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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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.66/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Irishace9 for this bottle! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Russian River pint glass.

A: Pours a deep copper, mildly hazy, with a 1.5 finger white head. Visible carbonation on the low side.

S: Light grassy and pine hops, sweet bready malts with a touch of caramel.

T: Follows the nose, with the addition of some citrus rind hops. But the caramel and toffee malts seem more dominant than the nose would suggest. Moderate bitterness for an APA in the hang.

M: Heavy body for an APA, moderate alcohol presence, and decent carbonation.

O: Honestly, too much caramel malt and too big of a beer for the claimed style. It's a somewhat above average IPA, I think. But FFF misses the target here.

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4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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