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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,278 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,278
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 3,500
Gots: 1,484 | FT: 53
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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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

slapperloon, Jan 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

mvdillman, Jan 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

bismarksays, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of Stevedore
4.55/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle courtesy of a2rob who had stopped by FFF on the way to Madison. No bottling date. Poured into a Bell's snifter and quaffed two days ago, 4/13/2013. Have had quite a bit of previous experience with this beer both on tap and bottled.

Aroma: Lotta citrus in the form of freshly squeezed grapefruit and lemons. You can almost smell the acidity. It's balanced by some bready malty sweetness but it's almost entirely grapefruit here. Very appetizing nose that whets my thirst.

Colour: Pours a burnt orange body with a 2cm white head that takes more than a minute to dissipate into a thick white collar. Looks appetizing. The lacing is very thick and proliferates even more as I drink more of this nectar.

Flavour: I get tons of freshly squeezed grapefruit sweetness as well as the bitter acidity of citrus. That's pretty much what I get here, straight up with a background of honeyed bread sweetness, and the bitter kick of the grapefruit really delivers at the end. Not super complex (given it's pretty much a Citra-show) but very tasty and refreshing.

Mouthfeel: Typical of IPAs- lighter side of medium body, resinous and every surface that it comes into contact with is left with a stinging, bitter citrus juice sensation for a good half minute or so. It would be like drinking concentrated grapefruit juice with a sugar backbone I'd have to say. Finish is a bit dry although full of bitter citrus.

Overall: This is probably a fresh bottle but it's been 4 months since I had it fresh at the pub (which blew my mind) and took home a case which I've enjoyed very much. I think my palate's evolved quite a bit with all the imperial stouts and DIPAs I've had recently- beers with more malt backbone. This is a very drinkable IPA (I don't care if BA calls it an APA) that showcases the Citra hops and what it can do given a minimal malt backbone. Honestly, after having had more APAs/IPAs, this is definitely one of the best I've had. I think a lot of it is branding (this beer didn't sell well when it was known as Cenotaph), limited distribution (almost but not quite brewpub only) and an otherwise excellent beer. Regardless, I enjoyed drinking this beer so I can't take too much away from it.

Stevedore, Jan 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13.2%

cmgray03, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of warrenout330
4.98/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- pours a hazy golden colored orange ... thick frothy white head.... sticky lacing ... decent retention to the glass

S- that gushing smell of tropical gumball I always get from FFF ...mango, pineapple, grapefruit.... hints of malt and toffee in the back

T- tropical fruits pronounced ... pale and caramel malts for backing ....

M- smooth and oily ...easy drinking for a almost 7% alcohol level ... above average carbonation ... lingering hop bitterness on the tongue...

O- way above the norm for a pale ale... this is up there with head hunter, white rajah for us ohioians... but this is like liquid gold for us as well for the limit that is in Ohio .... it is that good... and there is a reason why this is #13 on the list.... its that good and everybody backs it as that ....

warrenout330, Jan 02, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 7,278 ratings.