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Arctic Panzer Wolf - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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2,843 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,843
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 516
Gots: 341 | 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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jsher1112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-04-2013 23:21:02 | More by jsher1112
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arcook11

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-04-2013 07:07:59 | More by arcook11
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coffygrinder

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-03-2013 09:02:46 | More by coffygrinder
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freemanj

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-03-2013 04:37:26 | More by freemanj
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Mcgruff

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-03-2013 04:13:03 | More by Mcgruff
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-03-2013 03:20:34 | More by ShawneeIrish
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-03-2013 00:17:27 | More by t0rin0
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

03-02-2013 22:35:00 | More by troegaarden
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toneigh

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-02-2013 21:48:50 | More by toneigh
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-02-2013 20:52:25 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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AltBock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

22oz. bomber bottle with the usual kickass Three Floyd's label. The label was done by a tattoo artist and it shows it. This bottle had a bright red label with a large arctic blue wolf ripping right through the label. This isn't an ordinary wolf. This wolf looks like a hell hound. Don't stare directly into the wolf's red eyes. You will regret it. Above and below the wolf in arctic blue lettering is the name of the beer. Flanking the wolf is the Government warning and the beer's ingredients. I wish there was a bottled or brewed date on the bottle. Poured into a Cycle Brewing Snifter.

This arctic wolf was not arctic blue in color, but a beautiful hazy apricot orange. It was so hazy that I could barley see the silhouette of my fingers on the other side of the glass. On top of this orange brew was a small 1/4 of an inch bubbly porcelain white head of foam. Mediocre retention that left behind a small number of rings and spots around the glass. Nice color, but the head of foam was less than desirable.

Pouring the beer into the Snifter unleashed the strong scent of grapefruit and pine. It was more pine than grapefruit. Behind the pine and grapefruit wall was more citrus fruits and lightly bitter citrus hops. The citrus fruits consisted of some tangerine and a little lemon. I could detect some malt trying to come out, but the grapefruit and pine quickly covered it up and said "what malt?"

The taste wasn't hugely hopped up. It was hoppy, but not overly hoppy. The taste kicked off with the citrus hops. The hops then gave way to the grapefruit and pine resin. It loved the pine! The pine resin lasted for a while before some lemon, tangerine, and apricot moved in. After the fruits had their moment in the sun, the beer then finishes with a faint taste of toasted malt. Finally the malt was allowed to come out and play.

The mouthfeel was light to medium bodied and featured a nice lightly hoppy crispy aftertaste. I found more citrus hops, pine, grapefruit, lemon, and apricot in the aftertaste. The hops don't linger on. I guess the hops had some place to be.

I would like to thank lionssoccer for giving me the opportunity to try this Three Floyd's beer. I'm sure I don't have to tell you this but this was another nice Three Floyd's beer. It wasn't hugely hopped, but there was enough hops in this beer to keep you on your toes. This wasn't a beer that relied on a cool label. The beer was just as cool as the kick ass label.

03-02-2013 08:11:49 | More by AltBock
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csparace

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev +1.2%

Great IPA that serves as a great example of the style.

A - Golden yellow with lots of carbonation. Pours with a good head that fades quickly.

S - Warm (not sharp) initial smell that fades into a heavy caramel

T - Very smooth, with caramel overtones. Not a huge amount of bitterness, but a very satisfying, thirst quenching finish.

M - Great. Like I said, very smooth but quenching. Doesn't have much of an after taste - or just doesn't change as it fades away. Fades somewhat quick.

O - Really fantastic beer actually. Its simply really pleasing. It satisfies my thirst for an IPA's bitterness but doesn't stick around too long. Each taste is incredibly consistent. The smooth feel works well with the caramel. Fantastic beer.

03-02-2013 05:57:17 | More by csparace
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-02-2013 04:01:16 | More by hollywood_15063
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-02-2013 03:33:22 | More by JISurfer
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4.06/5  rDev -4.7%

Poured from a bomber into a chalice. Hazy, golden goodness with a finger of white head that dissipates quickly. Very nice lacing. Looks like a fantastic DIPA. Let's have a smell.

Very nice. Nose is juicy-fruit, lemon, fresh-cut grass, pine. A little malty breadiness as it warms. But how does she drink?

Wow. Hop explosion on a Friday night. That's what I'm talking about. Time to wake-up those taste buds on siesta since my last Sucks four days ago. This stuff good. Delicious. And hides the 9% well. After 22 oz. of this it may be hard to move-on to something else.

Medium mouthfeel. Easy to drink.

Overall an excellent beer. As usual, the Floyd's have not let me down. Think I'll have more.

03-02-2013 01:17:40 | More by Danmullens1
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-02-2013 00:18:03 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-01-2013 23:45:34 | More by HoistinBrews
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SaintJonah

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-01-2013 19:31:25 | More by SaintJonah
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MarkFy

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-01-2013 15:15:49 | More by MarkFy
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speedvagen

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-28-2013 04:20:25 | More by speedvagen
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TastyDelicousness

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-28-2013 02:53:59 | More by TastyDelicousness
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mendonza

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-27-2013 03:58:36 | More by mendonza
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PHKrames

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-27-2013 01:59:32 | More by PHKrames
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bigjer78

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-26-2013 22:47:27 | More by bigjer78
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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
95 out of 100 based on 2,843 ratings.