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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

6,640 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,640
Reviews: 1,137
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 3,278
Gots: 1,234 | FT: 49
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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Photo of coreyfmcdonald
4.18/5  rDev -9.5%

12oz bottle into a wide flute

A: Pours a light orange color with three fingers of dense white head. Beautiful lacing and wonderful retention. A bit darker than what I'm used to for the style, but i won't fault it there.

S: Lots and lots of fresh citrus smells. Almost like smelling fresh lemon and orange peel. I get a bit of floral hops in the background, but this one is a dry smelling citrus bomb. Simply amazing.

T: Fairly significant bitterness starts off with faint floral and citrus hop flavor. Slight sweetness and bready malt flavors work in with the hops. While this flavor is by no means bad or even average, it is a huge disappointment from the aroma. Having subsequent bottles I find the taste a bit more intense.

M: Light, good carb - great for a APA.

O: Interesting. The aroma is very enticing but the citrus hop flavor just isn't strong enough for me. The bitterness is there, but I was hoping to taste those delicious citrus hop aromas I smelled. This is a solid APA for sure, but it's not world class IMO.

coreyfmcdonald, Dec 07, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

fergster75, Dec 07, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Destral, Dec 06, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

stxSS07, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Davelas, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Exiled, Dec 06, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

greg4579, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

Bogforce, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

PitchBlack, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

mcc1654, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Dan25D, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

corby112, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

theformula, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

PlinytheFarter, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

rmaste6282, Dec 04, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

nmann08, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

JAHMUR, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of DovaliHops
4.47/5  rDev -3.2%

Just got this in a trade! Thanks whitemomba! The second I popped the cap on this beer, my nostrils got hit with a huge whiff of hops. Pours a slightly-hazy, golden color with a medium white head that disappears quickly. Scent is very heavy with the Citra hops. Lovely citra aroma with a bit of pine and somewhat earthy notes. Taste just has so much hoppy goodness going on, it's ridiculous. I haven't had Alpha King in a long time, but I remember thinking the same thing: "How do they get such intense hop profile into a pale ale?" Great citra hop flavors with lovely citrus fruit and just the slightest hint of malt. Not sure if this is a fresh hop ale, but it sure tastes like one. An all-citra fresh hop ale. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, somewhat resiny, with a crisp finish. Drinkability is very high. Overall, this is a fantastic pale ale. I would love to do a side by side with Alpha King and Daisy Cutter to see who gets crowned supreme pale ale.

DovaliHops, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

CarolinaKevin, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

FreshmanPour77, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

kramerjt, Dec 03, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

RyanBeer13, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of david131
4.55/5  rDev -1.5%

A- Pours a lightly hazed orange with a few streams of rising carbonation. The bone-white head is a combination of thin and bubbly with nice retention.

S- Mango, pineapple, peach, pine, fresh cut grass, and honey. Aromatic and very intriguing. Stellar.

T- Same as the aroma but a little less emphasis on the fruit and a little more on the pine. Still very nice and for the style is top-notch.

M- Abundant carbonation emphasizes the bitterness and flavors. A tad on the thin side. Clean and a bit dry on the finish.

O- A delicious take on the style that drinks really well. Flavorful and unique. Highly recommended.

david131, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

ndak, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

SpillyBeers, Dec 02, 2011
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 6,640 ratings.