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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

4,248 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4248
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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Beertinez

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

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a hazy amber with a 1 finger head that disappears after a few moments. Leaves a fair amount of lacing on the glass.

The smell is full of citrus hops. Very pleasant. I also pick up faint smell of a caramel type of malt.

This beer tastes like a beefed up version of the Pride and Joy. Hint of a caramel type sweetness in the malts with a very nice kick of hops with a slight piney-ness and and citrus. Think grapefruit.

Feels light and is very drinkable.

Overall, this beer is great! Highly recommended. As mentioned, it tastes like a beefed up Pride and Joy. A little more hop presence which is great. I definitely would choose this over the Pride and Joy if both are available.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2010 08:03:37 | More by Beertinez
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,248 ratings.