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RATINGS: 2302   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2004
On Tap Brewtopia ’04 pale light color,tasted some fruit,Can down this easily although i thnk it was a littile on the sweet side

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2004
Tap at Brewtopia. Pale clear orange with a nice head. Nice hoppy aroma. Flavor is well balanced. Malt comes through. Perfect bitterness. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2004
Draught somewhere in Chicago. This beer is a pleasure. Not much better than most other American Pale Ales from microbreweries. Nice complexity and balance. Something is missing can’t say what. Incredible fruity aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2004
Oh, Mama. Had it once from the bottle. This time had it at the brewery poured by Nick Floyd. This is great stuff. Cloudy copper with small beige head. Hops/grapefruit to the nose. Medium body. Flavor was crisp and clean and refreshing. Real kick ass for an American Pale Ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koatis (50) - Maryland, USA - JUN 13, 2004
A truly unique APA. The aroma is sweet and citrusy. The flavor is smooth but hoppy bergamot and grapefruit notes. If Earl Grey tea were a beer, this is exactly what it would taste like. I look forward to tasting it (and other TF brews) again in the future.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ztrvz (218) - st paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2004
sweet flowery bubblegum aroma. nice head. well carbonated. not bad at all, though possibily a bit too sweet. cascade hops are what i picked up on the most. i’ll have to try it again in a proper setting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2004
Full of tasty citrus hops, mainly grapefruit. Nice amber color. Has a nice transition from sweet to hoppy. Give this a shot, its a great beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
drinkbeer (283) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - JUN 4, 2004
The best Pale Ale I’ve had the pleasure of trying. Dark amber, copper color. Aroma is spectacular. Fills the room with citrus hoppiness. Taste is initially awesome citrus sweet followed by a more than modest hop bitterness that lingers a bit. Finish allows for some alcohol notes to meander in my nostrils. My first experience with Three Floyds, and what a remarkable first impression. Reminds me of one of my favorite brewers, Victory, and their Hop Devil IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUN 4, 2004
This is a great example of a pale ale. This is how a pale ale should taste, brewers take note, and use this as your example. A beautiful hop aroma, with a nice complemeting malt backbone. Lots of fruit, some great buttery tasting malty flavor to compliment the finish. Superior!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 3, 2004
I can’t imagine how the aroma of a pale ale could be better - is this even beer? The taste is fruity and complete, with hops leading, but not leaving the palate killed via dry burn. This is as drinkable and enjoyable as I’ve experienced in an otherwise modest style.

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