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Arctic Panzer Wolf - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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2,750 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,750
Reviews: 658
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 510
Gots: 311 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A massive IPA that will leave your palate it’s hapless victim. Scorched earth is our brewery policy.

100 IBU

(Beer added by: paco1029384756 on 09-10-2009)
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Ratings: 2,750 | Reviews: 658 | Display Reviews Only:
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ChrisPro

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

01-19-2013 19:09:46 | More by ChrisPro
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Jeffries55

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

03-06-2014 17:29:08 | More by Jeffries55
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phingdong

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

06-26-2012 16:21:28 | More by phingdong
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kustard

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

06-06-2013 19:55:16 | More by kustard
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beercanman

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

04-02-2013 08:50:43 | More by beercanman
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JackRB

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

01-02-2013 00:11:43 | More by JackRB
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somethingcreative

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

05-16-2013 02:01:45 | More by somethingcreative
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TheBronze

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

05-30-2012 16:01:48 | More by TheBronze
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jpvenezia

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

11-27-2012 18:42:12 | More by jpvenezia
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robertdoesbeer

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

11-24-2012 00:05:38 | More by robertdoesbeer
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trapper2408

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

08-15-2013 14:06:16 | More by trapper2408
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Mick-e-d


3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

03-07-2012 04:58:09 | More by Mick-e-d
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scarnold8

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

01-13-2013 19:32:53 | More by scarnold8
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joeseppy

Illinois

3.38/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a beautiful cascading effervescent golden amber. White head and sticky lacing throughout.

The aroma is fantastic. Big tropical citrus (papaya, grapefruit, guava, mango) front and malt.

How do we go from such a tropical smelling quaff to the flavors of onion and garlic. Got the sweet malt and a piney bitterness going on.

Carbonation is low and bitterness lasts.

I'm not getting the high IBU count here. Took this on the advice that this is close to Zombie Dust...quite not true. Not seeing the hype here, matter of fact I'm disappointed. Now I know why this is always on the shelves throughout Chicagoland. Dreadnaught is better at a lower price. This is not a juicy grapefruit, but rather a pine cone bomb in an onion patch. One good thing though--it is drinkable. This reminds me of Stone's Enjoy By brews. I will not be buying this in the future.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 23:25:49 | More by joeseppy
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jmpizzo

New York

3.4/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a bomber into slightly chilled tulip pint glass.

A - A nice bright orange coloring with a moderate white head. Sticky lacing coats the glass as it goes down. Lots of carbonation going on there.

S - I was expecting a wonderful grapefruit and pine stink to come wafting off of this, but very subdued... disappointing. A very faint smell.

T - Hoppy but a sweet sort of hoppiness. There's a bit of a malty taste here which I enjoy. A small twinge of grapefruit followed by a very spicy and unique aftertaste of orange zest.

M - Thick... like there is some good alcohol backing here. Enjoyable.

O - If I hadn't already tried Dreadnaught and Apocalypse Cow I think I would have enjoyed this more. It's good, but so far it's last on my list of FFF DIPAs I'd choose.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2011 01:45:59 | More by jmpizzo
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syrupjoe

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber into pint glass.

Pours a a light golden amber color with one finger head and no particulates.

Nose gives off grassy, slightly tropical hops with a slight alcohol scent.

Taste gives off strong nail polish flavors with grassy and vegetal hop notes. Sweet, honey-like malt presence.

Moderate to low carbonation with a sweet finish and extremely bitter aftertaste.

Overall an okay brew but highly present alcohol flavors and faded hop taste. Might try a fresher bottle but otherwise wouldn't seek this out.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2011 18:03:05 | More by syrupjoe
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beagle75

Iowa

3.43/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass.

A: Slightly hazy, brassy golden color with less than one finger of diminishing white foam head. Light lacing remains on the glass.

S: Green hops are featured, smelling like a pound or few of new hop pellets. Citrus and herbaceous aromas are intense with little else to distract from them, save for some bright but minor tropical fruit. No alcohol detected.

T: Begins off-dry, with early malt that is soft and bready. Hop aromatics are initially understated, turning citrusy amidst fairly restrained acidity. Hop flavors define the rest of the profile, becoming more piney in the middle as malt presence retreats. Flavors become increasingly herbaceous and astringent into the finish, where bitterness is bracing amidst volatile alcohol.

M: Medium viscosity, slightly syrupy and resinous on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: Big and bitter, this DIPA smells very authentic but unfortunately invokes the kitchen sink in the flavor profile. Astringency drags down the latter half, overpowering earlier balance and leaving a frightening impression of high-alpha hop cultivars, all writ large.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 16:36:30 | More by beagle75
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mattsander

Alberta (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy apricot, plenty of puffy white head and lacing. Very appetizing and pretty to look at.

S: Clean malt profile with some mint and marmalade. Subtle hop aromas compared to Dreadnaught.

T: Honey backbone, orangey hops, herbal. Not a lot of hop flavor, but extremely bitter.

M: Crisp and dry, very refreshing.

O: A good DIPA, nothing mindblowing. I'd like to try fresher versions of this.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 14:33:27 | More by mattsander
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suspect

New York

3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Dogfish Head Signature glass. Received in a trade from rfraga77 - thanks!

A: Pours a beautiful, crystal clear light honey color. Semi-aggressive pour leads to a fluffy white two finger head that leaves sticky, IIPA like lacing all over the glass.

S: Malt hits my nose first but subtly. Followed quickly by slight hop presence that quite honestly was more subtle than I anticipated. The nose on this one wasn't terrible but it wasn't much of anything else either.

T: The hop profile comes through a bit more here but is quickly balanced by the malt. The 9% abv sticks out here like a sore thumb. It quickly takes over as the most dominant flavor profile.

M: Nice feel, well carbonated, sticky and the alcohol burn sticks around for a long time afterwards.

O: A pretty ho-hum brew that is a slow drinker. It's not bad, but it doesn't stand up to the bar set by the class of the IIPA category.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2011 01:18:06 | More by suspect
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tulip.

Pours a light layer of white of white head. Color is a hazed melon orange. Not much head retention or lace.

Aroma: Bittering pine up. Some sweeter citrus. It has some bready malts. A bit of union flavors. Decent, but nothing too special.

Taste: Fairly hoppy here. A big amount of pine and earthy hops. It shows some booze. A bit of citrus. Some orange and grapefruit. A little bit of bready malts.

Mouthfeel: Bitter and smooth. Medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends sticky and dry.

Overall, it is a decent iipa, but nothing sticks out to much. A bit above average, but nothing I am falling over for. It just seems like the hop profile is off on this one. Too sticky for me. Somewhat drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2010 18:06:24 | More by mothman
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beckard13

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-08-2011 13:52:27 | More by beckard13
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SolarMikey

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-24-2011 03:46:04 | More by SolarMikey
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-02-2012 16:12:37 | More by acurtis
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Tyrus

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

09-17-2013 23:08:13 | More by Tyrus
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Craftonly23121

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-05-2012 20:14:57 | More by Craftonly23121
Arctic Panzer Wolf from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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