Zombie Dust | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

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.

Added by hansgruber on 12-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,097
Reviews:
1,578
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
8.61%
 
 
Wants:
4,769
Gots:
3,329
For Trade:
104
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Photo of Alika23
1.24/5  rDev -72.6%

Photo of Sappyjoker
1.71/5  rDev -62.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Chorbats
1.75/5  rDev -61.4%

Photo of zombiereview
1.82/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Appearance was fine. Nothing to write home about; no complaints.

The major problem was the nose. I've had this beer on draft form two different bars in Chicago and both times I could not finish even one pint. This beer has an overwhelmingly body-odor-like aroma. The smell was dense and lingering. All I could think about were the summers I've spent in crowded eastern european subways.

Generally I love FFF, but I will definitely not be drinking ZD again anytime soon.

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Photo of fooferjw
1.88/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Jrandlett8
1.91/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of erauch33
1.95/5  rDev -57%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

The one beer I am still trying to determine what the fuss is all about. Overrated.

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Photo of Gebrony
2/5  rDev -55.8%

Photo of mattsbeerlist
2/5  rDev -55.8%

Photo of karmicflower
2/5  rDev -55.8%

Photo of Gth_1999
2/5  rDev -55.8%

Photo of jenova10176
2.04/5  rDev -55%

Photo of scream
2.06/5  rDev -54.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I was so disappointed w this after hearing all the hype. To me it is just average at best. The one I opened was bottled 11-9-2016. Just nothing exciting at all. Will not be buying this one again for sure. There is just nothing to be excited about at all. Sorry guys, but I do not get it. To me New Belgium Ranger is just as good if not better.

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Photo of clozier22
2.08/5  rDev -54.1%

Photo of texasspottedcow
2.12/5  rDev -53.2%

Photo of Commandophile
2.16/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of MrHadack
2.16/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 5 | overall: 1

Great beer!

But it is not an American Pale Ale. Too hoppy for style classification. Disqualified.

Really, people. Pay attention to style. Styles have meanings and characteristics for the purpose of judging. Three floyds calls this an APA when it is an IPA based on the IBU and other criteria. Judging this to be a 100 in the world of American Pale Ales is like saying the best type of apple in the world is a banana. If you don't pay attention to style parameters you shouldn't be judging any beers at all, because otherwise all we're doing here is telling the world what your OPINION is of a specific beer, and frankly, I don't care about your opinion if you can't even compare a beer against its supposed style guidelines.

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Photo of consumerjim
2.25/5  rDev -50.3%

Photo of LarryZ
2.26/5  rDev -50.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Heard lots of good things but not impressed. Not an IPA guy but New Belgium skinny dip was considerably better.

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Photo of dman127
2.5/5  rDev -44.8%

Photo of JimBerry
2.5/5  rDev -44.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It was highly recommended by friends, but it was too hoppy for me.

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Photo of tdrumm22
2.5/5  rDev -44.8%

Photo of Jweibley
2.5/5  rDev -44.8%

Photo of acertainshadeofjoe
2.6/5  rDev -42.6%

Photo of BrandonMcCarthy
2.86/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not a pale ale person so obviously not my thing but was worth a try.

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Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.53 out of 5 based on 10,097 ratings.
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