Alpha King | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94%
Liked This Beer
4.25 w/ 6,501 ratings
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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:
#742
Reviews:
1,847
Ratings:
6,501
Liked:
6,114
Avg:
4.25/5
pDev:
8.94%
Alströms:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
975
Gots:
1,375
Trade:
30
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Draught at The Red in Santa Cruz. Black with a dense tan head. The aroma is super chocolate powered; leaning a little toward the dark side, but still milky and creamy. The flavor takes that and adds in a roasted bitterness that doesn't completely blend, but works out alright. The body is a little thin, but pretty smooth. This is a really nice smelling beer, with a pretty good flavor to back it up, but the chocolate and roasted malt don't seem to gel as well as they could

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Poured from a bottle. I think I may have an old bottle, because this didn't do a lot for me. Very little nose and not a very complex flavor. Mostly malt with a bitter finish. I would like to try it fresh.

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Aroma - Pine and citrus hops and a lot of them.

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Alpha King from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94% out of 100 with 6,501 ratings
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