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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

5,994 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,994
Reviews: 1,102
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 2,947
Gots: 954 | 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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Huntington228


4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-12-2012 23:52:22 | More by Huntington228
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-12-2012 06:32:44 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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jdhasse

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-12-2012 03:30:48 | More by jdhasse
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apocalypsezombie


5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-12-2012 03:29:16 | More by apocalypsezombie
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

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

12 Oz bottle poured into my 3F pint glass

Bought a case of these guys at the brewpub while on a road trip for 35$ without having ever had one, best investment I have ever made. That's 8.75$ a sixer!

A- Pours pale orange/golden and is slightly hazy only if you twirl the bottle mid pour. The head is rather large and sticks around all the way. It is a slightly off white color and is made of a really dense foam. Good lacing down the glass.

S- This Brew absolutely wreaks, in the best possible way. Super hoppy. The hop character is surprisingly complex for a single hop beer. A lot of pine up front followed up by gobs of citrus flavors; pineapple, mango, apricots and oranges. A touch of light malt and grain. Very sugary sweet as well, reminds me of fruit loops or captain crunch.

T- Taste is slightly bitter up front is super hoppy. The hop flavors are very citrus forward. A lot of pineapple, mango and orange. A slight bit of pine and lemon zest is also detectable. The malts really take a back seat to the hop ridiculousness but compliment the hops quite well. The malts are very sugary, a touch of breadiness and caramel but these malts really remind me of sugary cereal for some reason and it works really well here.

M- Moderate IPA level bitterness. The beer is well carbonated and rather light. Super drinkable and the taste keeps you coming back, hard to drink only one. A dry hoppy aftertaste that leaves me wanting more.

O- I find it hard to believe anything is perfect but I simply cant bring myself to give this beer anything less then a perfect score. This is my first perfect 5 rating after almost 200 reviews and I don't see myself giving another, at least for a long time. Everything about this beer is incredible, the price, the taste, the feel, the label art, the availability... well not for most of us but at least its guaranteed fresh. For a hop forward pale ale, this beer may just be perfect.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 02:28:57 | More by TwelveOunces
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ChiPool

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into Founders tulip glass.

Jonathan the Zombie would take a sip of this and repeat, "Wow, I REALLY like turtles!!!" I like turtles, but I love Zombie Dust!

It toes the line between an IPA and a PA. Who cares. One of the best beers you can find for either class. Citrus nose, a bit of weediness, and an interesting funkiness in the finish (not a bad thing). Medium bitterness on the finish, but not lingering.

As advertised...awesome.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 01:04:28 | More by ChiPool
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Piason

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-11-2012 02:47:47 | More by Piason
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Rempo

Indiana

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-11-2012 01:40:38 | More by Rempo
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Gatch

Massachusetts

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

A: Orange-copper with a fluffy, white head.

S: Big piney, American hops with a good malt backbone.

T: American hops. Citrus, pine, fruity, cedar, dry, bitter. Everything a phenomenal IPA should be. Bready malt in the end to balance it.

M: Smooth and easy drinking. Massive American hop characteristics and flavors.

O: Seriously awesome IPA. Citra hops at their finest.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2012 00:37:47 | More by Gatch
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agirginis

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-10-2012 23:20:52 | More by agirginis
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lbriones5


4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2012 21:43:01 | More by lbriones5
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gueuzegossage

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2012 19:30:29 | More by gueuzegossage
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C20Percent

Virginia

4.78/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

*Poured into a pint glass*

A: Pours a pale golden yellow with a slightly off white head of foam. There are plenty of bubbles with pieces of sediment strewn throughout. This looks like a Pils or a Belgian Ale. It's a very pretty looking beer. Perfect.

S: This might be the best aroma of any beer ever. So intoxicating. A blast of hoppy citrus. All kinds of it. Grapefruit. Clementines. Pineapple. My wife smelled sour cherries. Simply amazing. I could smell this all day.

T: You can taste the citrus flavor as soon as it hits the lips. Wonderful. I wished the flavor lasted longer, but it's beaten by a nice bitter finish. But, this is an fantastic flavor. One of the best ever. A complaint is, to a certain degree, this almost comes across as a citrus soda. A weird observation, and it doesn't ruin the drinking experience, but it's there.

M: Oddly enough, I think the carbonation effects the flavor a bit, but I love the feel of it. This is the definition of bold carbonation. The beer tingles on the tongue. A lighter than expected body makes this beer crisp and refreshing. Terrific.

O: One of the best beers ever. There is a lot of hype surrounding this beer, and it more than lives up to it. Trade for it. Buy it. Just make sure you get your hands on this wonderful brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2012 19:08:11 | More by C20Percent
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Hopato

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-09-2012 18:20:29 | More by Hopato
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MeneerBeerSnob

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-09-2012 00:15:02 | More by MeneerBeerSnob
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kiki3drt292

California

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-08-2012 22:24:21 | More by kiki3drt292
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OtsegoHive

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -24.2%

05-08-2012 16:47:02 | More by OtsegoHive
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Brian83


5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-08-2012 05:58:51 | More by Brian83
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PowDay

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-08-2012 05:46:57 | More by PowDay
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Autumngate

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-08-2012 00:50:30 | More by Autumngate
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spark3148857

California

4.7/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 3F Brewpub:

Ap: Pours a very slightly hazy bright orange. Almost looks (and smells) like a few peaches and mangos were squeezed into the glass.

Ar: Strong tropical fruit aroma. A little floral hop character as well. Lives up to its billing as a Citra APA.

Ts: Intense citrus hops up front. Smooth and hop-centric, just the way I want it.

Mo: Smooth and creamy.

Ov: What a great APA! Probably more of an IPA given just how hop forward this beer is. I wish there could be a case of this in my fridge year round.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2012 22:11:01 | More by spark3148857
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-07-2012 00:03:59 | More by Mebuzzard
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arollins


5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-06-2012 23:56:32 | More by arollins
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Souleman

California

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

My new favorite beer. This beer is everything that I could ask for in a brew. Definitely touches a number of different notes that really appeal to my taste buds.

A- incredible golden orange color with enough clarity to know they weren't being lax on the brew process. Head pours small bubbles, which sticks around for the entire time drinking it.

S- Aromatic hops running in the glass from start to finish while drinking it. Usually the aromatics stick around for a minute after the pour, but I found myself going back to the glass to smell it the entire time I was drinking this brew.

T- Amazing! So well balanced with the perfect amount of bittering and aromatic hops. Would say that this brew touches on IPA territory, but reels back in to Pale Ale land.
This has got to be one of the best balanced pale ales I have ever had, but it also pushes the limits of the style.

M- nice coating on the tongue and works its way around the mouth like a great beer should. Great carbonation and nothing too heavy throughout the tasting.

O- Gonna have to go back and re-rank those that I put close to this one. I am putting it up there as one of my favorites of all time. I could drink it all day, yet it has a powerful punch that lets me know I am drinking real beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 21:25:35 | More by Souleman
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

05-06-2012 20:35:17 | More by nmeiborg
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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