Zombie Dust | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Zombie DustZombie Dust
BA SCORE
98.1%
Liked This Beer
4.59 w/ 10,135 ratings
Zombie DustZombie Dust
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
Ranking:
#36
Reviews:
1,584
Ratings:
10,135
Liked:
9,945
Avg:
4.59/5
pDev:
8.5%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4,774
Gots:
3,353
Trade:
104
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,135 |  Reviews: 1,584
Photo of TonyFrac
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of gustavmahler-09
4.53/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of srw
4.55/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jphipps83
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle into a snifter.

A - nice golden color with a half inch head and a little lacing. S - citrusy and sweet, very nice nose. T - fantastic APA, nothing overpowers, and citra hop taste is followed by a nice, mild bitterness. M - very smooth

Love this brew, one of my favorites and one I will always pick up if available in my area.

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Photo of Stolenface1
4.19/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours golden orange with short lasting white head. Aroma of citrus and that tel-tale Citra fruitiness with malt and slight nutty bisquit thing going on. The flavors are the same with good balance and a touch of sweetness. The feel is on the higher end of light, with a slight creaminess on the finish. Carbonation is moderate. Overall a great beer, but honestly not living up to the hype for me. We have local APAs / IPAs (Richmond, VA) most of you have not heard of that crush this IMO. Great beer though, don't hesitate.

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Photo of JBreits83
4.96/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Gear54
4.91/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pour is hazy gold in color with tints of orange

Smell is citrus and hops. Strong aromas for sure. Underneath maybe some herby earthy notes as well

Taste is full flavor hops and a plesent mixture of citrus fruit. I've never had a beer with this much hops and full body that was as smooth and easy drinking. This flavor profile is out of this world

Overall this beer lives up to its lofty reputation. I personally am very cautious about giving 5's in a review. If this beer doesn't get a few then no beer should.

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Photo of martinfletwood
4.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers thus far. Hard to find where I live, so when I can get it, I don't pass it up. The ever famous citra hop shines through. Notes of orange also come through. Got this one when it was bottled 12 days ago. Great beer!
Have since had ZD the same day it was bottled and would give that an even higher score. Top 3 beer!

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Photo of SiddFinch
4.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of WillDavis707
3.61/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Got a bottle of this from a friend who trades all the time. Didn't see a date on the bottle but i think it was old because this beer was nothing special. I can probably name 5 beers in my area that are better (Fresh!).
Hopefully i will be able to try a fresh one some day... but until then this gets an average rating.

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Photo of chrissy820
4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lankfordjm
4.72/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cencless
4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of poypoyking
4.96/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Another of my favorite Citra hopped beers. Beautiful golden hue, with plenty of lacing sticking to the glass. Plenty of grapefruit, orange, and citrus coming off the pour. Juicy and smooth on the tongue without a lasting bitterness. I could drink this one all day.

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Photo of martinpfal
4.95/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

World class beer all the way. Hops are decimated there but not overpowering to the point of ruining it. Exceptional drink ability. The color of honey and smell of grapefruit...almost peach that comes out. The most difficult beer to find yet.

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Photo of TheGeoMurph
4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Snig623
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Arstowe
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rodoubleb
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Radiant Gold
Smell: Fruity
Taste: Strong grapefruit/citrus.
Feel: Drinks easy without being too light or heavy.
Over All: This has become my absolute favorite beer. Everything about it is heavenly.

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Photo of rdchitown
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of beerwench14
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nlv0127
4.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GaToWyo
4.08/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of k8kruk
4.2/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Bright, orangy yellow. Thick, snow white head.

S: Citrus, roasted nuts, allspice and herbs.

T: Easy drinking. Balance between citrus fruits and hoppy resins and warm savory nuttiness, even a hint of warm milk.

M: Not too thick or thin. Small, tight bubbles.

O: Very enjoyable APA. Agree with other reviewers that it's high quality, but maybe a little over promised and under delivered.

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Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 98.1% out of 100 with 10,135 ratings
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