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RATINGS: 2301   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rich42 (128) - USA - NOV 21, 2002
got via trade from hopsrus. awesome - truely an Imperial Pale Ale without being an India Pale Ale. Lot’s of malt, balanced with a healthy (not excessive) amount of hops, backed up with a bit of alchohol. little on the dry side. nice finish. An excellent ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (1903) - - AUG 24, 2016
Draft at Three Floyds. Pours a copper color. Aroma and taste are citrus and some caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2447) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2016
Shared by Maakun at Maakun back from US tasting. Hazy amber, greyish head. Sweet caramel malts, biscuits, caramel, light metallic note in not a bad way. Medium sweet, light bitter. Medium body, very dry and supple feel. Very nice dank marijuana/caramel/toast finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrTipple (3552) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Sweet citrus fruits, orange, tangerine, sweet grain malts, caramel. Clear gold, medium, creamy, off-white head. Light sweet and bitter. Bittersweet citrus fruits, orange, ripe lemon, creamy, sweet grain malts, caramel, light pine, soft carbonation. Outstanding APA, complexity of aroma and palate is off this planet. Keg at The Map Room, Chicago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (778) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2016
From notes (March 2015). Bottle from starcross -- cheers! This is a rock solid IPA that’s got a little more bitterness than some of the newer ones on the market but a ton of flavor. It doesn’t reinvent the category or anything for me, but it is refreshing and tasty, and really, who needs anything more from a beer?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (3567) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle from Three Floyds bottles three days ago. shared. Clear amber with creamy off white head. Mango, orange peel, caramel, light resin, light wood and green leaves, bit of roasted malts. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclefrito62 (71) - Stow, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Draft at Winking Lizard. Smells a little hoppy but not much taste. The appearance in colors a beautiful copper, amber in color. Taste is a little bready, earthy, a little thicker than basic beers. Smooth on the palate with a little after bite. Overall this is a pretty nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1167) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2016
Tasting session @ Budapest. Very solid pale ale. While three floyds is a bit over rated alpha King and zombie dust are two of the best

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBomb (25) - Little Canada, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Growler pour into glass,nice copper color and excellent head retention.aromaw of sweet malts and tropical fruits and floral resins.taste sweet malts and tropical fruits with a bready carmel flavors.a great beer from 3 floyds!🍺

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (881) - Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Hazy copper Amber color with off white head. Aroma is sweet fermented pear, apricot and mango. Flavor is herbal and sweet up front then becomes more traditional hoppy pale: pine, mango, apricot, and citrus. Finish has slightly grassy and some malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Msgriffi (41) - - JUL 7, 2016
Great citrus hop aroma. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel lets the hop flavor really shine. Great citrus flavor, still maintains a touch of juiciness. All citrus hips flavor but the malt adds a softness to it to keep the IBUs down. Easy to drink and a ton of flavor. Not as bitter as a true IPA but seems to allow more flavor to shine. Finishes dry with citrus flavor lingering and a touch of bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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