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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

4,894 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,894
Reviews: 1,667
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 838
Gots: 484 | 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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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-20-2013 18:04:58 | More by Vuaspeliador
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Smurf2055

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +2.1%

Aquired in a trade with hombrepalo, thanks!

Pours a rich clear copper with three fingers of off-white head and good retention.

Smell is tropical fruits, mango and a slight floral hop.

Taste is bittersweet, floral hops and some fruitiness, earthy finish.

Very drinkable. Very good beer.

07-19-2013 02:00:52 | More by Smurf2055
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-19-2013 01:35:06 | More by lonewolfcry
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SonOfOdin

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-19-2013 01:34:44 | More by SonOfOdin
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BlueWinged35

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-18-2013 21:08:55 | More by BlueWinged35
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Birdsong73

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +4%

Alpha king is the flag ship beer for Three Floyd's. As a result, it needs to be a solid tasting beer and it is. It is a bit cloudy, but it has a very hoppy taste that is common in many of the Three Floyd's beers. If I was at a party and that was among a variety of other beers, I would grab it first (followed by a Zombie Dust). The only problems with the beer are the price, around $12 a six pack, and availability.

07-17-2013 23:24:35 | More by Birdsong73
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mrw1zard

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-16-2013 16:29:26 | More by mrw1zard
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-16-2013 12:57:32 | More by Devman171
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TheKep

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-16-2013 05:11:38 | More by TheKep
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-15-2013 22:12:03 | More by FortKnox15
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-15-2013 14:40:20 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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Funhausen

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2013 17:49:48 | More by Funhausen
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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-14-2013 02:22:13 | More by MMBrew
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pathman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2013 00:47:24 | More by pathman
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myuncle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

07-13-2013 13:03:42 | More by myuncle
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pstam87

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-13-2013 01:55:15 | More by pstam87
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MattXT

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-12-2013 18:40:38 | More by MattXT
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planbee

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

07-11-2013 20:34:35 | More by planbee
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LincolnHawk

Djibouti

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-11-2013 16:09:58 | More by LincolnHawk
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Chip_K

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-11-2013 15:13:11 | More by Chip_K
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-11-2013 03:04:34 | More by BillRoth
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-11-2013 02:54:49 | More by srgj88
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oilcan01

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-10-2013 23:38:15 | More by oilcan01
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blklabel

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-10-2013 02:03:34 | More by blklabel
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev -4.9%

Pours a hazy amber

Smell is citrus, pine, caramel malt,

Taste is bitter citrus and pine up front, malt is there with caramel mostly

mouthfeel Light, Is medium, average carbonation, finishes clean with slight bitterness,

Nice apa, would buy more if it was dated.

07-10-2013 00:55:58 | More by nickapalooza86
Alpha King Pale Ale from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 4,894 ratings.