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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

4,690 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,690
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 821
Gots: 407 | 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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Marty30

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-17-2011 20:22:27 | More by Marty30
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 15:20:13 | More by thewimperoo
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pgaveau

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 15:12:24 | More by pgaveau
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 14:33:18 | More by nathanjohnson
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freewill35

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 08:44:45 | More by freewill35
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Deeeeezzzzznuts

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-17-2011 06:18:30 | More by Deeeeezzzzznuts
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pest

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 05:43:59 | More by pest
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Listers

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

11-17-2011 04:46:51 | More by Listers
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Undated bottle received from funkyaudio in US/Can BIF. Thanks! Poured at 4C into a Perfect Pint glass.

A. Quite dark and amber-like for a "pale" win a bit of haze and a nice head that leaves oodles of lacing.
S: A fairly dank nose for a pale ale, with loads of citrus and pine in the nose, but finishes with a caramel sweetness.
T: Follows closely with the nose. Sweetness battling the bitterness with notes of caramel, citrus, hints of pine and finishing with a touch of oranges and lemon.
M: Decent carbonation makes the beer pop a little but the bitterness clings mightily to the palate.
O: Virtually an IPA here. Quite nice, though not super-sensational.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 00:50:31 | More by kjyost
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azureoval

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-17-2011 00:47:09 | More by azureoval
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sobeleg

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-17-2011 00:19:57 | More by sobeleg
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litheum94

California

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

No bottling dates. 12 oz bottle. Reviewed 2/2/11.

Bright red-brown body, leaning more to the red side of the spectrum. Not much of a head; dirty white in color, and it fades fast.

Tons of cascade hops, citrusy, oily and piney. Robust caramel and malts. Slightly flowery. A hop showcase.

Hops kick in the door right away with citric tartness. Bitter pine leads into a robust malt profile that is caramel in flavor. Some breadiness. Leads into more citrus hops, tasting of tangerines. Dry and long lasting bitterness.

An amazing pale ale. Excellent.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 23:29:49 | More by litheum94
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pittsburghkid66

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-16-2011 19:56:25 | More by pittsburghkid66
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-16-2011 19:15:40 | More by Satchboogie
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denimdemon

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-16-2011 17:41:46 | More by denimdemon
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RichBeer

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-16-2011 07:37:36 | More by RichBeer
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bigmanmac

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-16-2011 03:42:43 | More by bigmanmac
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uturn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-16-2011 03:27:43 | More by uturn
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discreplayboss

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 22:22:22 | More by brandoman63
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jsulko

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 21:33:43 | More by jsulko
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Seimore

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 19:51:40 | More by Seimore
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brycevolk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-15-2011 17:47:22 | More by brycevolk
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,690 ratings.