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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

4,779 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,779
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 825
Gots: 429 | 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: 4,779 | Reviews: 1,664 | Display Reviews Only:
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admonster00

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-15-2013 20:38:09 | More by admonster00
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-15-2013 12:10:21 | More by Artjsantos
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cowen72

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-15-2013 04:36:50 | More by cowen72
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-15-2013 00:23:00 | More by Beeranator
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-15-2013 00:12:13 | More by NHbeerfishing
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ACB

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-14-2013 22:06:16 | More by ACB
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adamcarlson28

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-14-2013 18:19:54 | More by adamcarlson28
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xxcarpxx

Alabama

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-14-2013 03:10:54 | More by xxcarpxx
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TastyAdventure

Kentucky

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Scored one of these at Gerst Huas in Evansville IN.

A - caramel. brown caramel. A little dark for the style. But a great 1 and 1/2 finger head that lasts.

S - mmm. The best part. Citrus. Strong citrus. But still balanced.

T - Strong hops. This is where I get confused between Pale Ales and IPAs. This one is right in the middle! It leaves a strong after taste of hops, but during tasting it still had a well balanced malt profile. Citrus hops with some rough (but not overpowering) cut grass.

Mouthfeel was absolutely great.

Overall, I think this should be classified as an IPA. I dont normally like IPAs, but this was good!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 02:44:29 | More by TastyAdventure
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-14-2013 01:53:08 | More by Canada_Dan
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-13-2013 22:52:49 | More by zekeman17
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djre4orm

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-13-2013 19:31:42 | More by djre4orm
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goalie33

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-13-2013 01:40:26 | More by goalie33
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brewdog444

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-12-2013 02:32:28 | More by brewdog444
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pk18

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-12-2013 00:30:47 | More by pk18
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a tulip.

A- dark copper-amber color, brilliant and glowing. Fluffy 1-plus finger linen-white head with good retention and lacing to go.

S-mild intoxicating aroma of pine hops, fresh citrus, and pale malts.

T-piney, refreshing mild citrus, caramel maltiness.

M- One of the smoothest , best feeling beers that I've had. Not light, just smooth. Tingly up front, some hop bite in the end. Refreshing carbonation. Resinous.

O- Wow! So complete and balabced, flavorful and drinkable. Spot on ABV and IBUs. The one thing that I don't like...the butt-ugly label. Petty, I know.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2013 21:21:29 | More by NiceTaps
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chrisp1090

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

06-11-2013 19:07:16 | More by chrisp1090
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Hopbully

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-11-2013 05:29:19 | More by Hopbully
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JammyV

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

06-11-2013 03:41:42 | More by JammyV
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kevrice88

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-11-2013 00:53:38 | More by kevrice88
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-10-2013 23:05:15 | More by jbaker67
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EdTheEdge

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-10-2013 12:48:19 | More by EdTheEdge
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jarrgal

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-10-2013 01:51:51 | More by jarrgal
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Skunkyluvmuffin

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-10-2013 01:22:26 | More by Skunkyluvmuffin
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chase2634

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-09-2013 14:21:37 | More by chase2634
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,779 ratings.