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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) PorterAlpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter

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1,768 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,768
Reviews: 698
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 244
Gots: 228 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alpha King’s festive cousin. A big American Christmas Porter brewed with English chocolate malt, Mexican sugar and of course, tons of strange American hops. Cheers!

38 IBU

(Beer added by: zerk on 12-06-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Brew33, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of vic21234
3.76/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. No bottled on date listed.

A- Pours black with a small amount of tan head. Has a thin feel/ look to it.

S- Smells of chocolate and lots of roasty malts. Almost an aroma of chili peppers in there as well.

T- Starts off slightly bitter with some citrus hop characters. The roasted malts then come through, along with an overall sweetness coupled in with some chocolate flavors.

M- Thin to medium bodied, nicely carbonated, bitter yet roasty. An easy drinker. Has an almost spiciness in the back end of the mouth feel.

A nice offering from FFF. This is not a beer I would buy again as porters don't come high on my list but I don't regret buying it.

vic21234, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

cosmic-ray, Jan 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

SPRichard, Jan 21, 2013
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mishtif, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Misfit2209, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Swonkie, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Thirstygoat, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

HoneyLamb, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

BtownIrish20, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Bakker, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

MrVonzipper, Jan 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

CEDAMA, Jan 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

jkeffer13, Jan 17, 2013
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Jsmitty1967, Jan 16, 2013
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Sean9689, Jan 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

CanisMajor, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of ruckus232
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 Ounce brown bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Dark/Black in appearance with a few fingers of light brown or tan head.

Smell: Well there is a roasted scent but there was an unexpected earthy almost hoppy/piney smell as well. There was a little bit of sweetness but not much.

Taste: Well it seems like there are a lot of things going on in this. There is a slight fruity taste at first that goes into a hoppy bitterness that then goes into a sweet maltiness that finishes off with the roasted coffee type bitterness. The hoppy bitterness does remain afterwards too.

ruckus232, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

MordorMongo, Jan 13, 2013
Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 1,768 ratings.