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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) PorterAlpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter
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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) PorterAlpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alpha King’s festive cousin. A big American Christmas Porter brewed with English chocolate malt, Mexican sugar and of course, tons of strange American hops. Cheers!

38 IBU

Added by zerk on 12-06-2002

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Ratings: 2,230 |  Reviews: 758
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3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. No bottled on date listed.

A- Pours black with a small amount of tan head. Has a thin feel/ look to it.

S- Smells of chocolate and lots of roasty malts. Almost an aroma of chili peppers in there as well.

T- Starts off slightly bitter with some citrus hop characters. The roasted malts then come through, along with an overall sweetness coupled in with some chocolate flavors.

M- Thin to medium bodied, nicely carbonated, bitter yet roasty. An easy drinker. Has an almost spiciness in the back end of the mouth feel.

A nice offering from FFF. This is not a beer I would buy again as porters don't come high on my list but I don't regret buying it.

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22 Ounce brown bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Dark/Black in appearance with a few fingers of light brown or tan head.

Smell: Well there is a roasted scent but there was an unexpected earthy almost hoppy/piney smell as well. There was a little bit of sweetness but not much.

Taste: Well it seems like there are a lot of things going on in this. There is a slight fruity taste at first that goes into a hoppy bitterness that then goes into a sweet maltiness that finishes off with the roasted coffee type bitterness. The hoppy bitterness does remain afterwards too.

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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 2,230 ratings
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