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

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

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,225
Reviews:
758
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.12%
 
 
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281
Gots:
400
For Trade:
15
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Three Floyds branded imperial pint glass

Amazing that I haven't reviewed this brew yet! Pours the darkest brown possible, bordering on black, capped with a very light beige two and a half finger fluffy head. Great retention and significant lacing present. Bakers chocolate, general roastiness, burnt sugar, and grapefruit rind on the nose. This is a beer whose taste closely follows the nose: roasted malt, light espresso notes, dark/bakers chocolate, and burnt caramel and sugar. The hops make their presence well-known toward the very dry finish in the form of grapefruit rind and spruce-like bitterness. Medium bodied, well carbonated, and slick and a bit oily. A very unique porter and one that I welcome every year around the holidays.

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Alpha Klaus Christmas (Xmas) Porter from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.15 out of 5 based on 2,225 ratings.
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