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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,188 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,188
Reviews: 1,109
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,054
Gots: 1,016 | FT: 40
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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gsnowman


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

Bought from Binny's where they were limiting to a single 6-pack per person.

Poured bottle into a pint glass.

Golden color with a small amount of white foam.

Very hoppy taste with some grapefruit flavor.

Surprised it's marketed as an American Pale Ale and not an IPA or even a Double.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 01:27:05 | More by gsnowman
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mondegreen

Georgia

4.88/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12oz bottle into a Bruery Tulip. No bottle date, but I believe it is from early May.

Pours a hazy orange. About like marmalade. Gives a generous fluffy white head that falls to a film.

Nose is all about the hops. Bright citrus aromas. A single hop showcase, for sure.

Moderately bitter and fairly dry, this is my kind of Pale Ale. So many beers in this range come across as muddled or dull. Zombie Dust is big, bright, and full of character.

Medium bodied with a dry finish. This is just how an American Pale Ale should be.

Overall, a wonderful showcase of the Citra hop. It's easy to see why Three Floyd's has struck a chord with this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 17:09:10 | More by mondegreen
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mjr2377

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-15-2012 13:01:14 | More by mjr2377
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edproctor

California

4.45/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a- pours a deep, cloudy orange with a nice one inch head that sticks to the side of the glass.

s- fresh lemon and orange zest, mango, pineapple, sweet caramel, and some bready after notes. this beer has great balance. cant wait to taste it.

t- grapefruit, lemon, mango up front... some malty bitterness in the finish. it makes me think of one of those "kings hawaiian rolls". this is one hell of a pale ale! nicely balanced, and very drinkable.

m- goes in and just coats your whole mouth. i didnt think this beer was going to be this viscous, but at the same time has some very nice carbonation. this beer is a straight up bomb!

o- overall, i am looking forward to drinking another one of these. this is my first FFF beer and i am very pleased!

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 07:40:18 | More by edproctor
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

06-15-2012 05:36:18 | More by Hessian257
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NuclearDolphin

Minnesota

4.73/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Pint Glass

Appearance - Very Hazy/Unfiltered orange color with some decent lacing.

Smell - Rich Citrus Hops, Grapefruit, Yeasts and Malts.

Taste - Rich Citrus Hops, Grapefruit, Yeasts and malty flavors. Very impressed by the richness of the flavors despite it not being as complex as other ales.

Mouthfeel - Heavier Bodied with slight carbonation. Feels rather crisp and easy to drink.

Overall - This is my first beer from Three Floyds and I took it upon myself to try it out since it wasn't available in Minnesota. I have to I enjoyed this beer quite a bit. I look forward to trying more offerings from 3 Floyds

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 00:13:33 | More by NuclearDolphin
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jdcooper88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

06-14-2012 23:17:41 | More by jdcooper88
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sullenbee

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-12-2012 21:31:27 | More by sullenbee
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rmank

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-12-2012 13:06:46 | More by rmank
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AbeFroman

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-12-2012 05:46:51 | More by AbeFroman
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cestlavie

New York

5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-12-2012 03:17:12 | More by cestlavie
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herman77

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Review from notes on 10/23/11. Bought a case at the brewery, split three ways.

A: Pale cloudy light orange. Smaller white head. Decent spotty lacing.

S: Sweet tropical fruits with some nice carmel notes. Huge nose on this, seems like it should be a double IPA from the smell alone.

T: So much flavor, lots of juicy sweet hops, but not overly bitter at all. Amazing balance of malt and hops. Mainly tropical hops, with a bit of pine and citrus. Fairly crisp finish.

M: Medium to lighter body. Average carbonation. Really refreshing.

O: Amazing drinkability. Best pale ale I've had if you want to call it that, though it is borderline IPA to me.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 00:27:20 | More by herman77
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camhack

Illinois

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

I have to give this beer 5's all the way across. There is nothing that compares to this beer in the APA style. The Smell is unbelievable.. with grapefruit, mango, and other tropical fruits. Following the nose, the taste is pretty much on point. Excellent citrus flavors with a nice crisp citra hop bitterness. The mouthfeel is slick and creamy with medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 23:47:33 | More by camhack
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dwendler

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-11-2012 22:12:28 | More by dwendler
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bhir

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-11-2012 22:00:30 | More by bhir
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.98/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: It has a nice golden/orange color to it. It has a nice white head that dies down moderately and leaves very nice lacing.

Smell: WOW! The aromas give out hints of citrus, mango, pineapple, grapefruit and more! It's a tropical hop explosion!

Taste: Like the aromas, it's all hops. Mango, pineapple, citrus, grapefruit all blend together with some light caramel on the back. Amazing!

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a great overall balance and feel. Nice bitterness for an APA.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas. Best APA i've ever had and best beer!

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 20:33:06 | More by SebD
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Nightrain87

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

06-11-2012 19:08:33 | More by Nightrain87
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mikul93

California

4.25/5  rDev -8%

06-11-2012 16:53:37 | More by mikul93
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CoreyW

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -8%

06-11-2012 16:09:38 | More by CoreyW
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webmanspidey

Michigan

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

I had this on tap at Three Floyds. It is a golden color with a strong floral and citrus aroma. Taste is loaded with floral and citrus hops with a nice orange flavor and without a strong alcohol presence. This is an extremely drinkable and delicious beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2012 00:35:03 | More by webmanspidey
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Deric


4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

06-11-2012 00:20:46 | More by Deric
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wfcubsfan

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-10-2012 23:24:16 | More by wfcubsfan
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DocJitsu

California

4.2/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, deep golden color with no head. Head never developed as a consequence of the care taken in the pour by the attendant. Incidentally, it was nice to see that the 3 Floyds staff were just as cheerful as ever *sarcasm*. Even as guests of Firestone-Walker after having been invited to their beer festival, the 3 Floyds staff were lifeless, provided no information about their beers, and couldn't even muster a smile or spare a "you're welcome." Anyway, back to Zombie Dust. The beer has a glorious floral bouquet with just a hint of peat. The mouthfeel, which enjoys a decent balance of carbonation, is good for the style. The flavor is grapefruit forward with notes of peat. A good effort.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 19:30:10 | More by DocJitsu
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-10-2012 16:08:40 | More by KC9LDB
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paintball363

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-10-2012 06:18:12 | More by paintball363
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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