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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

4,797 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,797
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 828
Gots: 435 | 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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oilcan01

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-10-2013 23:38:15 | More by oilcan01
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blklabel

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-10-2013 02:03:34 | More by blklabel
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy amber

Smell is citrus, pine, caramel malt,

Taste is bitter citrus and pine up front, malt is there with caramel mostly

mouthfeel Light, Is medium, average carbonation, finishes clean with slight bitterness,

Nice apa, would buy more if it was dated.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 00:55:58 | More by nickapalooza86
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derbledraught

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-10-2013 00:53:29 | More by derbledraught
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-09-2013 18:51:56 | More by mixed_master7
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-09-2013 18:30:35 | More by mrfrancis
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wildcats10

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-09-2013 03:17:53 | More by wildcats10
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dctriman

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-09-2013 00:20:34 | More by dctriman
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nandemo1

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-08-2013 21:08:07 | More by nandemo1
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-08-2013 16:48:54 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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HardWater

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-08-2013 13:21:24 | More by HardWater
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

07-07-2013 22:12:33 | More by Benjiehorn
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BullBearHawk

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-07-2013 16:22:31 | More by BullBearHawk
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YOpassDAmike

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-06-2013 05:40:06 | More by YOpassDAmike
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ygolordned

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-06-2013 02:30:42 | More by ygolordned
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kbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-06-2013 00:54:25 | More by kbrown
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orion320

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-06-2013 00:41:39 | More by orion320
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speedvagen

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-05-2013 22:32:38 | More by speedvagen
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-04-2013 18:57:16 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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DJScoJo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-03-2013 05:58:36 | More by DJScoJo
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: As i poured forth this necktor into my goblet (a FFF Teku) a off white head, 2 fingers tall arose and sustained for a couple of spins of the minute hand. As it fell a chunky honeycomb texture was revealed and laced the edge of said goblet. The ale that spewed from the glass bottle was a dark shade of crimson with a strong haze, but not enought to let the light shine through the edges to provide a glowing orange hue.

S: A fruit from a tropical land; mango, strawberry and melon burst forth from the firm pine forefront. Meager amounts of caramel and bread cower in the background.

T: Firm bittering spews forth to tame the malty sweetness. The tropical melons and stonefruit follow your tounge from the beggining to end, but durring the finale the pine jumps in to steal the last word. Caramel malty flavors are more dominant than the nose would indicate making a nice complex flavor even better.

M: Moderate to dry finish from this ale, carbonation is moderate as well. no off flavors, just a smooth hoppy beer.

O: A very tasty, easy drinking, hoppy beer. The bitterness is smooth and round with lots of aroma but there is still a malt flavor that make it interesting. An old favorite.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 01:53:50 | More by guityler83
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GABrew

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-02-2013 20:57:04 | More by GABrew
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dan027

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-02-2013 20:24:26 | More by dan027
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Dagsy

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-02-2013 19:16:13 | More by Dagsy
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Goobastic

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-02-2013 17:14:30 | More by Goobastic
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,797 ratings.