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Alpha Kong - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
91
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149 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orbitalr0x on 03-13-2005)
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jasonjlewis

Texas

4.65/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Nice head and decent retention. Nice amber color. More color than the average belgian strong pale ale.

Smell is of cloves, coriander, and orange peel. Typical of the style.

Taste is awesome: I love la fin du monde. Well, I did at first, but I'm not in the mood for it much any more because it's clovey. I think it might be a seasonal thing. This beer is so balanced and awesome, it makes me crave more belgians. I wish I had more than the one sample from DAVID EDDIE! (thanks). The flavors are so balanced. The orange peel and coriander are balanced perfectly by cloves and caramel malts. I wonder if the yeast strain toned down the "over the topness" of some belgian strongs that have turned me off this season. I'm glad I finally cracked this bottle. I did not even notice the 15% abv. I thought it was about 8%/. This tells you that candy sugar wasn't simply added to boost the abvs as a shortcut.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean.

The most drinkable belgian strong pale ale I have ever had, not to mention it's 15% abv! Holy shit. 5+++ on drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2007 06:55:32 | More by jasonjlewis
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Alpha Kong from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.