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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

5,141 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,141
Reviews: 1,676
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 864
Gots: 566 | 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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4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass

A: Tawney amber; opaque. A white one-finger head that turns to medium sized bubbles. Curtain-y lacing.

S: Piney hops, light malts. Earthy.

T: A fantastic hop/malt mix. Grassy hops meet sweet malts. Spices blend in. Orange peel adds to the citrus effect. Very smooth and balanced. A dry finish. Could drink this one all afternoon.

M: Medium with medium, frothy lacing.

O: An outstanding pale ale. Wish more beers tasted like this.

brewskifan55, Oct 21, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a straight nonic glass. No bottling date, some numbers on bottom of bottle but can't tell what they mean

A- Pours a medium-deep amber with a good sized lingering slightly off white head

S- Bright citrus hops, not heavy in the bitter aroma. A malty sweetness

T- Nice medium bitter and pine hops and heavy citrus notes on the front. A lingering malty sweetness. Not to heavy on either end to throw it off balance.

M- Medium body not too lingering and refreshing enough to have a couple.

O- This my first Three Floyds offering and felt I should go with this one as it is their flagship beer. Amazing balance of not being too hoppy for a lighter bodied APA.

PaulyB83, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,141 ratings.