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Alpha King - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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5,446 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,446
Reviews: 1,705
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 887
Gots: 704 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2000

A bold yet balanced American Pale Ale with slight caramel sweetness and aggressive citrus hoppiness. This is our flagship beer.

68 IBU
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I found this one on tap at The Shanachie.

This beer came a dull amber with bright cherry highlights with a dirty white sandpaper head.

Smelled of powerfully juicy, fruity and piney hopes with hints of pineapple in the background. The assertiveness, yet wholesomeness of these hops are really admirable!

Tastes of the same huge hops with a thin cider and pineapple sweet and sour, but the pine sap hops steal the show. There’s also a small sugar sweetness on the tip of my tongue in the finish along with a smooth light malt.

The mouth feel is medium bodied with a light tingly carbonation that help amplify the hop nature of this beer.

Hop-tastic! This is a really “in your face” hop experience but it doesn’t exceed any boundaries of decency. In fact, if pushes those boundaries nicely.

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@ Girl and Goat, Chicago IL

Dark honey color with a thick head. Kingly lace and retention.

Immersive grapefruit and wet grass aroma. So good.

Tastes like grapefruit juice. Lots and lots of hoppy grapefruit goodness with very little bitterness. Nice carmelized malt background. Sometimes I wonder why I love grapefruity beers but don't drink regular grapefruit juice. It has no alcohol, vitamin C, and it's cheaper. Beer is beer.

My first ever Three Floyds on tap. It's not something you forget.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,446 ratings.