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:
10,098
Reviews:
1,578
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
8.61%
 
 
Wants:
4,768
Gots:
3,329
For Trade:
104
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Ratings: 10,098 |  Reviews: 1,578
Photo of GarthDanielson
4.74/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, vibrant, golden-copper coloring with a steady flow of carbonation throughout the body, and a foamy, bubbly, low profile, off-white head. Aromas of tart and sweet grapefruit, lemon zest, and orange rind blending with dried grass and piney resinous notes. Flavors are very tartly sweet forward, heavy on citrus, but with some tropical notes here and there, as well. Pineapple and mango highlight the heavy notes of grapefruit and orange rind. All of this atop a bitter green backbone of pine resin, dried grass, and moss. Perfectly balanced, on effervesced, crisp, and dry body. The aftertaste is a solid, balanced blend of the bitter green notes and the citrus medley. Amazingly balanced from beginning to end. The finish is smooth, slightly dry, and effervesced from the carbonation that stays steady flowing the whole time you drink. Amazing beer!

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

huge thanks to minipork for sending this! bottled 4.13.16. poured into a tulip, orange gold with a fluffy white head.

nose is pretty faint... earthy dankness, grassy, bit of pineapple and light citrus zest. nice on the nose but definitely not jumping out at you. taste is definitely better, good orange, grapefruit, lemon/lime peel. definite sweetness, in part from a nice caramel malt, creates a candied citrus like taste. really nice. very subtle piney bitterness on the finish. mouthfeel is good, light carbonation, slightly creamy.

overall really glad to try this one. top notch ale!!

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Photo of knotes1963
4.35/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spartie05
4.2/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jbyrne1055
4.36/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bmillerpsu
4.81/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Fuzzysquishy78
4.96/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of joran1978
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of novamat
4.73/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Slimpo
4.26/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gheller7
4.94/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Yermomsfavorite
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Majestic
4.81/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of carlso_aw
4.06/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of austinhg
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of djchrismac
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mandypants11
4.63/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bcsteve89
3.88/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Datdubj1988
4.17/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tillmac62
4.45/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

BOD 3/30/16. Clear light amber (dark gold) pour. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

World class nose of citra hops - orange, pineapple, mango - over a pale malt base with a touch of biscuit and caramel.

Light medium body that is smooth in texture with a oily slickness. Very good carbonation / body balance with a mildly effervescent middle and a prickly finish.

The flavor profile is quite outstanding when rather cold, but becomes world class nearer room temperature. Being single hop, it is not complex but it is reasonable in intensity and very well balanced. It begins with a blended flavor that separates, to a degree, from the middle on. First is a general citrus flavor that hints at zest then flows to a mildly bittered middle. Bitterness is balanced by a subtle sweetness underneath that never really takes center stage when very cold, but shines near room temperature. From here the tropicals arrive...mango, pineapple and finally orange. Throughout the taste experience is a subtle earthy dank current that makes its strongest showing just before and through the finish. The finish lingers with a light dryness and zest.

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Photo of dannyrotten
4.64/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jvice2280
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rodosman
4.41/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thebeer_guy1
4.7/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Zombie Dust from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.53 out of 5 based on 10,098 ratings.
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