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RATINGS: 2234   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nellycale (212) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - JAN 12, 2015
From bottle. Pours a dark amber hue with an average white head. Aroma of citrus, malty, and pine aroma. Taste of orange, grapefruit, pine, sweet malts, hint of caramel. Mouthfeel is light with light carbonation. Finish is bitter and dry. Well balanced pale ale, but I typically like the cleaner finish. Lose some of the malt flavor and this could be top 5 IMO. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
backdaft (278) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 7, 2015
From notes... Pours a deep orange color with a thick off white head. Ripe citrus and floral hops dominate both the aroma and taste. Wonderful. Some resin and caramel malt balance round this out well. Medium bodied with a dry crisp finish. Very enjoyable!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (963) - Michigan, USA - JAN 5, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark amber color with a big fluffy white head. A strong lacing. A small citrus aroma. A nice hop character upfront. An almost candy like quality. Really drinkable. Leaves a bitterness on the tail. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crockett (1032) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Batch 06/09/14. Very slightly cloudy dark amber pour. Softly lacing off-white head. Slow moving bubbles. Nose of wood, sappy resin, earth, and maybe even a little whiff of smoke. Old honey, almonds, peach. The hop almost seems secondary to the malt.... it’s very balanced. Toasted bread with burnt sugars. Hops are grass. somewhat pithy, with notes of lemon candies. I’m not entirely sure if this bottle was mislabeled. It’s a touch oxidized. The beer was good. Not sure what to do with this conundrum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beersammich (73) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours golden. Smells nice, tastes great. Sadly I wasn’t in optimal condition to give the a good shake down, but it’s a great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
njager246 (645) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma is fairly week, sweet and malty, taste is nice and tropical, very easy to drink, great beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - DEC 21, 2014
This is one of several American Pale Ales that I think are exemplary. Very nice hop bite that melts well with the malt. Could drink this all day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1769) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Really there isn’t anything lacking in this beer. It could have more hop aroma But really? its called a pale ale so amazing. Yet high abv for a pale ale. Malty with an awesome head and appearnace. SPOT ON. Hop is not bitter it is citrus. A great beer. All in all what I want!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mainuh_man (258) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
16 Oz tap. Pours clear amber with a frothy white head. Nice hop aroma: piney and floral. Flavor is mostly hops, lots of pine, some woodiness. Mild malt sweetness throughout, then mellow, citrusy and herby hop linger. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, tasty, nice hop character, but making in malt to balance things off.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tonypreto (130) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Pint on draft. Good head on it, with a citrus heavy aroma. Tastes amazing, really citrus and hoppy with a light, clean finish.

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