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Arctic Panzer Wolf - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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2,741 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,741
Reviews: 658
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 509
Gots: 309 | 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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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into Tulip.

A- Hazy yellow with a big three finger head, goes away somewhat quickly but this beast is 9%

S- WOW, this is a hoppy punch in the face, just what I was hoping for. Centennial dry hops and Simcoe hops. Somewhat grassy with some floral bitterness and citrus. Love at first smell.

T- Tastes like it smells, its a big hop bomb. Im sure theres some malt and alcohol tastes in here but its all masked by a glorious array of hops. Lots of citrus hops and some bitterness but it doesnt seem out of balance, Its not overwhelming. This is a hopheads beer, that's for sure.

M- Has a textured feel that lots of big IPA's tend to have. I think what im feeling is the hop haze. Nice carbonation that makes that big ball of hops come to life in my mouth. I was honestly surprised how easily I was able to suck down a glass. Its a big beer and should be treated as such.

O- I love this beer, I just dont love that I payed 12$ for a bomber. This will be a special occasion drinker for me assuming I am able to come by it again. Hop lovers, go and find one of these. One of the best Imperial IPA's I have had the pleasure of drinking. And like I said, its an easy to drink 9% beer, watch out, it caught me off guard

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 04:44:25 | More by TwelveOunces
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle courtesy of goodstrongbeer, who hooked me up with just the thing. served in a standard pint glass.

A - pours with about half an inch of frothy tight off-white colored foam. the beer is bright gold in color with some hop haze. light spotty lacing left behind.

S - very strong. fresh tropical pineapple, mango, candied oranges. joined near the end by some bittering piney hops. light layer of sweet caramel underneath, but this is all about fruity hops. cant express enough how good this smells.

T - quick flash of the fruity tropical hops before turning into a massive bittering hop bomb, focusing on fresh wet pine needles and grassy hops. mellows out with more melon and some honey malts, with a light burning alcohol. yummy.

M - thick syrupy body (almost to a fault) but nice tight active carbonation cuts through and deploys the wonderful flavors to all corners of the mouth. finishes with strong lingering piney hops and lightly sweet tropical fruits.

D - incredible beer here. excellent aroma with an attention grabbing transition from fruity hops to insanely bitter pine-monster. not much I would improve here.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2010 02:13:17 | More by Stigs
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into my FFF pint glass of course.

Pours almost completely transparent and golden amber in color. There is an inch of white head. Spotty lace.

The nose is fresh, grassy hops, lemon zest, some sweet malt, orange peel, and a touch of heat.

The flavors are assertively hoppy and bitter with an abundance of grassy, earthy hops. There is some citrus bite that adds to the bitterness. Some sweet, biscuit-like malt.

Mouthfeel is juicy and finishes dry.

Overall, good DIPA that is one I drink regularly. Tasty as hell when fresh.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2012 02:25:31 | More by ChugginOil
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coz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-29-2011 04:47:27 | More by coz
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brycevolk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-15-2011 17:47:36 | More by brycevolk
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steve8robin

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this in the Secret Santa 2010 BIF. 220z bottle...

A: A light golden honey color with a small white head that fades at a decent pace. Good.

S: Some nice sugary citrus grapefruit with some earthy bitterness in the middle. Some orange citrus on the backend. Good.

T: Some bitter orange peel and coriander with some grapefruit quickly followed in the middle. Some citrus sugary malt on the backend. Good.

M: A full bodied IPA with a great carbonation. A nice clean finish. Very good.

D: Goes down very easy.

All in all, this is a solid brew. Glad I got to try it. It is a very grapefruity IPA. A very overwhelming grapefruit flavor. If that's your thing, then definitely hunt this down, otherwise, try if you have access.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2010 04:54:18 | More by steve8robin
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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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HarmonMW

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-15-2013 20:05:28 | More by HarmonMW
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scotv

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-14-2013 22:35:31 | More by scotv
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-14-2011 17:32:08 | More by cosmonick
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-11-2012 07:39:20 | More by standardcherry
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-13-2011 07:17:13 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-30-2012 20:36:58 | More by HumanParaquat
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-10-2012 06:27:07 | More by ChrisMon02
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dkw0063

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-28-2013 19:22:29 | More by dkw0063
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-01-2014 04:45:59 | More by DaftPatrick
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-18-2012 19:07:13 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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litheum94

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 17:35:17 | More by litheum94
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-15-2014 03:02:48 | More by RochefortChris
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Nolen12

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-02-2013 22:16:22 | More by Nolen12
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-25-2013 08:32:00 | More by RobertColianni
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-11-2013 05:03:19 | More by vrbulldog22
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-16-2012 08:00:33 | More by Anonymous1
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GPHarris

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

received from robwestcott in beer and football fantasy football league.

a - poured a three-fingers thick tan head into a snifter that left great lacing and sheeting throughout. the body was a hazy orange-amber color; it looked dense.
s - big piney hops then some fruitiness comes through like apples, peaches, and apricots.
t - huge piney hops again with a grapefruit finish. very complex.
m - thick and coating, lip-smacking stickiness.
o - 3F is as good as it gets with DIPAs in my opinion and this one did not disappoint. i'm not sure how it isn't ranked higher in this category.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 16:37:02 | More by GPHarris
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-26-2013 16:23:43 | More by BuckTuckian
Arctic Panzer Wolf from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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