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Alpha King Pale Ale - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

Alpha King Pale AleAlpha King Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,225 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4225
Reviews: 1646
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%


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

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
3 Floyd’s flagship beer, Alpha King is a big American pale ale that pours a deep amber with a creamy head. This ale is brewed with Centennial, Cascade, and Warrior hops giving it an intense citrus aroma and a crisp hoppy finish.

68 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2000)
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Reviews by AdmiralDiaz:
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AdmiralDiaz

Minnesota

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle to pint glass.

A: Looks great. I love the crimson that's flowing with bubbles, some hanging to the side while others support a huge off-white head, which ends up leaving pretty nice lacing.

S: Lots of fruit with a solid hop background and some slight pine.

T: Perfect balance between the fruitiness and the hop bitterness, which becomes most prominent in the finish. Fruits include a little bit of citrus, melon, and maybe some berries. Very impressive.

M&D: Mouthfeel was good, medium body with solid carbonation makes for a nice drink. The drinkability is pretty high for this beer. I could sit and have a few of these and not get bored of overwhelmed.

Overall: What most impressed me about this beer is that it's one of the few top 100-borderline top100 beers that's simply enjoyable. This beer has no amazing qualities you can't find in other beers, it's just a well-balanced delightful beer with no weak points. One of the best I've had in a while...glad to be on the Wisc. border.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 09:45:00 | More by AdmiralDiaz
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Three Floyds Alpha King

F=6 ?

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A: Dark amber to brown in color as carbination slowly rises to the top of glass

S: Meh . . . nothin' really

T: Ok, again . . . Nothin' exciting. Not bad but rather boring

M: Medium-sized feel. Good bitter finish

O: Was kinda excited to try my first 3F offering but Alpha King is a boring beer. Just not fun to me. Not sure what the hype is about. I won't be back.

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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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