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Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Most nights i pour from a bottle into a Teku glass

A: Amber reddish hue. Perfect head two fingers right to the brim of the glass, lots of lacing, really brings out the aroma. Love the artwork, metallic, shiny and tons to look at. I think Ive spent more time admiring the art on 3F bottles than on almost any other beer

S: Very nice hop forward aroma, you can tell its well balanced as well

T: Outstanding. A high quality traditional IPA but a little bit more than that.

M: Very smooth taste, perfect amount of bitterness without going overboard. Just the right amount of carbonation.

O: This is probably one of my favorite go to IPA's from my area. I have had this beer many times and I like it more every time I try another IPA from the next up and coming brewery. 3F knows APA's and there is a reason this is almost always in my fridge.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Very much on the amber side of a pale ale. Deep, transparent amber body with a huge, fluffy slightly off-white head.

S- Piney hops come through on the nose first, along with a big bready malt aroma. Some citrus comes through too.

T- A very balanced taste, with lots of bready malt flavor coming through with the piney hops. Very rich and full-flavored with good balance.

M- Medium bodied, medium carbonation, good drinkability.

O- A nice, balanced APA. At times it is close to a hoppy amber, and borders on being a balanced IPA.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 oz bottle. Tasted in a pint glass from draft at The Vine on June 15, 2016. Pine, pithy orange, herb and grass notes with a near perfect balance of sweet caramel malt flavors.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 6,539 ratings
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