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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

4,692 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,692
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 821
Gots: 408 | 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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Ratings: 4,692 | Reviews: 1,664 | Display Reviews Only:
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Gipsy_Danger

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

10-23-2013 22:54:50 | More by Gipsy_Danger
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Tjryan

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-23-2013 20:29:59 | More by Tjryan
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TPONY51

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-23-2013 05:02:46 | More by TPONY51
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1FatJ

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-23-2013 02:08:59 | More by 1FatJ
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WallingBrew

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-22-2013 23:39:56 | More by WallingBrew
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Skater_Rich

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-22-2013 22:17:03 | More by Skater_Rich
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caponeduke

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-22-2013 13:36:27 | More by caponeduke
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass

A: Tawney amber; opaque. A white one-finger head that turns to medium sized bubbles. Curtain-y lacing.

S: Piney hops, light malts. Earthy.

T: A fantastic hop/malt mix. Grassy hops meet sweet malts. Spices blend in. Orange peel adds to the citrus effect. Very smooth and balanced. A dry finish. Could drink this one all afternoon.

M: Medium with medium, frothy lacing.

O: An outstanding pale ale. Wish more beers tasted like this.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 17:17:58 | More by brewskifan55
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PaulyB83

Michigan

4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a straight nonic glass. No bottling date, some numbers on bottom of bottle but can't tell what they mean

A- Pours a medium-deep amber with a good sized lingering slightly off white head

S- Bright citrus hops, not heavy in the bitter aroma. A malty sweetness

T- Nice medium bitter and pine hops and heavy citrus notes on the front. A lingering malty sweetness. Not to heavy on either end to throw it off balance.

M- Medium body not too lingering and refreshing enough to have a couple.

O- This my first Three Floyds offering and felt I should go with this one as it is their flagship beer. Amazing balance of not being too hoppy for a lighter bodied APA.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 01:57:33 | More by PaulyB83
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Jakethesnake503

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-20-2013 22:45:42 | More by Jakethesnake503
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-20-2013 19:52:44 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Newbiebeer

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-20-2013 02:30:26 | More by Newbiebeer
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jschwei

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-20-2013 00:59:29 | More by jschwei
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Bwagner1122

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-20-2013 00:41:31 | More by Bwagner1122
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ac22rush

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-20-2013 00:39:08 | More by ac22rush
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TonyJ815

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-19-2013 21:36:12 | More by TonyJ815
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-19-2013 18:12:01 | More by Woodman70
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-19-2013 03:02:59 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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eclosson22

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-19-2013 00:41:23 | More by eclosson22
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

10-18-2013 20:51:54 | More by EvoJoe
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Sunn

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-18-2013 05:01:41 | More by Sunn
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DannyLeahy

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-17-2013 22:57:29 | More by DannyLeahy
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ceeper

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-17-2013 16:09:35 | More by ceeper
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estevan1024

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

10-16-2013 21:14:04 | More by estevan1024
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-15-2013 23:00:41 | More by HelpMeBloody
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,692 ratings.