Alpha King Pale Ale - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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4.3/5 rDev +0.9%
Bottle > Sensory Pils Glass
A - Pours a hazed ambered gold color, one finger of soapy white head, nice lacing.
S - Outstanding aroma, big citrus impact, grapefruit, lemon, lime, pineapple, very light fresh bread kinda malt, some pine kind dankness to it.
T - Follows the aroma perfectly, big juicy citrus hop bite up front, mild sweetness from that, midway you get some bitterness, and finishes with some more of that sweetness and pine. Almost like a orange and lime juice combo.
M - Juicy and crisp, still ultra refreshing, just enough bitterness to give that bite, but well tamed.
O - Outstanding, this one lives up to its hype by all means. Im so glad I got to try this, and that I got two bottles of it. Lives up to expectations.
08-30-2013 01:29:06 | More by Omnium
4.06/5 rDev -4.7%
Poured from a 12oz bottle into oskar blues shaker pint. Thanks Nathan!
Pours a nice amber with a hint of red, about an inch of fluffy off white head after a pretty normal pour. Really a nice looking beer. Getting hints of bread, biscuit, a bit of carmel and some piney hops off this one. Kind of underwhelmed on the aroma. The taste makes up for it though. Tons of hop presence from the first sip. Nice resiney pine base with citrus fruit overtones, also getting some peach through on this one. The malt comes through less in the flavor than on the nose, but the same flavors are there. Good caarbonation, medium mouthfeel. Overall, great beer. I enjoyed the hop presence in this APA, and found it very easy to drink. It isn't exactly to style, but what FFF brew is?
08-29-2013 15:35:35 | More by SFACRKnight
4.29/5 rDev +0.7%
12oz bottle poured into a tulip.
Appearance- Burnt orange almost amber. Creamy white head of about 1/2in.
Aroma- I'm getting a nice malt aroma. PIne and resin comes through with a touch of tropical and citrus notes.
Flavor- A nice bitterness takes front stage. Resin and pine flavor float on top of the bitterness. My palate could have been off but I was getting that onion type hop flavor instead of any big citrus. The malt flavors were sweet and biscuity.
Mouthfeel- Medium body, mid to high carbonation. Smooth, not much for malt sweetness on the tongue. Bitterness carries through and lingers. SSticky as it warms.
Overall- Good beer, big bitterness for a pale. Good display of hops, its loaded up. It gets rather one dimensional as it warms behind the bitterness, I thought at least. Would have it again for sure though.
08-25-2013 20:24:26 | More by Whiskeydeez
4.14/5 rDev -2.8%
The beer comes in a deep amber color with a large three finger head.
The aroma is extremely hoppy. There's sweet caramel malt along with citrus and floral notes and pine. Very distinct of Cascade hops.
The flavor has lots of bittering of pine and grapefruit on the back. The pine and woody notes stand out more than grapefruit or citrus.
It's a simple and elegant pale ale with loads of hops in the flavor with a good amount of bittering. It's a very well balanced brew with the caramel and biscuit malt. The beer did not blow my socks off, but is quite good.
08-24-2013 18:06:00 | More by dar482
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,950 ratings.