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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

4,780 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,780
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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NathanFink

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-18-2012 15:43:05 | More by NathanFink
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KajII

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Shaker Glass]

The pour was a clear copper brown with an average (1-2 finger) beige fluffy head that had great retention and possessed really good sheets of streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a sweet biscuit malt, spruce and cascade hops and a sweet doughy yeast with notes of citrus (orange), caramel and a pronounced dark fruit (plum) presence.

The taste was lightly sweet and malty with a note of caramel and a strong fruity presence in the beginning, and then became somewhat hoppy with a nice creamy bitter citrus peel ending. The flavor lasted an average duration following the swallow with a wonderful sweet hoppiness left lying on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was a bit beyond light in body with a creamy dry texture and a medium carbonation.

Overall this was a very well balanced Pale Ale, with just the right amount of bitterness to go along with the mild fruity sweetness...

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Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 14:18:50 | More by KajII
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jisom123

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-17-2012 23:48:51 | More by jisom123
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BWHD

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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accarp


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-13-2012 21:49:09 | More by laxer8811
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jhatomic

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Travisnin

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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flynn1648

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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JimSmetana

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Samjuan12

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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jacobdensford

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-03-2012 16:24:08 | More by jacobdensford
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Mango

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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jarhead92

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-01-2012 19:23:45 | More by Highstplz
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,780 ratings.