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Alpha King - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,511 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,511
Reviews: 1,710
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 897
Gots: 763 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2000

A bold yet balanced American Pale Ale with slight caramel sweetness and aggressive citrus hoppiness. This is our flagship beer.

68 IBU
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 5/7- drank 5/21...only 2 weeks old!

A- Pours amber with a tallish white head as poured. Fades to a light covering with lacing on the glass.

S- Mid level smell of hops...not overpowering

T- Hops don't disappoint. Citrus flavor are nice and balanced.

MF- Feels smooth in the mouth. Coats it and fades aways at a good pace to not oulive its welcome, but leave you ready for the next gulp.

O- Overall, its an enjoyable pale ale. Easy drinking, tasty and easier to get than most other 3 Floyds.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a dark orange color with off-white frothy head that left chunky lace.

S- Citrusy, piney, sweet caramel, grapefruit, and floral notes.

T- Citrusy, piney, sweet caramel, sweet cracker malt, grapefruit, and floral notes.

M- Incredibly smooth and creamy, dry, soft carbonation, medium body, and refreshing.

O- An incredibly balanced and smooth pale ale. I was shocked my how impressive and strong the malt character was on this beer, it laid a great foundation for all the hop character.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is very hazy and caramel amber in color. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that quickly died down, leaving lacy webbing of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts are present in the nose underscored by notes of citrusy hops. The citrus becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
T: Like the smell, the taste starts out with flavors of caramel malts and transitions of flavors of citrusy hops that linger through the finish and contribute a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a very good balance between the malts and hops—you get a lot of the citrusy aromas and flavors with only a slight amount of bitterness.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,511 ratings.