Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94%
Liked This Beer
4.25 w/ 6,501 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.66%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#742
Reviews:
1,847
Ratings:
6,501
Liked:
6,114
Avg:
4.25/5
pDev:
8.94%
Alströms:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
975
Gots:
1,375
Trade:
30
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,501 |  Reviews: 1,847
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle.

Gorgeous clear copper, 1 finger head. Recedes and leaves ring around the edge. Leaves lacing.

Beautiful blend of hops and malt. Citrusy and floral hop aromas blend with caramel sweetness perfectly. Has legs.

APA or IPA? Does it matter? Very well balanced. Caramel sweetness up front, hangs out while the hops ramp up through the middle and balances nicely in the clean finish.

Mildly fizzy, smooth, creamy with medium body.

Too tasty to chug, but easily sessionable. Each sip begs another.

Wow, a great beer.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94% out of 100 with 6,501 ratings
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