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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

4,811 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,811
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 829
Gots: 441 | FT: 24
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: 4,811 | Reviews: 1,664 | Display Reviews Only:
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jamvt

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-21-2013 13:48:11 | More by jamvt
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Dbrulet

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-21-2013 06:16:18 | More by Dbrulet
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-20-2013 18:04:58 | More by Vuaspeliador
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Smurf2055

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aquired in a trade with hombrepalo, thanks!

Pours a rich clear copper with three fingers of off-white head and good retention.

Smell is tropical fruits, mango and a slight floral hop.

Taste is bittersweet, floral hops and some fruitiness, earthy finish.

Very drinkable. Very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 02:00:52 | More by Smurf2055
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-19-2013 01:35:06 | More by lonewolfcry
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SonOfOdin

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-19-2013 01:34:44 | More by SonOfOdin
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BlueWinged35

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-18-2013 21:08:55 | More by BlueWinged35
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Birdsong73

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Alpha king is the flag ship beer for Three Floyd's. As a result, it needs to be a solid tasting beer and it is. It is a bit cloudy, but it has a very hoppy taste that is common in many of the Three Floyd's beers. If I was at a party and that was among a variety of other beers, I would grab it first (followed by a Zombie Dust). The only problems with the beer are the price, around $12 a six pack, and availability.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 23:24:35 | More by Birdsong73
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mrw1zard

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-16-2013 16:29:26 | More by mrw1zard
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-16-2013 12:57:32 | More by Devman171
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TheKep

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-16-2013 05:11:38 | More by TheKep
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-15-2013 22:12:03 | More by FortKnox15
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-15-2013 14:40:20 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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Funhausen

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2013 17:49:48 | More by Funhausen
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MMBrew

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-14-2013 02:22:13 | More by MMBrew
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2013 00:47:24 | More by pathman
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myuncle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

07-13-2013 13:03:42 | More by myuncle
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pstam87

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-13-2013 01:55:15 | More by pstam87
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-12-2013 18:40:38 | More by MattXT
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planbee

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

07-11-2013 20:34:35 | More by planbee
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-11-2013 16:09:58 | More by LincolnHawk
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Chip_K

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-11-2013 15:13:11 | More by Chip_K
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-11-2013 03:04:34 | More by BillRoth
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-11-2013 02:54:49 | More by srgj88
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oilcan01

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-10-2013 23:38:15 | More by oilcan01
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,811 ratings.