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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,442 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 6,442
Reviews: 1,126
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.01%
Wants: 3,208
Gots: 1,148 | FT: 45
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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bobbypaulson

Minnesota

4.7/5  rDev +1.7%

I've had zombie dust a number of times now. a few times on tap and I always pick up a couple six packs when they have it at the brewpub while I'm traveling through. poured from the 12 oz bottle into a pint glass it is a clear dark yellow color with a nice crew color head. The smell is citrus and earthy almost (like grassy and wheat). The taste is very crisp and I love citra hops. The beer is very well balanced is a stand up IPA. I'd take it every time.

05-23-2012 13:30:05 | More by bobbypaulson
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falconxman

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-23-2012 03:10:43 | More by falconxman
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FishPondManager

Colorado

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-23-2012 00:23:15 | More by FishPondManager
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Durb777

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2012 20:51:15 | More by Durb777
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StevieDavie

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2012 15:00:04 | More by StevieDavie
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jeff96gt

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2012 10:39:44 | More by jeff96gt
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jazzurb

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-22-2012 02:47:16 | More by jazzurb
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Hopper

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-22-2012 00:29:03 | More by Hopper
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alpineclimber

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-21-2012 22:41:01 | More by alpineclimber
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.45/5  rDev -3.7%

A-Clear orange, two finger head, not much carbonation, some lacing.

S-Wheat, citrus, tad bit of grass, a hop delight.

T-Good amount of wheat and malt, some spice, finishes with citrus, grass and hop goodness. Lemon is there as well.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation, smooth and crisp.

O-A wonderful beer, looking forward to moving out to Indiana and being able to have this year round.

05-21-2012 21:21:31 | More by rlee1390
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SickNukes

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-21-2012 18:17:19 | More by SickNukes
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Chrixsus

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-21-2012 14:08:55 | More by Chrixsus
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Mahlik

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-20-2012 22:01:07 | More by Mahlik
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev -6.3%

Thanks to Foofaa for this 12 oz bottle (and its 5 sisters). In a tumbler.

A: The pale ale is an amber color, plentiful with orange and brown hues defining it. Transparent with a slight haze. The head is white and luxurious, coating the sides of the glass with lace.

S: The aromas are juicy but restrained, never losing sight of the pale ale base. That base is caramel and lightly toasted biscuit. The hops though, hold their own and then some. The citra drips with citrus and orange zest, ample bitterness running on par with the malts. Excellent smells here.

T: The balance is the great thing about this ale, neither hops nor malts get the upper hand. The malts are light - bready with caramel richness. The hops - and there is where I want to spend time, are delicious. The orange and citrus flavors are strong, intense even within the balanced confines of the ale. When cold, the malts are bigger. Only when the ale warms do the hops shine through - wait for that part of the ale. A top notch pale ale.

M: Clean and hoppy, with an emphasis on the hoppiness. Orange zest and bold citrus standing out against the surprising malt side. I'm afraid that I'll finish off this six pack one one fell swoop.

05-20-2012 21:31:17 | More by akorsak
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rderedin

Maine

4/5  rDev -13.4%

05-20-2012 13:18:29 | More by rderedin
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Joeybones3

Vermont

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-20-2012 04:36:10 | More by Joeybones3
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gfan18

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-20-2012 03:23:02 | More by gfan18
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.48/5  rDev -3%

Appearance: A hazy amberish gold with a tall white head on top, very good lacing. A very appetizing looking beer, I can't really put my finger on it, it just looks superb.

Smell: A strong tropical citrus and a full bisciuty, bready malt. I could also pick up a light hop spiciness, reminiscent of spiced peaches, but very faint.

Taste: The hops are very pleasant, moderate, smooth bitterness and massive flavor. The dominant hop feature is more topical citrus, with the emphasis on mango. The malt is surprisingly active in the flavor as well, contributing a sweet bisciuty, bread character that plays extraordinarily well with the hop flavor. A lot going on here for a pale ale.

Mouthfeel: Excellent carbonation, a strong tingle that opens up your palate to the hops and gives a nice dry finish, very clean and refreshing.

Overall: This is one hyped ale, and I can see why. It is no doubt of the west coast style, but it is none the less a very unique beer. It is much hopier than any APA I have had, but it is also much more balanced than any West coast IPA. The bitterness is very smooth, but the hop flavor is extraordinarily large, a trend that has been occurring more and more as time goes on. A fantastic ale, no doubt in my mind, I would always keep this in my fridge if I could.

05-19-2012 22:29:29 | More by Siriusfisherman
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Dethsloth7


4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-19-2012 20:54:43 | More by Dethsloth7
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FunkyMacGroovin

California

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-18-2012 23:09:48 | More by FunkyMacGroovin
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JamesS

Indiana

4.52/5  rDev -2.2%

On tap at Macniven's for craft beer week. Poured a very nice mid-deep copper with fantastic head and a bit of nice lacing as it went down. Very nice scent, a wonderful citrus bitter hoppiness with a good malt sweetness underneath. Great flavors, a nice sweet malt with hints of caramel and a wonderfully citrus and slight floral hop finish that stays on the tongue for a nice bit. Wonderfully smooth, as well.

05-18-2012 18:46:09 | More by JamesS
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SkiBum22

New York

4.63/5  rDev +0.2%

A - Light, straw-colored golden with a massive, creamy white head. The head has great retention and holds an 1/8 inch head throughout the drink.

S - Well put together, some grapefruit but not too bitter. Good sweetness. Nice hop notes, pure and clean. A nice clean IPA caliber of hop presence.

T - The taste is sweet at first with caramel malt and tropical fruits, lemon zest, but there is a nice hop bitterness on the mid-palate and finish.

M - Light body with full, but not overwhelming, carbonation.

O - Great beer that lives up to the hype. I was skeptical at first being that I've never had a APA I've really liked before (except Hoppy Birthday) but this gives the APA category a good name.

05-18-2012 18:04:14 | More by SkiBum22
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

05-18-2012 14:01:57 | More by baybum
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Spartan213

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

05-18-2012 12:02:11 | More by Spartan213
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Jerry

Illinois

5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-18-2012 02:19:35 | More by Jerry
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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