013 17:24:28 | More by pauljunk
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.73/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours slightly hazy amber with about 1.5 fingers of eggshell head. Head doesn't really go anywhere. Just kind of sits around patiently as if it's saying, "take your time. I'll wait." Also, some of the best bottle art out there!

Smells potent and hop heavy. Nose reminds me of Two-Hearted, but sweeter--strange considering each use a different single-hop variety. Very fruity (I'm thinking the sweetness is pineapple and the bitterness is grapefruit). Very inviting. Let's enjoy...

Sweet, rich, well-rounded, and very deep brew. It hits all parts of my palate with different sensations. Sweet and juicy on the front; a little bitter, floral, and resinous on the middle; a sweet (candi sugar)/spicy (black pepper) kick on the back. What an interesting flavor. There is also a bitter-sweet aftertaste that is very pleasant.

The mouthfeel is light/medium and very crisp. Extremely drinkable. A little bit of resin rests on the tongue after each drink. It keeps you coming back for more.

Overall...Yeah, I understand the hype. Definitely one of the best APAs (or IPAs depending how you categorize it) I've had. However, it didn't blow my head off and completely change my perspective on beer. Honestly, I don't think any beer can match the high expectations set for ZD. Still, it's awesome. Simply fantastic. Superb. So. Fucking. Good.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 15:06:27 | More by lunarbrew
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Lewie8619

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-16-2013 13:51:45 | More by Lewie8619
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Dag87

California

4.46/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had my first taste of this tonight 4/15 and now I want more.

Pours a nice golden color with an ivory head.

Aroma of hops, citrus, and freshness.

Nice hoppy flavor smooth finish just a slight hint of bitterness after warming a bit.

I will be on the look out for more of this.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 04:05:14 | More by Dag87
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-16-2013 03:46:45 | More by FUwolfpacker
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-16-2013 03:17:12 | More by drgonzo2k2
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BeakDabbler

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-16-2013 02:21:29 | More by BeakDabbler
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smccann

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-16-2013 01:23:04 | More by smccann
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mjc3151

Illinois

4.91/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle purchased as part of a 24-pack case at Three Floyds Brewpub in Munster, Indiana.

I know this might be a Pale Ale to hop-crazy FFF, but to most people this is a straight-up IPA so I reviewed it as such.

A - Looks like a typical IPA with that golden amber color. A slight head forms, but not too much, which is what beers should have. This implies a proper level of carbonation.

S - breathtaking smell of hops - this is why i love IPAs (and brewing beer)

T - citrus flavor, hops are detected but not overpowering, just a perfect blend of malts and hops to make a solidly balanced IPA.

M - Perfect carbonation level. I feel a slight tingle on my tongue as I detect the carbonation, but the beer is smooth and goes down easy.

O - How much do I like this beer? Let's just say that about once every two months my dad and I drive to Munster and purchase four 24-pack cases. This is one of my favorite beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 00:46:00 | More by mjc3151
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-15-2013 15:26:50 | More by KVNBGRY
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NickHerrmann

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-15-2013 15:25:26 | More by NickHerrmann
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dwagner003

California

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

Popped open a 3-week old Zombie Dust and poured it into a Three Floyds teku glass.. Obviously. The beer is a beautiful orange color with a wonderful floral, hoppy smell. It is the perfect balance of sweet and bitter hoppiness, with citrusy notes and a smooth finish. I could honestly drink this every night and not get sick of it. That's how good it is. Lives up to the hype. No doubt. Definitely one of the best beers I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 14:55:20 | More by dwagner003
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fortheunheard

New York

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-15-2013 12:09:22 | More by fortheunheard
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MShirokov

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -29.7%

04-15-2013 11:37:15 | More by MShirokov
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -13.4%

04-15-2013 04:28:39 | More by BrownAleMale
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-15-2013 03:03:41 | More by outoffocus
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-14-2013 16:07:34 | More by DiscLizard
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Darklight

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-14-2013 16:02:33 | More by Darklight
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smb4087

Michigan

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-14-2013 03:39:56 | More by smb4087
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aLenwell

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -18.8%

04-14-2013 03:31:15 | More by aLenwell
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teeeebs

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -18.8%

04-13-2013 23:47:34 | More by teeeebs
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tallhophead

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-13-2013 22:29:40 | More by tallhophead
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Dogzbone

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2013 20:15:05 | More by Dogzbone
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afallon86

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-13-2013 10:40:24 | More by afallon86
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Turney

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-13-2013 05:03:00 | More by Turney
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 5,967 ratings.