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RATINGS: 2239   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chronictonic (472) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 7, 2006 One of my favorite Pale Ales (it’s up there with Lost Coast Indica as my number 2 & 3 beers). Floral hoppy aroma, along with some caramel. Flavor is sharp and crisp - hoppy with some floral flavors as well as a predominent citrus grapefuit. Finishes with a nice lingering hop bite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6901) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2006 Blind rating, bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium amber. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately to heavily hoppy (grapefruit, resin). Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Way overdone and one-dimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beer Guy99 (251) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2002
If you love hops, you’ll definitely like this one. Like Victory’s HopDevil and Blue Ridge’s HopFest, Alpha King is an over the top extremely well hopped ale. Highly recommended.

   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 drinkin’, refreshing, hoppy but balanced well.

   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 you’re not a hophead, don’t venture here. Otherwise, smooth and decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1188) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - NOV 2, 2002
What a nice suprise! Great aroma, I didn’t 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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeM500 (1908) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - OCT 19, 2002
Excellent. Big flavor with nice head. One of my new favorites.

   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...

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