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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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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,780 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,780
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 825
Gots: 429 | 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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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

No date on the bottle.

A - Poured a 2 finger off white fluffy head with a amberish clear body. Look nice and well carbonated. Leaves excellent lacing. This brew looks frothy and thick when moved around.

S - The nose smells like a straight up IPA, with lots of Pine, with some citrus, slight garlic, and a distinct bready malt backbone.

T - Follows the nose well, pine forward, some spiciness that last throughout, dank resin, little citrus, grassy and a sweet malty breadyness balances this brew. However, definitely hoped forward with no detection of the alcohol.

M - Very soft medium full bodied beer that feels lovely in the mouth. All I can say is smooth and drinkable. Hops do bite your taste buds after awhile. Carbonation is spot on to offset the softness of this brew, well done!

O - Glad to have finally been able to try a Three Floyds Brew not to mention their flagship beer. This one definitely delivers full flavor for a Pale Ale and almost reminds me of an IPA with its characteristics. Even though this seems to be a huge Pale Ale it delivers and definitely does not disappoint, keep it up FFF! Oh I wish I had another one.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 23:19:13 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,780 ratings.