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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

4,694 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,694
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 822
Gots: 409 | FT: 23
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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Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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DennyCrane

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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JPortillo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Ncpogs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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adamjthompson00

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

09-21-2012 01:30:17 | More by adamjthompson00
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KJabo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-20-2012 23:50:18 | More by KJabo
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RWNay

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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DrHoptagon

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

09-20-2012 05:08:57 | More by DrHoptagon
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dcraig13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-19-2012 14:28:15 | More by dcraig13
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Nelliott1


4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-19-2012 04:25:18 | More by Nelliott1
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IndianaSolo


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-19-2012 04:01:39 | More by IndianaSolo
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Cam1991

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-19-2012 03:48:05 | More by Cam1991
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-19-2012 01:18:55 | More by Hessian257
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tjstevens

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-19-2012 00:07:19 | More by tjstevens
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NathanFink

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-18-2012 15:43:05 | More by NathanFink
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KajII

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Shaker Glass]

The pour was a clear copper brown with an average (1-2 finger) beige fluffy head that had great retention and possessed really good sheets of streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a sweet biscuit malt, spruce and cascade hops and a sweet doughy yeast with notes of citrus (orange), caramel and a pronounced dark fruit (plum) presence.

The taste was lightly sweet and malty with a note of caramel and a strong fruity presence in the beginning, and then became somewhat hoppy with a nice creamy bitter citrus peel ending. The flavor lasted an average duration following the swallow with a wonderful sweet hoppiness left lying on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was a bit beyond light in body with a creamy dry texture and a medium carbonation.

Overall this was a very well balanced Pale Ale, with just the right amount of bitterness to go along with the mild fruity sweetness...

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Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 14:18:50 | More by KajII
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jisom123

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Illinois

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accarp


4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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jnardone235

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-14-2012 01:51:41 | More by jnardone235
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laxer8811

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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jhatomic

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Idaho

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Illinois

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

09-08-2012 14:14:02 | More by Gvice13
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,694 ratings.