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RATINGS: 2306   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 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6445) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
355ml bottle @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen

Pours dark orange with a smooth foamy white head. Aroma of caramel malts, hops, fruits, berries and biscuity notes. Taste is slightly malty and fruity with some biscuity notes, dark fruits and hops. Finish is slightly sticky and bitter with some fruity notes. Tasty, well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9283) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
355 ml bottle @ Mikkeller Bar.
Pours clear dark amber color with small head. Aroma of hoppy fruits, caramel, grass, orange peel, floral notes and pine needles. Flavour of mandarin, orange, caramel nettle, mild goose berries, hints of biscuits and malts. Balanced and crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2012
Pale amber with a small white head. Malty with fruity notes. malt, hops and flowers. Medium body with a well balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2012
12th May 2012
On tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Light haze on this amber beer. Little white head. Crisp semi dry palate. Minerally crisp. Marmalade orange and citrus hops -fresh, light and crisp. Crisp minerally finish. Refreshing crispy beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Had this on draft at the Yardhouse in Glenview. Served in a pint glass. A: Pours a clear amber color with some lighter straw notes around the edges. A one finger bubbly white head forms on the pour and subsides to thin film. Leaves some sticky lace behind. S: Slighty malty with nice high hop presence. The main note is grapefruit and with a subtle floral component mixed in. T: The taste follows the nose, but with the hops more amplified. The oaty malt provides a nice backbone for the citrus hop flavors with a slight flowery sweetness. M: Light to medium bodied with a sticky mouthfeel to it. Nice bubbly carbonation though and the finish is slightly bitter. O:This is definitely more hopped up than I remember from years past. It drinks more like an IPA than a pale ale, but is still a delicious and hoppy brew. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 12-16-2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmm635 (991) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Medium orange in color with a bubbly white head. Mainly citrus hops on the nose with some caramel sweetness. Leans much more towards the hoppy side than malty sweet. Not terribly balanced but I like IPAs and this resembles one so good in my book.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
Bottle at home, from my Minneapolis Town Hall glass. Pours clear deep orange, thick off-white head, phenomenal lacing. Nose is grapefruit, caramel, pine. Flavours of big pine and spruce, some indistinct citrus, not the equal of Zombie Dust. Nice, but I don’t see the high rating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (1061) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Amber with good head and lacing. Light aroma of citrus and semi sharp pine. Same in taste with some lemon, but sweet first and then soft bitter hits with grassy notes. Moderate mouthfeel with semi dry finish. Good APA. I liked and would drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2013
This is my first FFF rating. I’ve always wanted to try some of their beers. Bottle thanks to rxeight in a trade. I always loved the label art. Pours with about and inch of head. Pours a deep orange color. Extra malty pale ale. Goes down very smooth and clean.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 6, 2013
UPDATED: APR 22, 2013 Awesome american pale ale drank in chicago from a bottle, Indiana’s pride, super hoppy

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