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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

4,801 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,801
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 828
Gots: 437 | 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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suspect

New York

4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect pint glass. Thanks to my buddy Todd for the Indiana > NY trade.

A: Beautiful, crystal clear, amber color. Mildly aggressive pour leads to a fluffy white two finger head that takes some time to go away and leaves a thick layer of lacing.

S: Woah - smells like an IPA. A really really nice IPA. Piney hops up front, caramel malt back end. This is a wonderfully smelling Pale Ale that really can't be understated.

T: Boom goes the hop dynamite. Hops up front, hops on the back end, hops hops hops. The malt is there to create some balance but holy wow is this the hop-heads wet dream of a Pale Ale.

M: Bitter back end, bitter aftertaste. The aftertaste doesn't linger but that's what makes this a great Pale Ale, not an IPA!!

O: Probably the best Pale Ale I've ever had. I'm a hop head and this is easily the hoppiest pale ale I've ever had. It's easy drinking, a perfect 6.5%. This beer is one I'll be getting a steady supply of as it's one of the best beers I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2011 03:03:22 | More by suspect
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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,801 ratings.