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RATINGS: 2147   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Big American Pale Ale with citrusy aroma- a hop loverís cult beer and Three Floydsí 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 youíre unwilling to compromise on your beer, we urge you to try it.


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lweiberg (110) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 19, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2007 $7.99 plus tax for a 6-pack at Chiconiís in Hudson, WI (Edit: now theyíre charging $9.99 plus tax). Easily the best tasting beer Iíve ever had, although it should be noted that I am a juvenile, beer-tasting noob who has tasted relatively few beers ... so far. Oh yeah, baby. Beautiful, life-affirming scent with more hops than Tracy McGrady and plenty of enthusiasm, every sip just teases you to take another sip, and another, and so on. Itís hard not to get excited about this beer, itís the kind of beer that makes you want to win the lottery and then live to be 1,000 years old so you can drink this every day, at which point, every day, you will be reminded that life is indeed good. At least if youíve got a plump stock of this stuff. If not? Sorry, buddy.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jstraw (1922) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2011 Orange-amber with big, foamy off-white head / Elegant and complex pine, citrus, and bubblegum nose / Medium body, great fruit and balance, with long, moderately bitter finish / Flavors of bubblegum, fresh cut pine, grapefruit, orange, and resin / A gold standard.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
andyhite (308) - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2007
bottle pours a mahogany haze with amber tendencies. the head here is subtly dense, and ever-so-slowly receding. the strong scents of thick hops are similar to that of a dense fog, and are accented by the flavorful citric aromas crossed with notes of creamy caramel slightly toasted malts. tastes? liquid perfection. i canít state it any better. it coats the palate from the front, with bright and lively warrior hops and slight spice, to the back where the thicker mouthfeel really shines and is accented by the mild, but non-offensive bitterness and slight salt flavor. this is great. all kinds of complexity here. itís just sad that thereís only 12 oz, and i canít get it here.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
QHopjunky (8) - , Indiana, USA - JUN 12, 2008 does not count
Easily my favorite beer in the world as far APAs go. The aroma is extremely citrusy, especially grapefruit. The flavor, in my opinion is unmatched by any other APA because it is just so well balanced, a complex malt flavor while still maintaining a the wonderful flavor of Cascade hops. the only beer I can really ever give a 5 to, besides B.O.R.I.S. the Crusher from hoppin frog.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hopheadfed (6) - crown point, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2010 does not count
The greatest pale ale on the planet! Citrus heaven. Way better than eating a grapefruit.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HonusWagner (1391) - Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2010 Pour is a gorgeous dark orange with all sorts of pretty colors all around the glass. Beautiful white foam that sticks all over the glass and leaves arguably the nicest lacing Iíve ever seen. Nose is a melange of fruits from peaches to mangoes, melons, even some light pineapple notes. The taste follows up on these fruity flavors but still has a nice slightly sweet malt component of caramel that really helps cut some of the bitterness in the finish. This beer is full of crazy, delicious flavors and feels wonderful in the mouth. Incredibly drinkable, with booze that is restrained and a bitterness that doesnít distract from the terrific hop flavors. This easily rates as one of my favorite beers ever made, and I cannot believe it took me so long to get a bottle and drink it. Thanks to JMRSN on BA!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RDUBBS (6) - Chicago, USA - NOV 13, 2010 does not count
I love this beer its my go to IPA great all around flavor smell and appearance.Dont miss out if you havent tried it yet!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
matmatmat (82) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 5, 2011
Toasty hay aroma. Lots of floral and citrus notes as well. Medium sweetness, with heavy bitter flavor balanced well with a nice sour character and a great smooth finish that balances all the flavors. Great great IPA!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dumontn (529) - CHICAGO, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2011
Call me biased because I grew up drinking the Floyds, but if I honestly had to pick just one beer to drink for the rest of my life, this is it. Hands down. Huge citrus hop aroma, rich amber color, and full-bodied satisfying mouthfeel with a huge caramel backbone to balance the massive amount of hops. This beer defines the American Pale Ale style.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dinkle50 (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2011
The king of hops. This stuff will knock you out with hop flavor, but being the hop-head I am, this stuff does the trick.


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