Alpha King Pale Ale

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Type: American Pale Ale
  • Brewed by: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
  • Availability: Year-Round
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: USA - IL, MD, OH, NY, PA, WI, VA
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Bread - Dark
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Snifter and Tulips
  • Website: http://www.threefloyds.com/
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  • 15 
  • 4.1/5 
  • 6.00% 
  • 1425/3686 
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A bold yet balanced American pale ale with caramel malt notes and an aggressive citrus hoppiness. Three Floyds Flagship beer

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Reviews: 3

  • Mar 24, 2012
    gemini21 (1)Rank: Beer Novice
    3.6
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    This beer is fairly bitter and sweet but also, not too hard to take down more then a few. Good carbonation to match the flavors.
  • Mar 11, 2011
    DosBeerigos (102)Rank: Beer DrinkerGroup: Beer; DIY Style (Homebrewing)
    4
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    Well like every other beer I will have to judge this beer in comparison to other Pale Ales. The label has the Alpha King like bathing in his beer. I think I could bathe in this beer as well. It really is one of the most balanced Pale Ales I have had. The hops are strong on the attack, and the malt backing is strong enough to support it. There is a strong citrus attack, and the beer ends with a nice dry roasty taste on the palette. Category wise, I’d have to say it is pretty damn good!
  • Aug 11, 2009
    beerwolff77 (85)Rank: Beer AmateurGroup: Wisconsin
    4.6
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    I found this on tap at a hidden gem of a beer bar 30 minutes out of town. Lucky me. It pours a rich amber orange color with two inches of creamy off white head. The aroma is spectacular. Hops are at the forefront but sweet malt and citrus fruit are major players as well. Then I take a sip. I took a double take after I swallowed. This tastes much more like an IPA then just a pale ale. The flavor is very hoppy but, not a hop bomb at all. The malt is well balanced with the hops making for a super drinkable beer. There is a orange peel sour/sweetness that comes out as well. The mouhfeel is awfully pleasant. Medium body with a nice creamy texture. This is a top beer on my list. I spent the entire night enjoying one after another. I will be visiting my this bar again. A 30 minute drive is nothing to enjoy a drink with "the king"