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 bwags81
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jwburns75
4.46/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received in trade, bottled late January poured into snifter. Great beer, definitely get the whole pale ale vs ipa debate - this tastes like a hoppy, light pale ale to me. Doesn't have the weight or sharpness of an IPA. That being said, this is friggin awesome. In the top 20 on the 250 list is probably overrated, but this is a terrific beer. Similar to Knee Deep Citra Extra Pale Ale.

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Photo of fondyball20
4.71/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of torwart68
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of arussolcsw
4.7/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of xcdarrel17
4.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TwBerk
4.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Paponetti44
4.52/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of jw1978
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwerner23
4.91/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jchism3505
4.66/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shluffy
4.27/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justin8mypants
4.19/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Squirrelsheriff
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Tons of flavor. Great smell. Super smooth. Overhyped? Nah.

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Photo of Cnuch80
4.33/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
4.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Coming from the East coast and sitting down at 3 Floyds for a night of pints has been one of the highlights of my beer-travelled life. Zombie Dust was the beer I was most excited for, and it was even better than I imagined it would be - and looking back at the considerably low abv. for a beer with that much flavour, I'm even more astounded. The only beer that excited me more was Permanent Funeral. Wow.

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Photo of Hop_God
4.87/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

L: Hazy Orange
S: citrus burst, candied orange, some tropical fruits.
T: The citra hops are fantastic in this. All those citrus fruits and tropical flavors.
F: creamy mouthfeel with a bite at the end
O: This is probably the best pale ale ive ever had, even though it borders the hoppiness of an IPA. Love the ZD.

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Photo of leitmotif
4.58/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.15/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Slightly hazy orange color with off-white head. Aroma is quite dank with some vegetal hop notes. Taste starts also quite vegetal and earthy with some nutty malt throughout and medium bitterness on the finish. Medium body and bitterness. Quite good but it think it’s quite overhyped.

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Photo of jfstilling
4.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwc215
4.31/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours slightly hazed deep golden with a lasting foamy white head. Strands of lacing stick.

The smell is of robust citrus - grapefruit and orange. Spicy, with some pale malt mixing in.

The taste is citric - grapefruit (some orange), balanced by a firm grainy malt backing. It has a bitter finish.

Smooth despite lingering bitterness. Juicy.

A hop-forward pale ale. Very well-done, to say the least. Great choice if you want a hoppy brew that is on the border of an APA and an IPA!

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Photo of Willyd81
4.71/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of yuenglingade
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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