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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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6,680 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,680
Reviews: 1,141
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 3,289
Gots: 1,253 | FT: 50
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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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

c_patton, Nov 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

nulledge, Nov 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

kyleleonard, Nov 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

soulkeeper1369, Nov 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

littlebeer, Nov 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

duobob, Nov 08, 2012
Photo of JCaweinstein
4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Zombie Dust is a beautiful copper colored beer that is very clear. The many bubbles and one finger cottony white head also make it a beauty to look at. The head retention was amazing as there was some foam all the way to the end of the glass. Lastly, ZD left some very nice lacing down the glass. This is a very attractive beer.
From the aromas I could only detect hops. Grapefruit, pepper, and as the beer warmed grass are what it offered to my olfactory nerves. I really enjoyed this aspect all the way to the bottom of the glass as the aromas did not trail off at all.
The flavors are very much like the aromas, bitter grapefruit, pepper with not as much grass in the flavor profile as the aroma but it was present.
ZD is a medium bodied beer that offers quite a bitter and resinous hop punch right off the bat. It's the real sticky kind of feel that makes you want to pucker up and it is amazing. It finishes more dry and with the pepper notes and leaves a bit of a citrus aftertaste.
What a fantastic beer. I do not live in the distro are for ZD but if I did it would be a staple in my fridge. I will buy this beer whenever I have the opportunity.

JCaweinstein, Nov 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -18.8%

Mikedux30, Nov 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

BrettD, Nov 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

grachdar, Nov 08, 2012
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tt0027, Nov 07, 2012
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dave122382, Nov 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

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5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -8%

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5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -8%

oriolesfan4, Nov 05, 2012
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djcira, Nov 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

mikemasellis, Nov 05, 2012
Photo of Pinknuggets
4.23/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into an HFS sniffer

A: Translucent golden honey color with a small white head that dissipates quickly but lingers in a ring for a while after. It is cloudy but not too cloudy with floaters or anything, great start.

S: Lots of tropical fruit melons peach and others it is almost overwhelming but I love it. I cannot smell much else but that is the only downside i can see.

T: The taste definitely follows the nose lots of melony and fruity flavors. The hops aren't as up front as I like but there is a subtile bitterness that lets you know they are still there. I am kind of surprised with the lack of balance, but I still really like it so its not all bad.

M: Very smooth and easy to drink, but pretty light for my liking especially in terms of a pale ale not bad by any stench of the imagination though.

O: I like it I really do, but it didn't quite live up to the hype for me. Definitely will get again, but I'm not going to make it a priority. Though one of the best pale ales I have ever had for sure.

Pinknuggets, Nov 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

BigJim5021, Nov 05, 2012
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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