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RATINGS: 1105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Alpha Klaus is Alpha King’s cousin. A big American X-mas Porter brewed with English chocolate malt and Mexican sugar and of course tons of strange American hops! Cheers.

2014 vintage - 6.0% abv


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCaptMatey (206) - Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Poured a black colour with a soft tan head. Aroma is rich with hops amd roasted malts. Flavor was an earthy and citrus hops with a slight bitterness blended with roasted malts with hinys of vanilla. Medium to heavy bodiex brew with low carbonation ending in a dry bitter finish. Interesting beer if nothing else.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma of chocolate and spices, taste is chocolate, spices, nutmeg, sugary sweetness, some hops, overall really good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshmcg000 (388) - Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours black with tan head. Aroma is very sweet..chocolate. Lots of sweet sugary caramel roast chocolate goodness. Very complex, awesome.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miyauchi38 (1094) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
クリスマスポ&# 深く香ばしい& 濃いけど飲み&

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (2150) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2014
bomber shared. poured a dark brown with mocha head. the aroma was hoppy which was good, roasted malts, chocolate. the flavor was blended very nicely was little apprehensive at first but the flavors worked with the roasted malts, chocolate and hops. the chocolate was not bitter enough to offset the hops. great job 3F.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (113) - Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
From a 22oz bottle, poured very dark brown medium head. Smell malty, slight chocolate with some hops. Taste some chocolate, licorice, hops slight vanilla. A very different type of porter but in a good way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4112) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle with another great FFF label. Excellent aroma from this opaque, very dark red-brown ale. Good, smooth feel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9620) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
tons os strange american hops" is right. not quite what you’d wxpect from the style...uberhoppy...a little thin, but very smooth bodied. chocolate, roasted coffee, and an abnormal amount of hops. good stuff."

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle from unknown via Kyler. Pours an opaque brown/black. Aroma roasty, sweet, chocolate. Body lively and roasty, slightly bitter baking chocolate finish, lovely.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2843) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Black pour with a khaki/tan soapy/creamy head and lots of sticky lacing ... aroma of heavily roasted coffee, chocolate malts and lots of citrusy hops ... taste is a burst of citrusy hops, chocolate malts, bitter roasted coffee and a bit of sweetness with a nice bitter bite .... very balanced flavor profile .... finish is dry roasted, hoppy with a lingering bitterness ... mouthfeel is slick and oily ... very well done


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