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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
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world-class

4,246 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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jacksonattack

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4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Visited the old stomping grounds of Lakeview/Lincoln Park for the weekend and managed to grab the last 2 sixers Binny's had. Was so excited.

This is pretty much my favorite beer. Not necessarily what I think is the best, but a beer I could drink every day for the rest of my life. Deep copper with a beautiful three finger head and really awesome lacing. The nose is like wildflowers, grass and pine... smells like a vibrant forest should. Excellent hop flavor right from the beginning the really fires the senses and adds some spice, and the floral flavors accent it very nicely. The malt takes somewhat of a backseat but is there to tie everything together with lingering sweetness. The mouthfeel is pretty standard for a pale ale, but the hoppy tingling and excellent carbonation are exceptional here as well.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 04:55:08 | More by jacksonattack
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,246 ratings.