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

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Alpha King Pale AleAlpha King Pale Ale

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4,814 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,814
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 828
Gots: 443 | FT: 24
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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BrianOhio

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Stopped by the Three Floyds brewpub in Munster and initially had this on tap...but brought a 6er home as I liked it so much.

Pour is a slightly cloudy amber with a thick 2 finger head. I know in the brewpub I said "wow" when I took a wiff. Pale Ale? The smell is much closer to a good IPA...plenty of delicious hoppy aroma.

Taste is that of a good IPA as well...bright citrus, orange and pineapple. Just enough bite in the finish...grassy with notes of pepper. Overall well balanced.

If we're going to call this a Pale Ale, this is the one by which all others are measured. A great beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 23:23:36 | More by BrianOhio
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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