Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information Document

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Document and Entity Information Document
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
May 01, 2013
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Alon USA Partners, LP  
Entity Central Index Key 0001556766  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   62,502,467