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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

4,952 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,952
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 842
Gots: 503 | 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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ThunderChicken7

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-22-2013 23:55:13 | More by ThunderChicken7
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socalbrewlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-22-2013 22:43:47 | More by socalbrewlvr
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alexm1309

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-22-2013 01:03:16 | More by alexm1309
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mpenning13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-21-2013 14:52:19 | More by mpenning13
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ms333

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

09-21-2013 11:23:23 | More by ms333
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MANNZITO

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-21-2013 01:23:48 | More by MANNZITO
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Matt_Ortiz

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-20-2013 21:09:07 | More by Matt_Ortiz
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APH

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-20-2013 19:20:22 | More by APH
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Gr8Lakes

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-20-2013 11:52:26 | More by Gr8Lakes
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JOrtt

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-20-2013 01:53:50 | More by JOrtt
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -29.6%

09-19-2013 23:02:11 | More by BarrytheBear
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MathNut

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.4%

09-19-2013 03:35:33 | More by MathNut
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

4.46/5  rDev +4.7%

Nonic pint served up at the brewery - my first 3F.

Pours deep amber with a 1-2F off white head. Great lacing!

Good balance in the aromas - nice mix of earth, caramel malts, and citrusy hops.

Flavors are virtually all hop-forward. Grapefruit skin leads the way, with some orange pith, and kiss lemon zest. Could've used a touch more sweetness for my taste, but he'll, I'm a sweet tooth. MF is awesome ... Clean, and crisp as hell for the ABV.

Killer APA, no doubt

09-19-2013 00:57:36 | More by BeerImmediately
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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

09-18-2013 22:24:06 | More by nineworldseries
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santa216

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-17-2013 20:21:39 | More by santa216
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

@ Girl and Goat, Chicago IL

Dark honey color with a thick head. Kingly lace and retention.

Immersive grapefruit and wet grass aroma. So good.

Tastes like grapefruit juice. Lots and lots of hoppy grapefruit goodness with very little bitterness. Nice carmelized malt background. Sometimes I wonder why I love grapefruity beers but don't drink regular grapefruit juice. It has no alcohol, vitamin C, and it's cheaper. Beer is beer.

My first ever Three Floyds on tap. It's not something you forget.

09-17-2013 18:47:02 | More by donkeyrunner
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bca115

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

09-17-2013 05:53:53 | More by bca115
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instinct2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-17-2013 02:22:10 | More by instinct2
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Plane2port

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-17-2013 01:41:57 | More by Plane2port
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ducksoup

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-17-2013 00:39:16 | More by ducksoup
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C_Roetting

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-16-2013 17:03:48 | More by C_Roetting
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-16-2013 01:00:51 | More by Rod_J
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Agentveba

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-15-2013 19:22:06 | More by Agentveba
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-15-2013 07:22:48 | More by JMurphy41
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Hacksaw99

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-15-2013 03:37:10 | More by Hacksaw99
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,952 ratings.