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RATINGS: 2302   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Wow! My first Three Floyd’s beer and it was awesome. I have really started to enjoy APAs and IPAs so opted for their flagship Alpha King. From the moment you open the bottle you know you’re drinking something great. The aroma has a deep citrus character that has a whiff of grapefruit and is packed with a wide variety of hops. It opens up nicely as it pours and you really get the hops it packs. Appearance was very clear and nice copperish color that had a nice thick white head to start and some moderate lacing. The taste mirrors the aroma and is packed with a wide variety of fresh citrusy hops that is balanced nicely with a floral accent and some caramel notes. It taste damn good. Very moderate bitterness and no lingering aftertaste. This is one of my favorite beers and I can’t wait to try some others in their line-up. If they are nearly as good as Alpha King, I’m in for a nice surprise.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AleRider78 (628) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2016
Acquired as a gift from a good friend. Pours an average size frothy off-white head and has a golden amber appearance. Some nice thick dirty lacing. Aromas of bready malts and earthy hops. Flavours are again with the bready malts as well as toasty malts, earthy and resin hops. Also some notes of cereal, some bitter citrusy hints as well as some caramel. Nice balance between sweetness and bitterness. Medium bodied mouthfeel. Great retention. Good stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1914) - - AUG 24, 2016
Draft at Three Floyds. Pours a copper color. Aroma and taste are citrus and some caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2498) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2016
Shared by Maakun at Maakun back from US tasting. Hazy amber, greyish head. Sweet caramel malts, biscuits, caramel, light metallic note in not a bad way. Medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body, very dry and supple feel. Very nice dank marijuana/caramel/toast finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrTipple (3564) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Sweet citrus fruits, orange, tangerine, sweet grain malts, caramel. Clear gold, medium, creamy, off-white head. Light sweet and bitter. Bittersweet citrus fruits, orange, ripe lemon, creamy, sweet grain malts, caramel, light pine, soft carbonation. Outstanding APA, complexity of aroma and palate is off this planet. Keg at The Map Room, Chicago.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (781) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2016
From notes (March 2015). Bottle from starcross -- cheers! This is a rock solid IPA that’s got a little more bitterness than some of the newer ones on the market but a ton of flavor. It doesn’t reinvent the category or anything for me, but it is refreshing and tasty, and really, who needs anything more from a beer?

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3626) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle from Three Floyds bottles three days ago. shared. Clear amber with creamy off white head. Mango, orange peel, caramel, light resin, light wood and green leaves, bit of roasted malts. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclefrito62 (73) - Stow, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Draft at Winking Lizard. Smells a little hoppy but not much taste. The appearance in colors a beautiful copper, amber in color. Taste is a little bready, earthy, a little thicker than basic beers. Smooth on the palate with a little after bite. Overall this is a pretty nice beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1167) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2016
Tasting session @ Budapest. Very solid pale ale. While three floyds is a bit over rated alpha King and zombie dust are two of the best

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBomb (25) - Little Canada, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Growler pour into glass,nice copper color and excellent head retention.aromaw of sweet malts and tropical fruits and floral resins.taste sweet malts and tropical fruits with a bready carmel flavors.a great beer from 3 floyds!🍺

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (883) - Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Hazy copper Amber color with off white head. Aroma is sweet fermented pear, apricot and mango. Flavor is herbal and sweet up front then becomes more traditional hoppy pale: pine, mango, apricot, and citrus. Finish has slightly grassy and some malt.


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