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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

4,937 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,937
Reviews: 1,668
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 842
Gots: 502 | 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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ShadyRigglesbee

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-24-2014 03:51:41 | More by ShadyRigglesbee
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Whiteweasel

Illinois

4.37/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured from a bottle, drank from a seidel.

A: A rusty red colour. Clear, but with plenty of carbonation flowing upwards. Aggressive white head, with sticky intricate lacing down the side of the glass. 4.3

S: Powerful citrus primarily, rich rich hops, sweet but very clean smelling. Quite flowery and delicious. Pure hop deliciousness abounds, and not much else. Which is okay with me; it smells amazing. 4.65

T: Alright, I get that it's a mega-hop beer, but this is a bit overboard. If you've ever eaten a hop flower, this is a toned down version of that. With that said, the hop overload is nicely complimented by a sweet caramel aspect. Not bad. 4

M: I'm burping flowery hops, this is so awesome. A tiny bit astringent, but an excellent mouthfeel. 4.9

Overall: Fantastic, super hoppy, it does what it set out to do fantastically. 4.4

08-24-2014 02:22:45 | More by Whiteweasel
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sengelha

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

08-23-2014 23:07:29 | More by sengelha
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Karpediem85

Minnesota

3.68/5  rDev -13.6%

08-23-2014 21:31:37 | More by Karpediem85
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l0rddavis

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-23-2014 18:52:39 | More by l0rddavis
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notdriving

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

08-23-2014 16:03:04 | More by notdriving
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Chris7482

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-23-2014 01:24:10 | More by Chris7482
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SimonTja

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-23-2014 00:47:47 | More by SimonTja
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Simplykind

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-22-2014 20:21:43 | More by Simplykind
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Hootie159

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

08-22-2014 18:23:17 | More by Hootie159
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IBUQT

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-22-2014 02:43:03 | More by IBUQT
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rubberarm21

Florida

4.68/5  rDev +9.9%

08-22-2014 01:36:18 | More by rubberarm21
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Beervana

Denmark

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-21-2014 17:49:36 | More by Beervana
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canonguy14

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-21-2014 03:34:39 | More by canonguy14
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-20-2014 20:55:26 | More by Doomcifer
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rhynosorus

California

3.76/5  rDev -11.7%

08-19-2014 22:33:11 | More by rhynosorus
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tonafernandez

Tennessee

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

08-19-2014 20:07:07 | More by tonafernandez
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BryanCorrell

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

08-19-2014 18:22:09 | More by BryanCorrell
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Highbury09

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-19-2014 13:50:31 | More by Highbury09
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MypSE

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-19-2014 02:47:16 | More by MypSE
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cecilIPA

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

I know this is not an IPA but you sure would think it was when you first put it to your lips. very bold and has a very distinctive . One of my new favorites and look forward to trying more from this brewery.

08-18-2014 18:00:03 | More by cecilIPA
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12%

08-18-2014 17:45:58 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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jdaw1184


4.32/5  rDev +1.4%

08-18-2014 01:41:37 | More by jdaw1184
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srbeatty

Indiana

4.21/5  rDev -1.2%

08-17-2014 21:48:46 | More by srbeatty
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Stillmakingnoise

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-17-2014 20:54:35 | More by Stillmakingnoise
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,937 ratings.