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Alpha King - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,283 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,283
Reviews: 1,686
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 870
Gots: 609 | 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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Photo of Roadking1979
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

After reading several reviews about how this beer can be difficult to find, I suppose I should be grateful that it is so plentiful in my town north of Indy. I have this a few times a month on draft, and it is always excellent- perhaps the best balanced APA I've had. Aggressively hopped with fantastic citrus and caramel at the same time. One of so many great Three Floyd's offerings. Believe it or not, this one can be had for $3 a pint or less year-round at two bars in my town.

Roadking1979, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

queerforbeer, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

TomO23, Nov 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

JamesBell, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

jdimento, Nov 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Anvilfarm, Nov 06, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -4.2%

tripleb88, Nov 06, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +9.9%

Jrugg16, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ChaseTheAce, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

baklo, Nov 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

nitr085, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

JamesShoemaker, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

eddie5721, Nov 04, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%

geneseohawk, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

MDM, Nov 04, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%

Tchip13, Nov 04, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +9.9%

hadleynj, Nov 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

jreedz, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of mr-jj
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Reviewed 9/10/14.

Amber color, large white head, lots of lacing. Smells nice - sugar-coated grapefruit. Flavor is pretty balances. Lots of citrus hops, but nicely balanced by the caramel malts. Finish is crisp and bitter-sweet. Body is medium with moderate carbonation.

Very tasty APA. Definitely worthy of its ratings. More juicy than dry.

mr-jj, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.86/5  rDev -9.4%

Pours a hazy, copper color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of resin, pine, strong hops, sweet malt, alcohol, and strong tea/hop essence. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of resin, pine, hops, sweet malt, and alcohol. Overall, great appearance, strong pine/resin/hop aroma and body, and decent blend.

Tone, Nov 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

BigDaddy79, Nov 03, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -8.5%

ChrisISO_SJ, Nov 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Joe_Mahma, Nov 03, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

Skarr, Nov 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ElGordito, Nov 03, 2014
Alpha King from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,283 ratings.