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RATINGS: 2081   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJester (1728) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
355 mL bottle. Dark and hazy for a pale ale, but who’s keeping track? Small, sticky, beige head. The aroma is citrus (orange) and melon, and is neither sweet nor overpowering. Very appealing. The flavour hits you all over up front - the citric hops are joined by mild caramel - and seems to stick to the inside of your mouth. Bitterness is perfect. The rare APA whose flavour doesn’t fade before it’s down your throat. This one is confident in its APA-ness - not trying to be an almost IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
terrybail (512) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
12 oz bottle from Steve pours a dark cloudy thick looking honey colour smells like an IPA with more malt citrus grapefruit etc mmmm thick chewy bitter hops and malt very nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (464) - DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle @ home. Clear amber, big off white head, great lacing. Aroma, malty base, lots of hops, pine, citrus, grapefruit, floral, caramel. Taste, hops, pine, fruity, orange, citrus, grass, passion fruit, caramel. The bitterness doesn’t kick in at first, but then it hits you and last quite a while. Slightly oily mouth feel. Bitter aftertaste, with pine and caramel. Great pale ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (653) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Pour a slightly hazy amber, with a frothy one-fingered size white head. Aroma has lots of citrus, slight lemon peel, floral, grass and slight caramel. A little mellowed up front, but plenty of hoppyness from the middle and out... A little strange at first, but works fine... The taste is pretty darn bitter, but has some sweet n’ slightly malty notes ti back it up. Medium bodied, with plenty of fizzy (almost prickling/stinging) carbonation. I’d love to see how this is super fresh... Guess I’ll have to plan a trip to Indiana...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (373) - SPAIN - MAR 11, 2014
Color cobrizo con espuma color crema densa. Aromas de frutas tropicales, miel y melocotón. Textura melosa y sabor afrutado de inicio para acabar con un amargor resinoso equilibrado, aunque duradero. Muy rica, aunque prácticamente es una IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ericular (494) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Growler from Historic Casanova Liquors 2 days after fill. Pours a quintessential amber with large, lasting beige head that leaves excellent lacing. Appearance is near perfect. Aroma is bright with orange and other sweet citrus, with some nice malt balance. Taste is lip-smacking juicy hops and a little pine with some sweet malt balance, into a moderately bitter finish that dries out but fades quickly, encouraging you to take another drink. Malts are bready, and some sips occasionally give a slight hint of roast. Really good overall.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cwrw42 (25) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Wow, fresh pour at the brewery. Great hop aroma and flavour. Definitely passes through the 4 pint test.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonutSeducer (20) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Bold, citrus hops, floral on the nose and palate as well. very bitter with an earthy flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2435) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2014
Pours dark amber good white head smell is slightly hoppy, some malts . Bit sweet . Taste is hoppy ( cirtussy ) some honey , good mouthfeel. Bit bitter . Pretty simple, but nice

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerZombies1 (20) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 2, 2014
American pale ale 6.66% ABV 68 IBU APPEARANCE: Poured out a vibrant rust color. Star bright clear no haziness at all. Great big pillowy egg shell white head. Great retention and lacing. AROMA: Strong pine and citrus right away. Smells like breakfast of fresh squeezed orange juice and warm toast. Malty sweetness and carmel. TASTE: Another 3 Floyds APA that drinks like an IPA to me. Very piney and citrus right up front. Hops hit in the middle and rounds out with that great maltiness I got on the nose. Literally taste so good makes you want to slap yo mama! MOUTHFEEL: Medium to light body along with the carbonation. Dry snappy finish that almost leaves you thirsty. OVERALL: Once again very impressed with a 3 Floyds brew. Still can't believe this is an APA reminds me of a wonderful low key west coast IPA. Would for sure try and get more of this goodness. RATING: 4.4/5 Zombie Heads! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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