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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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7,523 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,523
Reviews: 1,225
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 3,601
Gots: 1,570 | FT: 58
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.20% 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.

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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4.55/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Awesome extra from a trade with user takach79. Thanks! Poured from a bottle into a tulip.

Zombie dust pours a orange gold, fairly hazy, with a decent sized head that persists and laces. The aroma is delicious citrus hops, lemony, grassy. Not much on the malt side. Extremely complex given it's a single hop ale.

The taste follows the nose. Big citrus and grassy. Slightly sweet with a nice bitterness. A little bit of a sweet pale malt presence. The mouthfeel is medium, carbonation's on the low side. Really easy drinking. I'd consider this a true APA, as opposed to the disguised IPA that seems more common with the style these days.

I'm having trouble describing this beer, since it's so clean, simple and wonderful. More than the sum of its parts. You midwesterners who can get this regularly are very lucky indeed.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured 12pz into tulip glass. Pours slightly hazy orange with a finger of head. Smell is unreal, big citrus, pine, west coast style hops, the best smelling beer I've ever had. Taste is as good as the smell, west coast hops, pine, lemon, tons of citrus, floral, so clean, so crisp, so amazing. Overall this beer is definitely worth a top ten rating, I have no idea how it is considered an APA, there is almost no Mal flavors and the hops dominate. This beer is pretty much perfect, if you can get it, buy as much as possible. No matter how many times I drink it, it never gets old. Just wish they'd sell it in Ohio.

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

Drank 4 days fresh, poured into a a 12 oz tulip glass.

Appearance: Semi-hazy copper color, head is 2 fingers and pure white.

Smell: Pure Citra hops. Pine, floral, grassy, and clean.

Taste: Ahh, unlike so many beers whose smell's write checks their taste can't cash, ZD devliers full throttle. The Citra is in your face the whole way, with massive tasting and bittering hops. Almost no malt backbone to this one. No sweetness at all to speak of. If you hate Citra hops, this isn't the beer for you.

Mouthfeel: Clean, crisp, moderate to high carbonation, but still quite smooth. Very dry and leaves the palate craving more.

Overall: As close to perfect as you can get for this style. While I personally prefer an IPA with more body and a little more malt, the hop presence in this beer surpasses that of most IPAs, even DIPAs. I guess technically an APA, it'd be hard not to call this an IPA. If you like your IPAs dry, clean, crisp, and ultra-hoppy, you won't find better.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Been lucky enough to get a few of these by way of trades from PHKrames and keithstone.
I know that Hopslam gets a lot of attention but this is incredible!
Poured into a Deschutes snifter.
More head than a high school prom. Better smelling than any IPA I've had, and I live down the road from Russian River.
Without all the BS, this is an amazing beer! It have everything that you want in an IPA.
If I was able to get this as easily as I can Pliny, it'd be Zombie all day!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this in a monster box from Maximumu13. Thanks again.

Poured from a bottle, unknown freshness

A - Significant 3-4 inch head of foam on top of a transparent honey type color. Not much else to say, looks like it should.

S - just tons and tons of floral and citrus hops. Orange and lemon peels, grassy type notes, some really thick juicy type citrus in there as well. Really rich spectrum of smells without being overbearing.

T - Really awesome. Balance! Follows the nose almost exactly, without the grass notes. Basically, just see the smell description. Again, just great balance. Just exactly enough bitterness to make it crisp. This is awesome, you could drink about a million of these and keep enjoying.

M - Nailed it. Medium carb, really get presentation of the hop.

O - Pretty much lives up to the hype. It definitely deserves the top spot among pale ales, as it absolutely nails the style.

Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 7,523 ratings.