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RATINGS: 2263   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alenightlong99 (70) - Lockport, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2002
great hoppy ale, need i say more? enjoy!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dambor (327) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 28, 2016
Pours dark orange, nice head. Aroma: white fruit, pine tree, some flower aroma, bread aroma as well. Taste: pine tree mixed with white fruit and some long kind of floral taste. Interesting long and pretty heavy palate on the flowers side. Good brew. Not sure it deserves the 100/100 though.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryrpat (276) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2016
Very solid pale ale. While three floyds is a bit over rated alpha King and zombie dust are two of the best ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hfmejias (1225) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2016
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured dark, reddish amber; nice off white head, some lacing on the glass. Aroma of fruit and hops but with a strong malt and biscuit presence. Taste is consistent, VERY well balanced, starts sweet and bready but finishes with a nice hoppy (and citrus fruit) end. Very good, very enjoyable and quite easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ineedbeer (1559) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 18, 2016
Poured from a bottle dated March, 2016. Aroma is malty with some toasted bread, cracker and biscuit notes. Some medium hop notes of grapefruit and pine resin. Pours a slightly cloudy, dark copper color with a medium sized, slightly off white head that lingers for quite some time after slowly receding to a thin film. High lacing and no legs. Flavor is somewhat sweet with some toasted bread, darker cracker and biscuit notes. Medium to medium high bitterness. Some grapefruit and pine resin notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, a decent pale ale but a bit malty for my preferences. A rather boring, somewhat old school hop profile as well.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (2985) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Flaska från Mikkeller butik i Torvehallerne, Köpenhamn. Hyfsat färsk, tappad 3 mars. Bärnstensfrägad, disig med högt krämigt skum. Ingen humlebomb vare sig i doft eller smak det är faktiskt malten/kroppen som verkligen imponerar. Massor av honungsnyanser, som en dröm (småkakan) som smälter i munnen, mjuk och subtil men rejäl och fyllig. Den bygger scenen för en främst ganska gräsig humleprofil, med lite citrus, aprikos. Snäll beska. Så otroligt snyggt, välbalanserat och gott. Wow.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ByTheirLimpin (231) - New York, USA - APR 14, 2016
Wow. Amber honey in the glass. Nose is rosy floral citrus, palate follows right in step. Great hop profile. Complex, balanced and right on. Think I’ll have another.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFanDan17 (1058) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - APR 7, 2016
Slightly sweet with nice malt notes. Pours dark golden with a short frothy head. Hints of blood orange on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
xblanchard29x (19) - Alabama, USA - APR 2, 2016
Enjoyed pint from the brewery as well as a case purchased. Golden color. Strong hop aroma. Carmel notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
truebluehes (196) - Tipton, Iowa, USA - APR 1, 2016
Bottle. Copper pour with white head. Great hop aroma. Caramel malt mouthfeel with nice hop balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ahuth (203) - - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle. Has a reddish dark color. Has a huge malt taste. Sweet caramel flavor. Nice mixture of grassy floral hops. Pretty unique pale ale.


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