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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

5,132 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,132
Reviews: 1,675
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 865
Gots: 565 | FT: 26
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: 5,132 | Reviews: 1,675 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of stephensinner
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

stephensinner, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of BrewUSA
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Three Floyd's Alpha King
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Look 8/10
Smell 17/20
Taste 37/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 19/20
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Overall 90/100

Solid Pale Ale, great balance of malts and hops. Well rounded and balanced all the way. Nice balance of toast and hoppy goodness. Makes an excellent session beer!

BrewUSA, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of victory4me
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

victory4me, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of IndyDad
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

IndyDad, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of jooky22
4/5  rDev -6.1%

jooky22, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of norinco
4/5  rDev -6.1%

norinco, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of IPAdams
3.75/5  rDev -12%

IPAdams, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Dicers
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Dicers, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of TheRealPour
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

TheRealPour, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of egrethel
5/5  rDev +17.4%

egrethel, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of jmaharaj
4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic! Of all the three floyds pales this really stands out. Balanced, restrained, yet full and satisfying. Its a little dark for a pale, but that's where any criticism ends. bright tropical and citrus notes on the nose, sweet and sharp on the tongue. light-medium and effervescent mouth feel. its really one of the best pale ales out there.

jmaharaj, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of PalatePilot
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

PalatePilot, Nov 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Tertullian007, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of MSWallack
3/5  rDev -29.6%

MSWallack, Nov 03, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

larryarms847, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

hopkrid, Nov 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

irish01980, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Brabander, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of dalepryor
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

dalepryor, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

hoptician, Nov 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

MattPfeifer, Nov 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

311Reeves, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of ChicagoNick
4/5  rDev -6.1%

ChicagoNick, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of MetricOcean
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very balanced, aroma-hop-forward, well crafted American Pale Ale. The nose on this thing is fresh and citrusy, some pine, some sweetness. Taste is not aggressive but very assertive, no harsh bitterness at all. Lemon comes through strong and is followed by a subdued soft bitterness. Modest sweet cereal body ties it all together. Light alcohol flavor, but hidden enough that it could sneak up on you. More drinkable than its 6.6 ABV would suggest. Overall this is an incredible Pale Ale, and it most definitely lives up to the hype it gets. Well done. 89/100

MetricOcean, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of nharres
3.75/5  rDev -12%

nharres, Oct 30, 2013
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,132 ratings.