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Alpha King - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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5,511 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,511
Reviews: 1,710
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 897
Gots: 763 | FT: 28
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 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: The beer itself is a dark orange amber color. The head is a light off white.
S:I am picking up a combination or apricots and grapefruit. Niehter of which totally stick out.
T:The hops a nice floral on the back. Those are matched up and balanced well with a touch of sweet malt.
M:Like many pale ales, this one is big fat, round and syrupy.
D:This is probably one of the best pale ales I have had.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle received as an extra. Had many times bror but finally getting around to reviewing.

A - Pours a medium amber/copper Clear. Medium white head. Good lacing.
S - Harmonious balance of hops and malt. Not enough hops to be an IPA, but great for an APA.
T - Much more malts than I remember from the past. Not sure if the recipie has changed or my palate has, but much more malty than I remember. Where did the hoppy goodness go?
M - Medium body/carbonation.
O - Either the recipie has changed, or I have, but Alpha King is nowhere near as hoppy and delicious as I remember. Regardless, it's still a GOOD APA, but pales in comparison to the Zombie King I just had. Will re-visit again to confirm freshness.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,511 ratings.