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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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4,796 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 4,796
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 827
Gots: 431 | 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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Neffbeer

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle with no freshness dating. Poured into a tulip.

A: Pours an amber color with some serious orange hues. There is a two finger head with great retention. It lasts for some time and leaves behind a bunch of lacing.

S: Hops are out front with grapefruit and pine cones. As the my nose adjusts to the lupulin haze the malt presence bursts through. Caramel and toasted grain balance out the aroma.

T: It starts of pretty darn hoppy with a flash of grapefruit and pine, but the malt is not lost. Caramel and toasted bread hit mid-palate and follow to the end as it finishes with a bitter hop blast nice and dry.

M: Medium feel with some creamy carbonation. The malts provide some heft as I swish it around in my mouth.

O: Good example of the APA. More hoppy than its predecessors for sure, but just malty enough to hang on.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 02:10:55 | More by Neffbeer
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,796 ratings.