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Alpha King - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,350 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,350
Reviews: 1,687
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 872
Gots: 633 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up two 12oz bottles in a trade with a person from Illinois I met randomly at Stone Brewing - Liberty Station a few weeks back. Nice to know a hand shake is still good for a trade with some people these days. All he wanted was Pliny and all I wanted was 3 Floyds. It panned out for both of us!

Pours a slightly hazed copper hue, big fat fluffy white head, amazing retention that leaves a ring of foam from start to finish with good lacing. Aroma is sweet malt and bitter peach, tropical fruit and fresh cut grain. Flavor is sweet and malty up front - the hops seem to be an afterthought upon the first sip, merely there to balance the classic carmel malt flavor, but man do they slowly creep up to dominate the palate with earthy bitterness and stone fruit that lingers well after the malt gives way in the overall flavor. Finish is dry and clean, light effervescence with sappy hop oil lingering for days! Overall top 5 pale ale i've ever had the opportunity to try. Right up there with Alpine's Hoppy Birthday. Wish I had a 6'r... Arctic Panzer Wolf up next!

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Alpha King from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 5,350 ratings.