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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

4,246 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4246
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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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml bottle, poured into a tulip glass.

7.3%abv

Pours with a coppery body, small dense off tan head, not particularly great retention

Smell, tonnes of thick aggressive piney hops, cascade primarily. Lemony, some thick creamy malt, slightly musky

Taste, creamy with a ballsy strong malt backbone. Dirty strong hops, really lasting on the palette

Mmmm...one of those really big tasty american ales, i'd have thought this would be an ipa

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2005 18:32:34 | More by cypressbob
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,246 ratings.