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RATINGS: 2318   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
A: A 12 oz bottle poured into my Firestone Walker pint glass. The beer is a hazy, amber color with little to no head. S: A great citrus (grapefruit and orange) aroma fills the nose and a mild pine is present as well. There is also a bit of sweet, caramel malt smell coming through. T: Exceptional flavor for a pale ale! Wonderful bitterness up front and on the finish. There is also quite a bit of citrus in there, but not much in the way of the malt. M: A fairly light beer on the tongue, but certainly not a bad thing. Good carbonation and a bit of a lingering bitterness. D: Pale ales are known for their high level of drinkability, and this one is no exception. A very nice beer by Three Floyds.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (15820) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2000
With a name like Alpha King, how can you possibly go wrong??

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (15779) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2010
355 ml Bottle at MikkellerBar. Amber body with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, hops, pine and citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15684) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2009
Bottle @ Olbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours amber with a creamy white foam and lacings. Nose is hoppy and sweet malty. Lots of peach, citrus and caramel. Full and smooth body. Dry hoppy end. Good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15328) - Snderborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle. Good caramelly hop aroma. Cloudy red amber colour. Very small off-white head. Good bitterness. Not so sweet, but sweet enough. Grassy hop note, quite caramelly and nice. A bit dry for my tastes, but good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (15270) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
One of the best pales Ive had. Distinct citrus flavor. Very floral and delicious. Rated 2/6/03

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2008
Draught at GABF 2008. Clear orange - white head. Peppery, citrus, grape, fruity, nice hoppy, knkbrd, swedish flatbread, spicy, light malty, light sweetness. Lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (15011) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2011
12 oz. bottle, split with manuchampions, pours dark golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is much like an IPA, with citrus hops, strong floral notes and caramel. Flavour is again, on the fence of being an APA and a lighter IPA, with floral notes jumping out, followed by bold citrus hops (for the style) and caramel malt backing. Nothing revolutionary, but for the style, its hard to find better ones out there.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (14469) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle @ Sorbon, Bromma July 30 2011. Red, amber colored beer with a slightly off-white head. Smell sweet, fruit, hops and grapefruit. Really nice taste of hops, fruits and a little sweetness with a bitter finish. Very balanced. Soft carbonation and medium to full body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14335) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Copper color with a large beige head that collapsed with a bit of lace. Huge citrus/cat pee aroma. Cant even smell malt. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavor is mildly citric hop over some light malt. But that doesnt mean its not hoppy. Theres a lot of florality. I think this is one of those fresh hop beers, and I think this bottle must be rather fresh. Really hops the mouth. Great mouthfeel.


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