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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

4,901 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,901
Reviews: 1,667
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 838
Gots: 484 | FT: 23
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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fiver29

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-20-2013 12:51:33 | More by fiver29
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cvalleskey

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

10-15-2013 22:51:59 | More by cvalleskey
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Sesmu

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-28-2013 03:12:13 | More by Sesmu
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-25-2012 00:12:06 | More by TubbyDullard
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ZS881107

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-25-2013 19:36:20 | More by ZS881107
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AJNIDEK


4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-30-2014 23:03:17 | More by AJNIDEK
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shiggins22

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-14-2014 20:03:55 | More by shiggins22
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Port_Seat

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-08-2014 18:32:14 | More by Port_Seat
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UCLABrewN84

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

Thanks to Pellinore1 for sending me this one!

Pours a clear honey orange with a 1 inch puffy tan head that settles to a film on the top of the beer. Thin sticky rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of tons of herbal and citrus zest. Taste is of sweet malt up front with a mainly citrus zest hop finish. Mild bitterness lingers on the palate after each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and slightly sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good pale ale with a nice kick of hops in the smell and taste.

10-09-2011 08:36:13 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-19-2013 23:18:15 | More by Tom_Gilman
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sobeleg

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-17-2011 00:19:57 | More by sobeleg
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Tanger112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-18-2014 02:04:44 | More by Tanger112
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mikekydd


4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-02-2012 23:19:20 | More by mikekydd
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-16-2014 02:20:49 | More by Goosehunter75
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mcaulifww

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-20-2012 20:12:46 | More by mcaulifww
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-09-2013 00:30:38 | More by OldhouseRecs
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anteater

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-11-2013 03:26:18 | More by anteater
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Wazeecha

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-13-2014 21:45:28 | More by Wazeecha
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jooky22

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-07-2013 07:00:23 | More by jooky22
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-15-2013 05:26:51 | More by claytong
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-09-2014 14:27:31 | More by DantheMan75
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-13-2014 23:42:34 | More by ChrisKayler
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b3shine

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

A good draft. When I put it in the pond of pale ales, I rate it towards the top. Yet the hoppiness almost warrants it being amongst ipa's, in which case I'd put it towards the middle of its peers. How you review it depends on if you wanna group it with the label's title or your or your palate's.

03-22-2011 01:58:58 | More by b3shine
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-19-2011 18:36:40 | More by Exiled
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-02-2012 11:16:34 | More by UNCCTDawg
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,901 ratings.