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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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7,279 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,279
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 3,499
Gots: 1,482 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Hopato, May 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -24.1%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

Brian83, May 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

Autumngate, May 08, 2012
Photo of spark3148857
4.7/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 3F Brewpub:

Ap: Pours a very slightly hazy bright orange. Almost looks (and smells) like a few peaches and mangos were squeezed into the glass.

Ar: Strong tropical fruit aroma. A little floral hop character as well. Lives up to its billing as a Citra APA.

Ts: Intense citrus hops up front. Smooth and hop-centric, just the way I want it.

Mo: Smooth and creamy.

Ov: What a great APA! Probably more of an IPA given just how hop forward this beer is. I wish there could be a case of this in my fridge year round.

spark3148857, May 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Mebuzzard, May 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

arollins, May 07, 2012
Photo of Souleman
5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My new favorite beer. This beer is everything that I could ask for in a brew. Definitely touches a number of different notes that really appeal to my taste buds.

A- incredible golden orange color with enough clarity to know they weren't being lax on the brew process. Head pours small bubbles, which sticks around for the entire time drinking it.

S- Aromatic hops running in the glass from start to finish while drinking it. Usually the aromatics stick around for a minute after the pour, but I found myself going back to the glass to smell it the entire time I was drinking this brew.

T- Amazing! So well balanced with the perfect amount of bittering and aromatic hops. Would say that this brew touches on IPA territory, but reels back in to Pale Ale land.
This has got to be one of the best balanced pale ales I have ever had, but it also pushes the limits of the style.

M- nice coating on the tongue and works its way around the mouth like a great beer should. Great carbonation and nothing too heavy throughout the tasting.

O- Gonna have to go back and re-rank those that I put close to this one. I am putting it up there as one of my favorites of all time. I could drink it all day, yet it has a powerful punch that lets me know I am drinking real beer.

Souleman, May 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

nmeiborg, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

Skye1024, May 06, 2012
Photo of sweemzander
4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip.

(A)- Pours a clear golden orange color. Some great white froth, retention, and lace.

(S)- A great burst of a lemon lime like citrus. Some grapefruit too. Just an awesome citrus profile with an ever so subtle pine in the background.

(T)- Similar to the smell. Just an awesome fresh and vibrant fruity citrus profile for the style. Just the perfect amount of subtle bitter pine at the end.

(M)- A great carbonation level and an even better balance and feel. The citrus is just awesome and still has a smooth/clean, ever so slightly bitter finish. Simple, but comes of as very complex for the style.

(D)- Fits the bill perfectly; this is how I have always imagined what my ideal pale ale is. A great profile and just a pure overall enjoyment factor. I have never been a huge Three Floyds fanboy, but this might be their crowning acheivement. At the same time, it has been a long long long time since a pale ale has really impressed me like this one has.

sweemzander, May 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

smartassboiler, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

millelacsmark, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

larbush, May 05, 2012
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4.58/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a 12oz bottle:

A-Glowing hazy orange with a nice dense white head and good lacing

S-The smell was the single best part of the beer for me. Super piney with sharp citrus and pineapple lots of sweet grapefruit too. Probably the single best smelling beer I have ever had

T-The smell is much stronger than the taste. Not to say the taste is not great, because it is. Tart (?) hop bitterness carries over with strong grapefruit notes, very little cereal grain malt sweetness. Subtle graham cracker in the back gets purged with a nice bitterness. Really nice.

M-Pretty lush, and soft. Nice amount of CO2 keeps it light and not too resiny from the dry hopping. Nice.

O-If there is a perfect session beer for hop heads this is it. Its strong, aggressive and multifaceted while still being easy to drink. Pretty awesome stuff. I only wish it was in Colorado...

MinorThreat, May 05, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received from adamdd. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. No date on the bottle that I could notice, but sure tasted fresh.

Golden yellow/orange color and pours with a little amount of head.

Smells of hops with some citrus. Taste was delicious, but really...nice and clean, not overly hoppy or bitter which I though was great. Beer was well balanced.

Overall looking forward to tracking down more of this beer.

duceswild, May 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -18.7%

spamages, May 04, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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3/5  rDev -34.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 7,279 ratings.