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RATINGS: 2166   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ross (2100) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 30, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2004 #200! hops! god this is bitter, and i like it! burgandy color pour, hops aroma. strong taste of citrus. small head that never leaves the beer. this is a magnificant beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PrinceofNessus (236) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 30, 2004
Excellent pale ale. The hops is very apparent in the aroma, and follows the flavor through till the end, yet does not leave an aching aftertaste in the mouth. Very refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - MAR 24, 2004
HOPS. Oh my god hoppy. They aren't kidding about the alpha acids in this. Has a terrific aroma, very strongly hoppy all the way through.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
garrison (789) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2004 Pours a deep reddish-brown with an exquisite, citrusy hop aroma. Full-bodied and flavorful, this heavily hopped brew finshes with a nice bitter finish. A terrific beer!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2004
A nice dark copper color with a frothy head.heavy tatses of malts and real sweet.I want to try other beers from this brewer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jables (101) - Champaign, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2004
Poured from the 12oz bottle with psychadelic green and pink cap which indicates it was brewed and bottled at the actual Three Floyd's Brewery in Munster, IN. Smells beautiful of hop fruity juiciness. Big hops up front with citrus flavors, very floral, and is also backed up with some nice balancing malt. Very sweet, fruity, but the finish is dry and bitter and clean. One awesome American Pale Ale, the flavors are great the smell is intoxicating on its own, and the body is full and heavy enough without being too heavy. I highly recommend this one, I've had it bottled as well as on tap. If you're ever out one night and see this on tap, yeah, order it up

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
irishsnake (355) - Oakland, California, USA - MAR 15, 2004
Pours a hazy orange with a big, long-lasting head. Aroma a combination of fresh smelling domestic hops and sweet malt. Flavor is initially sweet, followed by an almost soapy burst of hops, which linger. Kinda rough, actually. Overall, a bold beer, but either somewhat over-rated, or I have a tired bottle. No way this is a better APA than Red Seal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewEd (182) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2004
Attractive hazy copper coloring. Wonderful malt start with a solid hops kick to follow. Finishes dry but not overly bitter. As good an APA as I've had.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rkearney (35) - Amherst, New York, USA - MAR 9, 2004
Wonderful floral boquet and rich amber color. hoppy bitter falvor, and nice finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpringsLicker (3169) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2004
This pours an amber colored beer that has a good head which quickly recedes. Clean aroma of hops with just a whiff of malt behind it. The flavor has an IPA like hoppiness with just a touch of hop astringency. The finish is slightly bitter. Overall this needs just a little more maltiness to smooth out some of the little coarse edges. A bid thanks to Slikwily for sending this trade!


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