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RATINGS: 2165   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 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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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrnkMcDermott (2822) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2004 Draft, at the Brewery. Ah, the firstborn child of Nick & Co's "Not Normal" brewing philosophy. It's almost damning with faint praise not to call it an IPA (in which case, it'd rate second to 3F's own Dreadnaught. At our homebrew club meeting at the brewery, it felt as though we were swimming on the US's entire hop production for the year. Tangy citrus hop flavor will give you a buzz long before the alcohol can work its magic. An inspiration to every amateur or pro brewer to "go BIG, or go home!" Bottled: Not surprising that the bottled version is a little tamer than we had fresh at the brewery, even if I did get the bottles straight from the brewery. Still a great hop nose you can't help but get assaulted by. As they say, try to find it on draught, or take the brewery tour!


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tonypreto (51) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Pint on draft. Good head on it, with a citrus heavy aroma. Tastes amazing, really citrus and hoppy with a light, clean finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kroney (158) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Big citrus and pine aromas for a standard pale ale. Deep amber/dark orange color. Very drinkable. Smooth palate. Wonderful beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
delnoche (453) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12fl oz bottle poured into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint. Deep amber with ample offwhite head. Aroma is flowery hops and oddly enough, cream cheese frosting. This beer is like a creamy hops festival in my mouth. Full body, lots of carbonation. Lengthy finish of hops and alcohol. Such a good beer. Wow! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirLimpsalot (2320) - SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
@ Mikkeller Stockholm 14-11-8: brödig och maltig. Smaken är ok men inget mer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (1975) - California, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle courtesy of douce... Burnt orange in color... Aroma of citrus, caramel, toffee, light pine... Flavor is citrus hops, lots of caramel up front, lingering pine and citrus hop dryness on finish, some grapefruit, sticky hop resins... Well balanced, enjoyable... Deceivingly drier than you'd expect by looking at it... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mp_lane (59) - Indiana, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Pours very clear amber, light tan head that stands up. Aroma is malt balanced with citrus note. Can really taste the English pale malt structure. Very nice pale!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wihlan (311) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
Fat mikkeller and friends - kopparfärgad, något grumlig. Fin maltsmak med en hint av karamell, tydlig men angenäm beska.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1392) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
Väldigt mycket sötma i aromen, humlig. Riktigt fin balans i arom och kropp.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SotallyTober (23) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Has a amber pour, with a thick off white head that left lacing throughout. A citrus, fruits, and pine aroma. There is an orange, grapefruit, pine, and floral taste. Mildly bitter finish that sticks around on the palate. Overall, this is a solid refreshing brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boomersmancave1 (61) - Indiana, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle from Cutter’s Way. Pours a nice amber color with a tan colored head. Aroma is citrus, pine, malt and slight sweetness. Taste is a citrus with bitterness up front with a sweet ending. A very good pale ale.


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