Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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95
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6,490 Ratings
Alpha KingAlpha King
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
Ratings:
6,490
Reviews:
1,843
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
974
Gots:
1,366
For Trade:
30
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark coppery color, nice foamy white head. Lacing on glass as head dissipates. Lacing persists as beer is consumed as does a very thin head. A very attractive beer. Smells of citrus and hops, not overpowering but very pleasant. Decent taste, hoppy with a citrus overtone. A nice feel, not very heavy. Readily drunk, a good overall beer.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Poured a nice amber, nice slightly off-white head that left lacing. Aroma was very inviting, nice citrus and pine notes. Flavor is slight hoppy, again nice citrus and pine flavors, very subtle, not over the top. Will be having this one again.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Legit everyday brew

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

701 reviews as of this writing. I'll leave the usual review behind and note some of my impressions. Wow, that's one piney / grassy hoppy beer. Smells stronger regarding the piney note than the taste, taste lends more of a grassy note. Nice that they decided to stay a lower ABV APA than a DIPA.

I can see why hopheads would love this beer! Not my cup of alpha.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 6,490 ratings.
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