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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,168 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,168
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,042
Gots: 1,013 | 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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andant

New York

5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-02-2013 04:20:17 | More by andant
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Mcgruff

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

03-01-2013 22:46:46 | More by Mcgruff
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

4.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

First Zombie Dust, its about 2 months old.

A: Pours a deep amber golden color. About a 2 finger light khaki head.

S: Wow, cant believe this is a pale ale. Getting a ton of sweet citrus grapefruit with a smack of hops to finish. Really reminds me of some DIPAs on the nose. Blown away on the aroma with this being a pale ale.

T: Pretty bitter citrus with some tropical fruits coming in. Very sweet similar to Hopslam IMO. The hops have noticeably faded a bit.

M: Medium bodied, heavy carbonation with a bitter dry clean finish. Slight sweetness coats the mouth.

O: Fantastic world class beer. Lives up to the hype even if the clouds didn't part and the angels sing when I drank it.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 15:16:15 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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tcampbel1

Oregon

5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-01-2013 09:55:13 | More by tcampbel1
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Naters333

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

03-01-2013 07:34:20 | More by Naters333
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SirBentham

California

4.73/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Golden, Hazy orange with a thick head.

S: Grapefruit and hops jump out

T: Bitter with a lot of citrus jumping out. Very much like a single IPA. Long aftertaste with a bit of caramel.

M: Highly carbonated, which is the most notable difference from your standard IPA.

O: This may be the best APA I've ever had. It's between this and Russian River's "Row 2 Hill 56". As much hops as a single IPA. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 06:15:24 | More by SirBentham
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foodie9791

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

03-01-2013 03:21:22 | More by foodie9791
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M1k3y

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +8.2%

03-01-2013 03:20:01 | More by M1k3y
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alpinebryant

Connecticut

4.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a golden hazy orange with a massive white head and sticky white foamy lacing all around the glass for most of the beer.

S: Aromas of sticky sweet ruby red grapefruit and pine, medium caramel scent

T: Super bitter with a citrus profile. Very pleasant aroma profile with an underlying bitterness that basically makes this an IPA. At 6.4% its teetering on the edge of IPA, but whatever, just a classification anyway. Very well rounded with bitterness, aroma hops, and caramel flavors. The largest downside I get out of here is the earthy aftertaste that is rather mineral intense and tannic. Light caramelization is gentle and adds to the complexity.

M: Highly carbonated and stings the tongue with a medium body for an APA.

O: Overall this is a solid APA, strong and well flavored. After all the commotion this beer has caused in the forums for the past year or so, Id say it is slightly over the top with the hype that it received. Its good, Id drink it sure, but Id still prefer some other APA's over this one that are relatively readily available.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 00:06:17 | More by alpinebryant
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chefjack428

Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very fresh bottle thanks to MegDuf32.

Pours a really nice bright orange with a nice frothy white head.
Aroma is awesome. Valencia oranges, blood orange, cara cara orange, grapefruit, lychee, mango. It is all tropical fruit and it is wonderful.
Taste is very similar to the aroma. A lot of citrus and tropical fruit flavors with a nice hop bitterness in the finish.
Mouthfeel is smooth and nicely carbonated.
Overall a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 22:42:34 | More by chefjack428
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gb660

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-28-2013 20:42:16 | More by gb660
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Spectre

California

4.66/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Definition of drinkability ! ! !

A.Golden orange with a thin whit head. Leaves lase on glass.

S.A light scent of hopps and pine.

T.Fairly sweet for a Pale Ale. Hopps and pine, neither overdone.

M.Real smooth, goes down easy. Bitter flavors with no bite, well balanced.

Overall as far as APA goes this takes the cake.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 06:42:10 | More by Spectre
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Hopbully

Virginia

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-28-2013 05:49:04 | More by Hopbully
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themind

New Jersey

4.7/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

The Dust lives up to the hype kinda.... It's a good brew with excellent hop character but I am a Pliny, Heady Man and although different styles ZD seems a little dull to me. It's a World Class APA thats for sure. The beer pours a nice head and has a good flavor. Do I think it is the #7 in the World...no way. I would buy this for sure if I could get it but I would have to put it in the downstairs fridge because the upstairs one is full of Heady, Pliny and Abrasive. That said It's the best APA I have ever had....if it's an APA.

Bottom Line: World Class beer....kinda!

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2013 23:58:10 | More by themind
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ndaniel

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

02-27-2013 23:57:15 | More by ndaniel
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Rainblows

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -18.8%

02-27-2013 21:56:08 | More by Rainblows
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -13.4%

02-27-2013 20:22:05 | More by cofeeguru
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elroacho

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-27-2013 20:03:54 | More by elroacho
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BStalf21

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-27-2013 18:06:30 | More by BStalf21
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leprakhan

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-27-2013 09:10:26 | More by leprakhan
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kell50

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

02-27-2013 01:54:27 | More by kell50
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brn9000

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-27-2013 01:39:17 | More by brn9000
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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

02-26-2013 18:58:39 | More by MrRockstar
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Ferd577

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

02-26-2013 17:44:11 | More by Ferd577
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DHS1029

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-26-2013 15:50:58 | More by DHS1029
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,168 ratings.