RATINGS: 1119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Alpha Klaus is Alpha Kings 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

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brentv (663) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 2, 2015
From bomber. Pours black with a medium thickness dense foam head. Big aroma of coffee and chocolate malts. Taste is delicious coffee and chocolate. Full mouthfeel that just feels perfect. Light carbonation. This is a delicious and fine beer. One of the best porters Ive ever enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (5274) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2015
bottle. black with one finger head. rich porter wit substantial chocolate. a bit sweet with the hops youd expect from 3F.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bomber. Deep brown with a tan head. Malt and hops. Clean and hoppy. Black ipaish?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1566) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours nearly black w/ a thin tan head that leaves a good ring of lacing. Im kind of in love w/ the in your face hop aroma that has just a subtle chocolate undertone. The taste is of a chocolate porter up front & finishes w/ a huge hop bang! Easily one of the most unique porters Ive had & highly recommended!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (746) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours black with a beige head. Very complex beer. Aroma of chocolate, earthy grasses and grains and pine. Taste of chocolate, coffee, hint of coffee and caramel, pine, a little stone fruit and dark fruits. Great tasting and interesting beer. Moderate bitterness with great well balanced malt backbone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (2033) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2014
On Tap at Millstone BBQ near Logan Ohio. Alpha Klaus is a deep dark brown beer with a thinner head of small white bubbles. Nose is Rich roasted dark chocolate goodness with some interesting hops going on. Taste was mildly to medium sweet with a good amount of spruce. Body was somewhat lively. finish was a good warming with a touch of hop bitterness. a very different and interesting porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Really nice porter on tap. Smooth with nice chocolate, coffee and malt flavors. Another great beer from FFF.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nathan30533 (1018) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2014
This to me makes an incredible holiday brew. Pours nice and dark, dark brown with a light color head. Tasty brew and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adam42381 (386) - Fort Myers, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a nonic pint glass. Appearance: Pours a dark cola brown, almost black, with a 2 finger creamy medium tan head. Nice head retention and lacing. Smell: Dark roasted malt with lots of hops and a touch of chocolate. Taste: Piney and grassy hops up front followed by roasted malt and a hint of chocolate in the middle before ending with more piney and grassy hops. Aftertaste is fairly bitter with just a touch of semisweet chocolate. The flavor profile is nothing like any porter Ive ever had. Mouthfeel: Medium-to-full-bodied with a fairly high amount of carbonation. Drinkability: Good drinkability. Youll have no difficulty finishing off a bomber on your own. Overall: A good beer overall, but not really my idea of a porter. I also dont understand the Christmas connection with this one, but maybe it fits with 3 Floyds motto of "Its Not Normal." This one is definitely worth trying.

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