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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 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Thank you to Jamie for this bottle.

A- deep clear red color with small white head. some lacing in the glass as it settles

S- Nice malt and hop balance for a pale ale. nothing overpowering on either side

T- Get the warrior hop smack first with some bread malts and caramel behide. others hops make a clean finish

M- bitter and smooth. very drinkable

O- A top ten APA for me. Another Three floyds beer that wins in my book

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a clear, orange / amber color. A of finger head forms, white in color. Retention is pretty good.

S: Hop aromas with grapefruit, orange, lemon notes followed by roasted malts.

T: Tastes like the smell, no real surprises. Everything melds together quite nicely. The grapefruit/orange/lemon comes out toward the end, the finish is clean without a hop bite.

M: Medium bodied with a relatively dry finish.

O: Very satisfied with my first three floyds beer thanks to a friend who recently moved to Indiana. I'm glad I have five more to enjoy and that this beer is available year-round.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on draft at the Yardhouse in Glenview. Served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear amber color with some lighter straw notes around the edges. A one finger bubbly white head forms on the pour and subsides to thin film. Leaves some sticky lace behind.

S: Slighty malty with nice high hop presence. The main note is grapefruit and with a subtle floral component mixed in.

T: The taste follows the nose, but with the hops more amplified. The oaty malt provides a nice backbone for the citrus hop flavors with a slight flowery sweetness.

M: Light to medium bodied with a sticky mouthfeel to it. Nice bubbly carbonation though and the finish is slightly bitter.

O:This is definitely more hopped up than I remember from years past. It drinks more like an IPA than a pale ale, but is still a delicious and hoppy brew.

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