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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

5,173 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,173
Reviews: 1,679
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 864
Gots: 576 | 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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Photo of jawlessbody
4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Pours a not quite hazy, not quite clear honeycomb color with a 1.5 finger slightly tan head.

Smell: Citrusy, mostly oranges and pineapple but just a hint mango. Bits of malty sweetness and piny hops can be detected as well.

Taste: Very balanced. Aggressive, but not harsh hoppiness washed down with a sharp, citrusy malt sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Dry, but not sharp. Very smooth going down, with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Holy shit, I'm impressed. This might be the best beer I've ever had.

jawlessbody, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ScotNH, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

22Blue, Nov 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

mkfuzzles, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

MarshallBirdhouse, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

mmckay41, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

SirBentham, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

fsck, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Abbbp, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

jk3, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Gregafree, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

BrainTree, Nov 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

SteelSaw, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a nice amber with a thin white head. Good amount of lacing.

S - Lots of citrus - orange, pineapple, and mango. Some malty sweetness is also present.

T - This is nice. Lots of citrus in the front followed by sweet malts and a nice bitter hops. Extremely well balanced.

M - Medium bodied with medium/high carbonation. Very smooth and easy drinking.

O - One of the best pale ale's I've ever had. Very well balanced and highly recommended.

TreyIsWilson, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

jimmygord, Nov 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

stanowsf, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

iatethecloudsfor, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

jamesod, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

HopHealth, Nov 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

FullObs, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

jbdpsu82, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

earljones199, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

joh02034, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

HereforBeer, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Ysgard, Nov 13, 2013
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,173 ratings.