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RATINGS: 2263   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 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbean (110) - Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Draft at Pub in Ida Noyes. Clear copper with thick, creamy off-white head. Aroma is pine and grapefruit, but fruity and not too sharp. Flavor is wonderful, grapefruity, floral, and balanced with caramelly malts in the middle. Very long, interesting flavor profile. Mouth feel is incredible, creamy and rich with the perfect amount of carbonation. There is no unpleasant aftertaste. This beer is rich and interesting, but also makes a great session brew. One of my all time favorites, and the benchmark for all other APAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
guerinfbfan (110) - Elmwood Park, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Pours a copper/brown with a thin tanish head. Aroma consists of grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Tastes of citrus and pine, but you also get a bitter bite at the end. I get more of an IPA than a pale ale, but either way this is a terrific beer. Nice work FFF!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BabyJoe692 (109) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2007
Draft from Three Floyds Brewpub. Amazing citrusy hop aroma and flavor with a good bitterness. Quite possibly my favorite beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertGBG (109) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2008
Tasted side by side with Mikkellers All others Pale: Close call! Grape, apricot, sweet, fruity, good bitterness, well balanced

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WinoInTraining (109) - Longmont, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2008
This is definately one of the best APA’s out there. Intesely rich and flavorful, but not out of balance. Floral, citrusy, rich malt but not sweet. Are you sure this isnt IPA?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PD4Ever (109) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - APR 28, 2012
12oz bottle poured into craft pint glass. No bottled on date. Aroma: resin, floral, citrus, grapefruit, leaves, caramel, earthy Appearance. reddish copper color with 1 finger of white head that faded quickly. hardly laces glass. not cloudy. Taste: mild sweet, medium sour, medium bitter Palate: medium body, thin texture. lively carbonation. finish is mild sour and medium bitter. bitter remains longer than the sour but isnt overpowering Overall: One of the best pale ales I’ve had which usually isn’t my favorite style. Was expecting it to be much more bitter. Lots of flavor and enjoyable. Had a friend pick this bottle up for me and bring it back from Indiana. I would get more in the future next time I’m through Indiana. This is my first Three Floyds beer and looking forward to trying more eventually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jared_Clifton (108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Pours amber color with white head. Light body. Very hop forward, citrus fruits, sweet fruits. So much like an ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Coltrane (108) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2009
Its silly to add much to what has already said. Practically an IPA, just more drinkable. Fantastic beer that well deserves its reputation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopMasterFlex (108) - Carlsbad, California, USA - FEB 13, 2011
My first 3 floyds beer didnt disappoint! Pours a reddish amber with a thick off white head. Nice lacing. The smells detected are piny hops, citrus, and small doses of sweet malts. Taste is the some very hoppy and citrusy. Great hop profile for a standard pale ale! Medium bodied easy drinker with lots of flavor. A+ on this one!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slimjim (106) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2003
Wow, hoppy, fruity, dark copper. This pale ale is awesome. I loved this brew and cant wait to buy more!!

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