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Alpha King - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,351 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,351
Reviews: 1,687
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 876
Gots: 635 | 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:
A bold yet balanced American Pale Ale with slight caramel sweetness and aggressive citrus hoppiness. This is our flagship beer.

68 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2000)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an orangish copper color with a thick tan head. The nose has a big bouquet of fruity and floral hops along with big fruity malts. Taste is also an explosion of citrusy hops over sweet bready malts. A medium body is nicely carbonated and goes down quite well. A very well made brew.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: beautiful clear caramel color with a 1 inch head. The thickness allows a few drops of beer to float on the head like a hover-craft, and I like that. Huge lacing stays forever.

S: giant citrus and caramel smells, with some pine and all. Is this an IPA? Smells bitter and earthy from the hops, too.

T: excellent hops taste of citrus. There is some pine and earthiness, then bitterness, followed by caramel malts.

M: first it's smooth and medium bodied, then it's carbonated and crisp, and when that dissipates it leaves the malty smoothness on the tongue again.

O: fantastic beer, not sure of its category though. It's so well put together, I want a thousand of them. Got the 6 pack for $14 at some hell hole in Chicago, so screw them for that, but it's probably worth it.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had a few hours after dreadnought....like a scaled down version of it.

Pours a clear orange amber color with minimal head. No lacing at all.

Smells like pine hops and caramel sweetness. Not a whole lot of smell.

Taste is citrus and pine burst and a more bread like sweetness. Not nearly as sweet as dreadnaught...really good taste.

Mouthfeel is a little too thick, but nice carbonation.

Overall it's a good beer...much move enjoyable than dreadnaught.

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Alpha King from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,351 ratings.