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Zombie Dust - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,317 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 7,317
Reviews: 1,210
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 3,506
Gots: 1,490 | FT: 54
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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5/5  rDev +8.5%

carrtank, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of quirkzoo
3.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to rmalinowski4 for this one.

Pours a slightly hazy bright orange color with two fingers of off white head that recede to a nice tight white cap. As is expected tons of citra hops on the nose, really bright citrus fruits and just a touch of dankness. No real malt presence on the nose. The taste is more of the same, tons of hops all over the place with a bit of a spicy bitterness on the palate. The mouthfeel is very nice, could have easily downed a 6 pack if I had it. Overall this is a great beer but I would have liked just a touch more maltiness on the taste to balance out the hops, as it is it came off just a bit harsh. Definitely worth seeking out if you are a hop-head.

quirkzoo, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of jen_not_jenn
4/5  rDev -13.2%

jen_not_jenn, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of hopfacebrew
4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from bottle to pint glass the beer arrives a pale orange color, mostly clear, with a nice 2 finger white head. Good retention and lacing throughout. The nose is an explosion of Citra hops in your face. Awesome. A large citrus and tropical fruit character with a hint of pine. Couldn't possibly be better. The flavor follows suit. Terrific. It's hard to think this isn't an IPA with the hop character. Again, the Citra hops explode on your palette. Medium bitter with a large tropical fruit, mango, grapefruit, pine tone. Again, I am not sure how this could improve. The light malt base provides enough sweetness to balance this out well. Finishes with a lingering citrus on the tongue. Medium bodied and well carbonated. Overall, this is a phenomenal beer. I wish I could have more and more and more. Highly recommended!!

hopfacebrew, Apr 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

curly31989, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of BrewsoBrewco
4.93/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Belgian Tulip. First time having Zombie Dust.

A-Awesome orange glow. Solid white head that hold momentarily and then fades. Leaves a small white head above the body for much of the duration of drinking

S- A big old hop bomb. Tons of citrus and grapefruit coming off the nose. Even finishes a little piney. It is a fantastic smell. I wish my life smelled like this.

T- Holy hop hell. I know this is an APA but it has the hop presence of a full blown IPA. The bitterness is near perfect for the body. It is so grapefruity and citrusy it's ridiculous. Th taste hold

M-Perfect body for the style. It's not to thin, but not to heavy. The carbonation lingers in the mouth and can be felt long after the beer is gone

O-This is my first solo FFF offering besides a few of their collaborations. I am happy to have tried it I want this beer all the time and am jealous of everyone that can. I will trade for this whenever possible, or I could just move there. Awesome beer.

BrewsoBrewco, Apr 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -13.2%

SanDiegoCraftFan, Apr 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Shoo65, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of AlphaKing414
4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

AlphaKing414, Apr 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

ElkSherpa, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of Blavaq
5/5  rDev +8.5%

Blavaq, Apr 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

jsurfs82, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of Andrew61923
4.6/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into Duvel tulip. Drank and reviewed 2/17.

A: Murky light orange with a small white head that dissipates quickly, leaving nice lacing.

S: One of the best smells ever. Dank hops and citrus rind. No malt. Yum.

T: Citrus, grapefruit, a little pine. Again, no malt. Unbelievable. Some sweetness at end.

M: Crisp carbonation, very drinkable. Could have this all day as long as I had some water too.

O: Probably a new favorite pale. I even love the taste of my beer burps. Met my high expectations.

Andrew61923, Apr 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

bowlerjoe2, Apr 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

Hanzo, Apr 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

paslaugh, Apr 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -18.7%

kdilks, Apr 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

wibrewer, Apr 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

ChiBeerGuy, Apr 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

tmarretti, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of davey101
4.43/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I originally reviewed this back on 03-31-2012 and gave it a 3.55. I believe the bottle was old as I got some oddly savory (pizza goldfish) flavors and aromas. Take two on a fresher bottle!

12 oz bottle into a 3F pint glass. This was picked up in early July. Reviewing on 7/16/2012.

A - Golden clear amber body. Splotchy one finger off-white head. Really small and tight bubbles. Great lacing and retention.

S - Very grapefruit and mango heavy with some caramel malts. There is also a savory and danky spice to the aroma. A bit of grass and earthiness in the finish.

T - More of the grapefruit and mango hops with that dankiness. Some caramel malts and a bitter finish, although the bitterness quickly washes away. Really awesome blend of citrus and tropical flavors with a pleasant spicy earthiness. Mouth feel is medium to light with nice carbonation.

O - Probably the best pale ale I've had, although I feel like 3F is stretching the category a bit as its pretty much an IPA. Having a fresh bottle certainly renewed my faith in the citra hop.

davey101, Mar 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

wesleypipes237, Mar 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

ElGigante, Mar 31, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +3%

aliveguy17, Mar 31, 2012
Zombie Dust from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 7,317 ratings.