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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

5,013 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,013
Reviews: 1,671
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 841
Gots: 519 | FT: 25
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

InfragilisBrew, Sep 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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rxeight, Sep 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.79/5  rDev -11%

Poured from tap into nonic pint at the brewery. Deep caramel color with a nice foamy head. Piney hop and sweet caramel aroma. taste is bitter hops with some sweet caramel finish. For me the bitterness is just too much. Its actually way too bitter for my likes; which is the norm for FFF. Huge malt and bitter profile - and lots of people like that, just not me. Good brew for sure, I just don't get the hype on this one.

DrinkSlurm, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Thirsty_Moe, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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Higy, Sep 11, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev -7.3%

12oz bottle, no bottle date
New Belgium globe

A: Cloudy deep orange leading to amber. Good full finger of off white head. Sticky lacing sheeting left on the glass.

S: Earthy hops. Sweet malts. Pine. Smells bready but still fresh. Getting more earthy hops than the citrus and grapefruit.

T: Nice punch of pine hops. More middle of the road than I remembered, but its been a while. Dry finish.

M: Medium bodied.

inlimbo77, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

mattafett, Sep 08, 2013
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,013 ratings.