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RATINGS: 1045   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bucs572000 (237) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Poured from a 22oz bomber. Aroma is roasty chocolate and citrus. Flavors are chocolate, roasty malt, citrus, and slight pine. Very solid drinkable porter! So much better fresh!! 3 Floyd’s FTW!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1058) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap at Three Floyds. Black with thin brown head. Aroma is roasty with C-hops. Taste is creamy and roasty with chocolate and sharp C-hops. Bitter finish. I’d call this more of a Black IPA. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1325) - Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle from Rebekah as part of an awesome FFF box. Thanks again! Pours nearly black with a super creamy two finger mocha colored head. Big hop aroma that I wasn't expecting. Pine galore, some lemon, some roast, chocolate, and big sweet sugar. Big chocolate and hop mixture in flavor. Lots of bitterness and pine, some sweet chocolate, then a bit of buttering roasted malts. Medium bodied, pretty smooth, with medium plus carbonation. Very drinkable. Dry finish. I was not expecting this at all, and for some reason was thinking this would be a big sweet chocolate dessert. I like it though, and it is a big hoppy porter bordering on black IPA. Glad I finally got my hands on this one.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTStiles (742) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Pours inky black with a thin tan head. Woody, hoppy aroma. Taste is very complex, chocolate, wood, oranges. Finish is bitter with orange and cocoa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DWestrick (420) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2013
bottle. Big, beautiful Porter - perfect for a cold, snowy night. Easy to drink and robust flavor. Three Floyd’s makes great beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle from RobertDale. Thanks Bob!! Aroma has notes of chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, piney and citrus hops. Black in the glass with an average off-white head that mostly diminished and left great lace. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter. Palate is full bodied and watery with an average carbonation. Overall a really nice brew that’s quite drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
NeoHippie2 (978) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 9, 2013
On tap, black pour with a tan head. Aromas of roasted malts and coffee with subtle cocoa notes and lots of hops. Flavor is a bit of a mess, the roasted character of this beer doesn’t mingle very well with the hop bill. It’s like this beer can’t decide what it wants to be. Drinkable but I wouldn’t go back for seconds.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpr77 (264) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasty/coffee, caramel and some pine. Taste has some pine and is roasty and well balanced with a grapefruity bitterness at the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wlajwl (3816) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Aroma is pine, coffee, light toffee and slight vinous notes. The flavor is dark malts, coffee, mild/medium grapefruit, hop resin, vinous notes and an acidic/tart/sour finish.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Christpuncher (1110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Love this porter from three floyds. Super bitter and chocolately with a bitter finish. Smells malty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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