Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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95
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6,445 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:
6,445
Reviews:
1,836
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
972
Gots:
1,340
For Trade:
29
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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this one up at the foodery, again.

A murky dark amber color with thin head and lacing. A little darker than most of the IPAs Ive had and it really defines this rather different IPA.

The smell was sweet right a way. It definitely had the usual citrus but also a toasted or caramelnotes.

The taste was a pleasant surprise. I tasted the darkness and toastiness I had predicted and it was sweet to start and mildly bitter at the end.

I could surely drink this one again and it is defintely up there in my top IPAs. If you like IPAs try this one.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Pilsner Urquell Pokal from a 12 oz. bottle that is over a year old. The last of my stash from my pilgrimage to Munster.

A. Hazy amber, off white thick head that left some nice lacing.

S. Citrus and malt

T. caramel and some hops a little subdued

M. smooth with some carbonation

D. This beer is old but still very good.

This is by far my favorite beer. Its a little subdued from its age. I will update when I get a fresher batch.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 6,445 ratings.
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