Category Archives: Three Floyds Brewing Co.

Three Floyds Alpha King

Brewery: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 6.66%
Style: American Pale Ale
Other Notes: 68 IBUs

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Alpha King is a bold yet balanced American Pale Ale with slight sweetness and aggressive citrus hoppiness.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.16
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 12 fl oz. bottle bottled on March 31st 2016 and poured into a mini Mikkeller long stemmed tulip glass.
Appearance: It poured a clear copper colour with a one finger off white head that had decent retention and left nice lacing.
Aroma: A bit light but grapefruit and pine come through along with some caramel malt.
Taste: Bitter citrus grapefruit, lemon and orange peel, sweet lemon tea, lightly sweetened tea, pine and caramel malt in the background.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Nice and well balanced. Good mix of bitter and sweet.

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Three Floyds Space Station Middle Finger

Brewery: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 6%
Style: American Pale Ale
Other Notes: IBU 50

Brewer Description: (from bottle) From the dawn of time, humans have looked to the sky for answers. Space Station Middle Finger replies to all from its eternal orbit. Behold and enjoy Space Station Middle Finger. A bright golden american pale ale.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.71
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 22 oz. bomber with no indication of any bottled on or best before date on the bottle. Poured into a pint glass.
Appearance: Pours a hazy darkish orange colour with a thin white head that does stick around for a while.
Aroma: Smells a little weak, but of pine, citrus hops and grapefruit along with some caramel at the end as well.
Taste: A strong malt background of bread and caramel at first followed by citrus grapefruit and orange turning tropical fruit mango. Finish is a lingering bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, with medium carbonation and slightly sticky.
Overall: This was decent from 3 Floyds. It starts sweet and finishes bitter but overall I still easily prefer Zombie Dust.

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Three Floyds Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker

Brewery: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 9%
Style: Double IPA
Other Notes: IBU 100

Brewer Description: (from website) In the seemingly endless cruelty, battle and strife of the Hyborian Age, a warrior has but two pleasures: decimating one’s enemies in battle, and a horn of Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker to slake the thirst of victory.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.49
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.4

Intro: Excited to see this on tap at Mikkeller Bangkok.
Appearance: Served in a pint glass a hazy copper orange colour with an off white one finger bubbly head.
Aroma: Strong aromas of citrus grapefruit, lemon peel and pine with some caramel in the background.
Taste: Much like the smell, the immediate taste is bitter hoppy grapefruit and caramel malts. There is some aftertaste of piney hops and spice.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied, with good carbonation.
Overall: Maybe my expectations were too high to begin with, but this was only ok for me. I enjoyed the grapefruit and pine hoppyness but perhaps a bit too much caramel malt sweetness.

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Three Floyds Zombie Dust

Brewery: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 6.2%
Style: American Pale Ale
Other Notes: 50 IBUs

Brewer Description: (from bottle) This intensely hopped and gushing undead pale ale will be ones only respite after the zombie apocalypse. Created with our marvellous friends in the comic industry. Art by Tim Seeley.

My rating: 5
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.77
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.6

Intro: A friend brought back a six-pack to Hong Kong for me while this was still super fresh in February. Obviously there are times where I just like to sit back and enjoy a beer instead of always reviewing and as it is, two and a half months on, I’m down to my last bottle and so here’s the review. This 12oz bottle was bottled on 13 February 2015 and poured into a pint glass.
Appearance: The beer poured a slightly hazy golden orange colour with a nice one and a half finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly leaving nice stringy lacing.
Aroma: Intense aromas of tropical fruits especially pineapple and mango hit first, followed by some citrus grapefruit and a hint of bready malts finally ending with some hoppy pine.
Taste: Much like the smell, there was tropical pineapple, citrus grapefruit, some bready buscuity malts and a very nice bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Very crisp, light and with medium carbonation.
Overall: I had high expectations before trying it and it lived up to those expectations. It was a very easy APA to drink and this is a must buy if available for me. It was best when it was freshest. Now lets see about 3 Floyds distribution to Hong Kong… hmm, I guess distribution = friends!

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