RATINGS: 2325   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Big American Pale Ale with citrusy aroma- a hop lovers 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 youre 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 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2005
Copper with a beige lasting head. Mild toffee, citrus and pine aroma. Sweet malts balanced with orange, grapefruit and lychee. Top stuff, medium bodied. Would be a brilliant session beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2005
Great from the look to the feel. A good head tops off this hoppy brew. Truly one of the best beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
whiterabbit81 (244) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2005
Poors a medium copper copper colr with a very nice, thick and creamy head and excellent lacing. Strong and seductive hop nose. Taste is initially bitter, with a pronounced dry hop flavor. Great aftertaste. A bit maltier than i had expected and hoped for. Almost reminds me of a combination of a barleywine and a IPA. I disagree with those who claim thiis is more of a IPA, as its clearly much more malty than the majority of IPAs. This is a very good beer. I wonder, however, whether this deserves the distinction and rating it has.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 3, 2005
Poura a cliudy amber/orarange hue with a smal small white head with decent lacing. Aromas of hops, a little yeastiness....somehow.....A little herby, wit ha hint of celery. MOuthfeel is medium bodied with a nice smooth finish, Flavors of caramle, a slight hop bitterness, roasted nuts with a finish that begs for more. Citrusr flavors with a grapefruit finish without veing an IPA, yet with a decent hop finish. WOW......This is te pinnacle, session ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2005
Pours copper orange with a big rocky beige head. Aroma was mostly citrus hops with some malt detectable. Flavor was very well balanced, with an all hop finish and lingering aftertaste. Very well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopmaster (7) - redlands, California, USA - FEB 2, 2005 does not count
This is a good beer, but if its really in the top 1 percentile of beers, theyve changed something since I used to buy this stuff as my regular "drinking beer" a mile from the brewery when I lived in Whiting, Indiana four years ago. At that time, they were a tiny outfit brewing their beers in a non-descript warehouse in Hammond, IN (they didnt even have a sign on the building!). I think they have since moved to new digs. I used to buy it because it was brewed locally, was very hoppy (too hoppy for most), and wasnt terribly expensive, about 2 bucks more a case than my usual Sierra Nevada Pale ale. Good stuff, but back then, underneath the high hoppy initial taste was a somewhat disappointing wateriness and lack of depth. Like I said, they must have changed something to get these high ratings, and Id like to try it again today to see. A memorable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2005 Bottle at Chris - brought by joet. I was very happy to see A Three Floyds beer. Red with a slight head. Hoppy U.S. aroma. Lovely and hoppy with some citric qualities. A good beer at the high end of the session beer scale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SilkTork (5659) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2005
The Great Kilburn Gathering. Heavy oily cascade aroma repeated in flavour. Soft sweetness. An IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2005
Bottled at The London/Joet Gathering Chez Chris_O. A mid brown coloured beer with a good hoppy nose which has some orange notes. The taste is smackingly hoppy with pomegranite notes. Just really a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 31, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2005 Fantastic! This is my first offering from Three Floyds and I am very impressed. The pour is similar to the Victory Hop Devil but with an even cremier head. The aroma is sweet and Malty with a lot of hops. It is close to an IPA but not quite.

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