Zombie Dust | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Zombie DustZombie Dust

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

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

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4.78/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - A lively deep gold with a strong two finger head with excellent retention.
S - hoppy,floral,citrus. Fantastic
T - Everything just works together, pine, grapefruit, papaya, citrus. Finished with just the right amount of malt balance.
M - Medium body and a smooth finish.
O - This is as good as the hype and very happy that I finally got my hands on two. Now I need to get more.

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Photo of schoolboy
4.69/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is one of the most hyped brews there is. Notice that I did not say OVER-hyped, because it isn't - the hype is totally deserved. If you like hops an American style brews, this is about as good as it gets.

It pours a beautiful golden with partly cloudy and some head and lace. Very pretty in the glass. The aroma is perfect. It is strong and piney smelling. Complex and hoppy. Totally appealing.

The taste follows suit, with a cleanliness often missing from big ambitious brews. It finishes bitter and crisp. This is an awesome brew and I need to get me a bunch more. It would be cool to drink a few of these instead of just one.

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4.86/5  rDev +7.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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

A: Pours a nice golden yellow with a two finger head that fills the
glass. Lacing hangs around for the duration of drinking and coats the sides.
S: Piney resin, grapefruit and other fruits.
T: Can you get a better blended beer? Pine, grapefruit, citrus that blends deliciously with the malts
M: Nice carbonation that goes down smooth. Feels like a perfect beer.
O: I could drink this beer all day, every day. Deliciously well rounded and a pleasure to drink. It is worth all the hype and more.

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4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -11.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Circles413
2.92/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This is an okay beer. It's definitely not worth the hype that TF has made. I've tried it a few times & I just wasn't blown away. I've had other APA's/IPA's that I can say are much better. It's not a bad beer, but I wouldn't put it within my top 10 beers of all time.

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4.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I thought the only way I'd ever be able to try this top-rated brew was to fly to Chicago. But my friend BigStein88 got some in a trade and thanks to his generosity, I had a bottle to open.

Bottled 1/7/14. Interesting comic-bookish label art in multi-metallic colors.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn flute.

a: An appealing clear dark gold with an inch tall offwhite head which receded to thin surface foam and dense lacing. Little other detectable carbonation.

s: Intense pine resin.

t; Intense pine up front over a medium malt base. Bitterness lingers on the sides of the tongue, a little throat burn too. Soon all that softens and a pleasant floral aftertaste emerges, leaving the impression you've been drinking some sort of ambrosia rather than beer..

m: Moderate, good body, yet seems somehow lighter than it is. Probably the flavor makes it seem so.

o; A tasty and powerfully hoppy ale, well deserving its place among the top brews available. Great combination of appearance, aroma, flavors, hop bite, aftertaste, mouthfeel - this 'un has it all. Unfortunately I'm not expecting to get any more anytime soon.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.74/5  rDev +4.6%

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.53 out of 5 based on 9,997 ratings.
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