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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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6,953 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,953
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 3,390
Gots: 1,370 | FT: 52
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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5/5  rDev +8.2%

bhurley, May 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Zimm, May 10, 2013
Photo of JMScowcroft
4.89/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub - Zombie Dust

Hendry generously provided me with one of these as part of a pick-up so I could take some beers off his hands. Cheers!

Look - Pours a hazy amber orange with a great soapy head. Sticky lacing. Moderate carbonation. My kinda look for this style of brew.

Smell - Aroma a grapefruit hyper-bitter hop with resiny overtones. Smooth maltiness throughout.

Taste - Snappy crisp malt with smooth (grapefruit, orange, sour pineapple) citrus, pine, and resin hops coming in after. Smooth as hell, sweet caramel malts are perfectly balanced.

Mouthfeel - Nice bitter resting on the palate, super drinkable and muted ABV. Ridiculously smooth.

Overall - The king of these kinds of hops, similar hops to the Surly line are present, I love those hops. Super smooth even creamy with a bite and some balls. 100% recommend.

JMScowcroft, May 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

BRoss242, May 10, 2013
Photo of lsummers
4.56/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours with a three finger creamy head. Very cloudy, amber orange.

Smells of very fresh grapefruit and some subtle lemon zest. A touch of nutty creaminess.

Taste is just fantastic. Highly balanced pine and citric grapefruit notes meld with the dulce de leche sweetness. It stays light somehow through out all the tastes. Definitely a hoppier pale ale, but very well balanced. It has a slightly thin character to the taste but suits its amped up sweet hop profile.

Mouthfeel is a moderately carbonated. Zingy and crisp, slightly viscous.

Overall, this is a fantastic pale ale. One of the best I've tasted and a definite try.

lsummers, May 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

wcl113, May 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

blguillen, May 09, 2013
Photo of Claytonbrewsby
5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best(if not the best) Pale ales out there. One of my personal favorites as well. Three Floyd's does no wrong. It's so flavorful and refreshing. Tons of grapefruit in taste. I would consider Zombie Dust an IPA, and would put it up there alongside Pliny and Heady.

Claytonbrewsby, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

woodchopper, May 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Travcofarms, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

OrangeAmps, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

clay23, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

Supergenious, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

justforrazors, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

Rogorama, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Fubar1453, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

dmhurdle, May 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

BennyJams78, May 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

yoitsarch, May 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

basickness, May 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

boozeplease, May 08, 2013
Photo of rjp217
4.79/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottles dated 2/1/14 so about two weeks of time on this one. Poured into my teku...

A - Golden orange color with a frothy white one finger head. Dissipates slowly with a nice sticky lace left

S - Pretty dank as mentioned by others, some citrus characteristics with respect to grapefruits and lemon zest

T - Citrus awesomeness, lemons, grapefruits, malts, hops, weed-like characteristics, grassy with a smooth zen like finish

M - Medium body, low carbonation, a little biting and finishes smooth off the palate, lovely!

O - While hoppy enough to be an IPA in my mind, this is just so smooth to justify being an APA. Flavor explosion. Taste and mouthfeel are a 5 in my opinion. I wish I could raise more of an aroma from it though. That is the only thing that keeps it from being perfect for me. Still, undoubtedly one of the world's great beers. Well done!

rjp217, May 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

GoBlue12, May 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

discharmingly, May 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Thirsty_Rob, May 08, 2013
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,953 ratings.