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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

4,943 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,943
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 842
Gots: 501 | 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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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-12-2012 20:30:51 | More by Lare453
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-12-2012 03:47:02 | More by funkyaudio
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nollie77

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-12-2012 02:41:11 | More by nollie77
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12%

11-11-2012 22:55:43 | More by craft_shannie
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Melonie

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-11-2012 19:51:05 | More by Melonie
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-11-2012 09:00:47 | More by SourAddict
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gshoes3

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-10-2012 00:08:17 | More by gshoes3
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duobob

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-08-2012 03:14:34 | More by duobob
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Mikedux30


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-08-2012 02:49:01 | More by Mikedux30
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BrettD

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-08-2012 01:44:06 | More by BrettD
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Litrecola

Manitoba (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-07-2012 21:20:35 | More by Litrecola
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Mojo333

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-07-2012 17:59:38 | More by Mojo333
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MacsBeerMaster

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-07-2012 06:17:38 | More by MacsBeerMaster
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dave122382

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-07-2012 02:29:40 | More by dave122382
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zonker17

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-06-2012 04:27:42 | More by zonker17
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WrathsU

Florida

4.13/5  rDev -3.1%

A - Ruddy brown or caramel colored body is brilliantly clear. Slightly khaki and cream head is long lived and lacing is good.

S - Big cascade hop smell to me, which is to say grainy and slight citrus. Decent malt backbone to it, there are no huge citrus/tropical fruit smells to it at all. Perhaps a slight orange characteristic in there somewhere.

T - Huge cascade notes with the signature grapefruit taste. Very similar to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale which isn't a bad thing at all. This one tastes a bit sweeter with some more orange characteristic to it and the malt bill is more present. A really nice bitterness level throughout and a pretty dry finish considering how relatively sweet it is.

M - Medium bodied with a good level of carbonation and no alcohol burn.

O - A really good pale ale. If this was around my area of living it would be a staple alongside SNPA. Overall it's nothing PHENOMENAL or revolutionary, but it's a damn good drinking beer.

11-05-2012 23:56:53 | More by WrathsU
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Grfilwett

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-05-2012 20:25:14 | More by Grfilwett
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-04-2012 16:05:34 | More by MacStinson
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DeadGuyRyan

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-04-2012 02:47:56 | More by DeadGuyRyan
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Hopmarc

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-03-2012 15:20:51 | More by Hopmarc
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-03-2012 02:47:28 | More by tbone1384
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OMG

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-03-2012 02:06:43 | More by OMG
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fattire513

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-02-2012 21:43:21 | More by fattire513
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-02-2012 11:16:34 | More by UNCCTDawg
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LivingWeapon

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-02-2012 02:21:36 | More by LivingWeapon
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,943 ratings.