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RATINGS: 2313   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14170) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Copper color with a large beige head that collapsed with a bit of lace. Huge citrus/cat pee aroma. Can’t even smell malt. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavor is mildly citric hop over some light malt. But that doesn’t mean it’s not hoppy. There’s a lot of florality. I think this is one of those fresh hop beers, and I think this bottle must be rather fresh. Really hops the mouth. Great mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13609) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2005
Bottle. Dark amber color medium white head. Complex aroma of sweet malt and hops. Flavor was very good and finish was strong with small bite. Good beer to use as my 100 beer rated on this page. Great service.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 2, 2006
Bottle pured a hazy dark copper with a minimal amber head. Aromas of perfume, pine, hint of citrus and light carmel. Palate was light bodied and slightly resiny. Flavors of carmel, pine, earthiness, floral and a hint of grapefruit with a lingering lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 6, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2003 (bottle - 10/7/03) Hazy copper body topped by small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit. Taste is grapefruit, medium sweet, fairly intense bitterness. Still, the sweetness lends decent balance to the hops. Medium body. (draft - 7/2/03) Clear brown body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet hoppy. Taste is hoppy (pine/grapefruit) -- going for broke and taking no prisoners. Medium body. (7/4/7/3/14)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (13282) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2009
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Powerfull hoppy and moderate malty aroma. Fantastic powerfull bitter flavor. Strong flower and herbal notes. Long great finish. Excellent creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2004
Hazy brown ale with a thin head. Resinous hops and citrus flatters the nose. The taste is even more intense, with hops which coats the mouth, and with creamy texture, this beer is an excellent Pale ale. Goes well with a gruyere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12955) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2009
Slightly cloudy with a lasting off-white head, leaving some lacing. Citrus and pine hops in the nose, with caramel malty sweetness and a hint of green tobacco. Dry hoppy flavour with some malt, and intense bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2003
(Bottle) Pours a copper color with a little bit of haziness and a medium-sized white head. This is a wonderful hoppy tasting ale with an incredible finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2011
Bottle at Brewdog Bar, Aberdeen. It pours mahogany with a thin off-white head and low-moderate carbonation. The nose is wood, polish, resin, peach and pineapple. The taste is varnish, resin, grapefruit, lemon, lime, orange peel, watermelon, wood and some caramel with a moderate bitter finish. I found it a bit too thin and a bit rough around the edges. I am left feeling a little bit disappointed...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (12581) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2010
Bottle from Ericandersnavy, thanks! Amber color. Grapefruit, lemon, melon and oily hops in the aroma. Oily hops, plastic, melon, lemon and pineapple in the flavor. Long oily hoppy aftertaste. Well made!

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