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RATINGS: 2290   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goodgrief (1972) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Nov 2005 - Beer poured with little head, deep brownish red color. The aroma of pine was really noticeable, even just after removing the cap. This beer had a really nice, thick mouthfeel. The taste was overwhelmingly piney hops but with some nice sticky malts in there, too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (969) - New York, USA - JUN 19, 2016
On tap in Chicago and bottle at Sholl’s wedding. Pours copper, white head. Aroma is sweet malts, citrus, pine, peach. Flavor is fairly malty, med sweet, fairly traditional sweet citrus flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
arn8897 (288) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a white head. Light mouth feel. Citrus fruits flavor piney flavor very hoppy. Refreshing taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (2205) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours amber/brown with intial frothy head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity and caramel. Flavours of caramel, grapefruit, earthy bitterness. Taste is medium sweet medium/big bitter. Full sticky body with lively carbonation and lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10773) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2016
Draught @ CBC 2016, Yellow session, København
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long citrus, grape and piney finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolord (357) - - JUN 16, 2016
Dunkelbraun in Glas, fester hellbrauner cremiger Schaum, angenehm tropisch fruchtig in der Nase, schön ausgewogenes mundgefühl, schöne fruchtige bittere im Abgang

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (2306) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 16, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2016 Tap. Surprisingly dark brownish color with big head. Aroma is hoppy, tropical fruits, resinous, . Taste is bread, nice mango & grapefruit hop punch, honey and caramel as well. Bitter finish. Quite full-bodied as well (not surprising at this ABV). A very good APA, but it doesn’t hold up well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phranq (37) - - JUN 14, 2016
Very strong hoppy aroma and flavor. Pine, lemon, honey taste. Strong malt backbone. Prefer ZD, but anothet excellent brew from 3F

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
copestx (59) - Vesterbro, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2016
Bottles at home. Super refreshing, mountains of citrus hops but nicely balanced. Good body/palate but not overwhelming, exactly what a pale should be. One of the best pales I’ve ever had, and IMO better than Zombie Dust.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LouisP (108) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Cette bière me surprend. C’est amer et sucré, c’est malté et caramelisé en même temps, et ça me surprend. J’ai l’impression que le liquide se perd dans toute ses subtilités. On a également un gout savonneux du houblon qui me déstabilise. Bref, tout ça me surprend et laisse en incompréhension face au hype de cette bière recherchée.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (1549) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2016
How: tap Appearance: almost clear copper with a medium sized white head. Aroma: pine, grapefruit, lemon peel, floral, mango and honey. Palate: medium body, average carbonation.

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