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RATINGS: 2146   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 loverís cult beer and Three Floydsí 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 youíre unwilling to compromise on your beer, we urge you to try it.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2002
Citrus and melon nose, Hop bite from middle to finish. Delicious, esay drinkiní, refreshing, hoppy but balanced well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2002
Very hoppy ale. If youíre not a hophead, donít venture here. Otherwise, smooth and decent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1152) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - NOV 2, 2002
What a nice suprise! Great aroma, I didnít want it to end. Nice hop and great malt. By letting it warm up, the malt really comes out strong. Glad I made the trade for this!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeM500 (1905) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - OCT 30, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2003 Excellent malt is simply a magic carpet ride for the greatest hop presence in an 'every day' beer! This is my session ale, widely available near me, a near perfect brew that I enjoy all year round. The original growlers from the Hammond brewery were out of this world with hops and malt. Just recently I have come across hand-pulled A.K.'s and love it equally. I'd love to watch a group of British Cask drinkers get their hands on this, it would turn them inside out. Massive flavor. If I could drink only one beer, Alpha King would be the one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2002
UPDATED: APR 28, 2004 Clear dark golden color with a short-lived fizzy white head. Slightly bready, citrusy aroma. Unassuming malt but with a sub-IPA hoppiness. A slight sticky-sweet aftertaste hurts the finish on this beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrRomero (1975) - Nolanville, USA - OCT 19, 2002
Excellent. Big flavor with nice head. One of my new favorites.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
herbjones (742) - Orange, California, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Big citrus/tropical fruit nose. Nice hop bite at the front with a good malt back. Balanced very nicely. Now if I could just get some Dreadnaught...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 11, 2002
Deep copper colored with a white frothy head. Very well hopped with a good malty balance. Dry and crisp with fruity undertones.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2003 This is a big APA and happily easily found around here. I find that the flavor profile seems to work in reverse--there is a lot of citric hop bitterness in the front, followed by a pleasing, rich maltiness (still with plenty of citrus, but other fruit as well) which draws up in a final citric dryness. Let it warm up a bit to get the most out of the tremendous malt. Wonderfully made stuff, this.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - OCT 5, 2002
beautiful citrus hop aroma, nice bitter taste w/ a clean finish. A very nice APA


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