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RATINGS: 2240   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (179) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2015
So I finally found a bottle of this, Pale Ale my ass. It’s pretty darn colorful, nice reddish hue, off white head. Tons of aroma, grapefruit and pine mostly. Nicely carbonated and very smooth. Everything I have heard about this is spot on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CardsPackHawks (137) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2015
Stopped at the brewery on the way home from Ohio during spring break. Picked up a case of my favorite 3 Floyds - Gumballhead and split a case between Yum Yum and Alpha King. This is another great offering from 3 Floyds. Nice copper color, with a full head. The classic hoppy and citrus flavor common with 3 Floyds. Just another great beer from this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1413) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle at Munich Tap House, 23rd March 15. Aroma is sweetish, floral hops. Taste is sweet malt, nice hop balance. Carbonation mid to heavy, a little too much for me. Nice APA, The Kernel do better though and Zombie Dust wins over this

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2425) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 15, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, small bubbly head, slightly hazy deepish orange color, aroma of pineapple, grains and shrubs with some jam, flavor of bread with some marmalade and a lingering herbal bitterness, with a metalic hint creeping in at the aftertase. Fair and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (882) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
(On tap @ Mikkeller Bar Stockholm, Feb 25 2015) Pours copper with a small dense off white head leaving lots of lace. Aroma is orange, lemon zest, fresh pine, grassy florals, faintly spicy and a little dank, TF house style for sure. Bit of a caramel backbone. Palate has a bit more caramel backbone, with pine, orange rind, lemon, herbal, a bit of white pepper from the middle on? Sweetish. Finish is dry and even softly sour with a fairly light astringent bitterness of orange peel and a spruce/cedar sort of character. A little grain. Lightish mouthfeel and average carb. A pretty good APA, but it’s definitely not as good as Zombie Dust, being a little less fruity and bright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
fugitive (1745) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 27, 2015
Color clear orange small head. Aroma hoppy, peach, citrus. Taste sweet, hoppy, citrus, some grass.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmill527 (85) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2015
As a double IPA loving hop head, I usually avoid APA’s, but this pale ale is out of sight! Nice citrus nose and sweet hoppy taste; well balanced with great finish. All three of the Floyds obviously know what they are doing!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 26, 2015
12 oz bottle. Tasted on 2/26/15. Bottle from West Lakeview Liquor. Lots of earthy pine & caramel. Taste was surprisingly mellow to me but had a great flavor overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
B23hopkins (5) - Owensville, Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
Great beer has just the right hops. Must try ... can’t wait to try more three Floyd’s beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
borre_m (814) - NORWAY - FEB 18, 2015
Pours a deep copper. Aroma has hops with pine. Taste is nicely balanced a good amounts of hops, but also malts.

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