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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

4,815 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,815
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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JayQue

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4.47/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great APA. Of course it would be a great IPA also. A citrusy hoppy delight. Thanks to woodchopper who supplied this one in a recent trade. As I work my way through the top 100 beers of fame, I find myself really enjoying the trip.

This one pours a clear reddish amber with a medium size off white head. Head retention is pretty good. There is thick lacing on the glass.

Smell is awesome. A strong blast of citrus hops, you don't even have to put your nose near the top of the glass.

Taste is as robust as the best IPAs. This beer reminds me of a slightly more subdued version of Celebration Ale, one of my all time favorites. There is a balance of caramel malts here as well, but hops are in the forefront.

Mouthfeel is rich and crisp. The level of bitterness is just right.

A great APA, I would love to have this readily available in my area.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 23:28:41 | More by JayQue
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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