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RATINGS: 2301   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Big American Pale Ale with citrusy aroma- a hop lover’s cult beer and Three Floyds’ flagship beer Brewed with Cenntennial, Cascade & Warrior Hops.
Alpha King is an American Pale Ale with a bold citrus hop character. We brew all our beers for our own demanding tastes. If you’re unwilling to compromise on your beer, we urge you to try it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
manuchampions (1244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 19, 2005
Damn I was exepecting the earth to move...it didn’t. This is a great beer, well structured, good taste BUT I have to say I found the hop flavor to be too reminicent of dish soap. Don’t get me wrong...I LOVE hops but this seemed unbalanced to me and a little to sharp in taste. I guess for once I’m rowing against the tide of poularity this beer has. Oh well...to each their own.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jgioviano (23) - kildeer, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2005
pours dark orange with a foamy white head. has a nice citrusy aroma that’s not too overpowering. Wasn’t too hoppy for me like some other pale ales.not too heavy with a bitter finish.I’d buy it again for sure.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kms399 (267) - plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2005
bottle thanks to duand for this one. pours a combination of red and orange with a decent fluffy white head that leaves lots of lacing. aroma of hops light citrus notes and malt which almost seems to take on a roasted charecter taste is hops orange peel grape fruit has a smooth and lightly bitter mouthfeel. very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
allfreej (555) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 14, 2005
Bottled. Very aromatic, with a citrusy, floral bouquet. Pours a deep, hazy amber with a light tan, fluffy head, leaving lots of lacing inside the glass. The flavor is very well balanced, the malty notes complemented rather than overwhelmed by the hops. The finish is hoppy, but not overly bitter. A truly great American Pale Ale from a top-notch brewer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrob21 (3403) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2005
Bottle with cousin Bryan. Thanks bud. A well balanced, full blooded pale ale. Easily one of my favorite styles and my favorite brew in that style. Not so hoppy that it gives you that sour feeling like most other pale ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
amee16 (62) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2005
aroma of grapes and oranges with wheat undertones. appearance: slightly hazy clear amber color with small head. Flavor is quite complex with lots of orange rind bitterness, ending slightly sweet but hoppy. smooth and a little tangy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UnsofistaCat (241) - Garden City, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2007 This is really unfortunate. The bottle was bad. Full of brown floaties. It looked like it came out of a garbage disposal. I have to murder this on the ratings until I get a decent bottle. Rerate. Extremly fresh. Very hoppy. Decent APA but over rated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2005
Bottle. Pours a perfect amber, slightly hazed, and an adequate small head. Aroma is sweet and truly caramel, with fresh strong grapefruit hop nose. Smells like delicious bite size hop candy (if it existed). Also sweet glazed doughnut in the aroma. Flavor is great light sweet with strong woody hop balance. Excellent representation of the wonder that is the hop. Just delicious. Flavor lasts. Highly drinkable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tennisjoel (1343) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - OCT 6, 2005
Wonderful lively citrus and floral hops aroma. Thick head. Taste is top notch. This is soooo good. So smooth I could keep drinking these all night. Even better as it warms. Nice hoppy finish which sticks with you. Thanks wawood for this special brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 6, 2005
Poured an orange amber with a medium size off white lacing head. Aroma is orange peel, pine and some grapefruit. Flavor is orange with a nice hop and malt balance. Had this right after Dreadnaught and it was very similar just slightly stepped down. But you can tell they are using the same ingredients.

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