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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,505 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,505
Reviews: 1,129
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 3,234
Gots: 1,173 | FT: 46
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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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.39/5  rDev -5%

12oz of new bottle dated bottles freshisms

A- Dark murcky orange before yellow or golden. Middle-sized head looking directly at you.

S- Hops, pineapple, grapefruit minor malt.

T- Minor malt> grapefruit>grapefruit>harpua>tweezer reprise.

M- very thin. Probably the worst of this brew.

O- This brew is glorious. Love it like I love Syd barett on valium

04-20-2013 18:21:21 | More by gueuzedreg
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axeman9182

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -8%

04-20-2013 13:34:03 | More by axeman9182
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kmoen

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-20-2013 07:22:24 | More by kmoen
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jreindl

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-20-2013 05:42:27 | More by jreindl
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Megan1937

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-20-2013 01:40:11 | More by Megan1937
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rolandboy

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-19-2013 12:11:46 | More by rolandboy
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Josiah2729

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-19-2013 03:07:06 | More by Josiah2729
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-19-2013 01:39:11 | More by JMurphy41
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seplo

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2013 21:26:45 | More by seplo
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Qwest_35

Florida

4.8/5  rDev +3.9%

This is my first Zombie Dust ever, huge thanks to my FFF hook-up mpayne5. Really not much to say about this beer that hasn't been said already, so I will skip to the good part. For an APA it sure as hell drinks like a world-class, well balanced IPA, amazing nose and complex citrus-fruity taste. Great beer overall, best APA I have ever tasted, worth the wait, get this stuff by any means necessary...

04-18-2013 19:50:57 | More by Qwest_35
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kustard

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2013 19:41:27 | More by kustard
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Don_Marrow

Illinois

4.96/5  rDev +7.4%

As soon as I poured this beer into my frosted glass I could smell the fantastic aroma of citra hops bursting forth like an aroma cannon. It makes you feel like you will die of thirst if you do not take a drink. I like the mouthfeel on this beer, but not as much as the taste. Perfectly bitter with an unbelievable flavor profile that is well put together. I unfortunately only was able to have one of these magnificent beers, but it was love at first sip. The best APA I have ever had the pleasure of drinking!

04-18-2013 19:13:42 | More by Don_Marrow
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Jd2391

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2013 18:53:13 | More by Jd2391
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ManMoosePig

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

04-18-2013 14:35:23 | More by ManMoosePig
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sokrman14

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-18-2013 04:09:11 | More by sokrman14
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CuBuffsaNut88

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-18-2013 01:59:48 | More by CuBuffsaNut88
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danolson312

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-17-2013 21:46:48 | More by danolson312
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adamcarlson28

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-17-2013 20:46:24 | More by adamcarlson28
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TheBrewo

Michigan

4.79/5  rDev +3.7%

This brew was served from the tap at the Three Floyds Brewpub in Munster, Indiana. It arrived in a generic nonic glass, showing hues of solid golden yellow. It held a half finger tall head of soft and tight white bubbles, leaving drippy spots of lacing about the glass. A ring was noted to crown the beer, while a film was set across the lacing, looking like Earth’s clouds from orbit, for the entire tasting. A light chill haze was noted without sediment, while carbonation appeared to be light. The aroma gave massive citric and raw piney hop resin. This glory met pale malts, freshly juiced red apples, and sweeter lactic cleanliness. With warmth the hops became deeper and more herbal, adding wildly robust spice and sweetness simultaneously. Our first impression was “Wow…” in regards to the incredibly juicy and fruity hop dominance against the crisp malty dryness. As we sipped, pale malts that were a bit chalky and reminiscent of inky newspaper dryness mixed with explosively wet citric hops, green sappy woodiness, fresh tree bark sweetness, tinny metallics, and orange rind zest to start things off. Palpably syrupy and oily citric hop freshness brought us swiftly to the peak, where salty ocean air freshness, solid pale malts, and light caramel brush and toast met in full flavor. The finish came with fusel herbal hop air, riding over a bolstered grain bill of wet, earthy, and spicy pale malts, mild wheatiness, and a final yeasty muddle. The aftertaste breathed of bittered citric rind, fresh grapefruit flesh with appropriately toned bitterness, metallics, faint ale yeastiness, drying woody lick, herbal slickness, black pepper, and juicy nectarine tartness. BOOM!! The body was softly medium, with huge frothy carbonation, but without an intense prickle. Wet and oily coating was licked around the palate, with slow, slow, slow dryness to the tongue that seemed leafy and hoppy in origin. Each sip gave soft but beautiful slurp, sip, cream, froth, and smack. The abv was appropriate, and the beer was amazing drinkable.

Overall, what we enjoyed most about this beer was its flavoring and feel. The sip starts super fresh, clean, and crisp, developing with warmth into this outrageously complex and well-integrated drink. The malts gave a unique softness, but solid flavoring and boldness, while the hops got dirtier, more herbal, and more spicy throughout the tasting. The hops then play off the malts, sullying them and dragging them down to an equally as gritty level. The feel was soft and personally contributory to the wholeness of this experience, helping to keep drinkability just below the force of a fire hydrant. Despite the changes to this beer as the sipping progresses, it always remains welcome on the palate, definitely living up to the hype. If this is the dust of the zombie I’m almost afraid to see what meeting one face to face would be like…

04-17-2013 20:46:21 | More by TheBrewo
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skinnycox

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-17-2013 19:37:32 | More by skinnycox
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mhpritch

Ohio

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-17-2013 11:31:50 | More by mhpritch
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SaisonFest

Washington

5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-17-2013 06:26:07 | More by SaisonFest
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roadhouse

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-17-2013 06:03:32 | More by roadhouse
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Punqbert

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -18.8%

04-17-2013 01:06:51 | More by Punqbert
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rudylaw

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

04-17-2013 00:58:41 | More by rudylaw
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,505 ratings.