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:
10,044
Reviews:
1,565
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
8.61%
 
 
Wants:
4,759
Gots:
3,306
For Trade:
103
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Ratings: 10,044 |  Reviews: 1,565
Photo of jchandler3
4.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mkh012
4.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Hopleaf in Chicago.

Slightly cloudy orange with a finger of white head. A nice departure from the NEIPAs I've been drinking lately.

Nose is pure Citra. Orange rind, grapefruit, and pine.

The taste follows. Floral, hoppy, citric. Easy-drinking. Medium bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall, very good and deservingly a legend, but maybe not as mind-blowing as I expected. 9/10

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Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gopens44
4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Looks pretty arrogant or menacing, maybe a blend of both. Hazy dirty orange caramel with a constant cascade of bubbles making their way to the well laced, cream colored sheet on top. Nose is potent a few feet away, as the grapefruit dandelion duo overpowers. Any questions on depth are immediately washed away upon first swig, as the grapefruit and floral attack has caramel malt backup before this shockingly light drinker all but vanishes, leaving a memorable bitterness.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a muddy orange color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that fell off at a moderate pace. Speckled lace, semi-sticky.
The aroma possessed a fine blend of citrusy and piney hops - bold, zesty, spicy and bitter claiming a nice smooth caramel malt base following into a light earthiness.
The flavor was fully bittersweet between the citrus, pine, and zesty sort of spicy hop boldness. Malt base tasted nice against the hops. Aftertaste was light and kept to the hops more than expected for an APA.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a great sessionability about it. Hop harshness isn't distracting - bitterness is there but not controlling.
Overall, well done APA, spectacular for a session, a bit hoppier for the style but an honest to goodness all around great beer!

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Photo of NamelessBeerDrinker
4.54/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I'm of the subspecies that was never too crazy about extremely hoppy beers, but I'll drink this any time. Between Zombie Dust and Three Floyd's Yum Yum, there must be a pale ale aficionado in me yet.

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Photo of sportprosecutor
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HardyA
4/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jplake85
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yellowish amber color. Smells like straight citrus. Maybe a hint of caramel malt. Tastes like orange and grapefruit with a slight caramel malt backbone. Dry finish. I could drink the whole six pack easily. Hands down one of the best ipa/pales available. If you haven't tried this one do yourself a favor. An absolutely fantastic brew!!!

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Photo of Vandy21
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shabadoojr
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of marycarol
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Noles9585
4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jsh987
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of raspy22
4.71/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of taters21
4.64/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of motafied
4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bauers
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cmurphy7
3.65/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trevorpost
4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Coho11
4.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Miska
4.11/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of umichfan
4.19/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmukid87
4.65/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jrodsmrs51
4.71/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.53 out of 5 based on 10,044 ratings.
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