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Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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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:
#767
Reviews:
1,858
Ratings:
6,542
pDev:
8.94%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
974
Gots:
1,397
Trade:
29
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured a clear dark amber with an inch of off-white head. smells of hops, grapes, caramel, and grapefruit citrusness. bitter taste up front with a bit of spicyness to it. floral sweetness fills up my cheeks. a bit earthy and grassy. medium bodied and perectly carbonated. this is an awesome beer. bitter as hell just the way i like it. a nice summer thirst quencher with a great amount of sticky lacing that leaves your moustache asking to be dunked in the glass again!

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice copper with two fingers of off-white head that seem to last forever. The smell is mostly sweet, caramel malts, with just a bit of floral hop aroma.
The flavor is of sweet malt at the front of the palate, very smoothly fading into a floral, medicinal bitterness that lingers in the back of the mouth.
The mouthfeel is fairly light, with a medium carbonation that suits the style well. This is a very nice pale ale. I've always been happy when people send it as an extra.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.37/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle into a three floyds pint glass. Big thanks to muskabeatz for BIF'ing this!

A - Dark amber body with a three finger off-white head. Moderate lacing and retention.

S - Nice balance between citrus and piney hops. Caramel and toffee malts. Very earthy and fresh with a bit of dankness. Really floral and hop heavy for a pale ale.

T - Grapefruit and pine with an earthy and dank finish. Lightly bitter and clean. Pretty complex and unique for a pale ale. Really delicious and highly drinkable. Mouth feel is medium with nice carbonation and a creamy texture.

O - This is fantastic. Very well balanced between the citrus and piney hops and the toasted caramel malts. The grassy earthiness and a dash of danky hops really sets this apart from other pale ales. Really enjoyed this one!

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange color into my glass with a nice white head that lasts a long time and forms very nice lacing on the glass.The aroma is malty sweetness along with a good amount of citrus, pine and grapefruit tang. Hoppiness is present throughout the taste but a bit too sweet for my taste. Overall very nice.

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 6,542 ratings
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