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Arctic Panzer Wolf - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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3,003 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,003
Reviews: 671
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 529
Gots: 384 | FT: 17
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber poured to a Duvel tulip.

A- Fruity apricot, citrus orange / amberish yellow color. Very clean looking beer, with active bubbles that float upwards to a nice fluffy white head. This beer glows in the light. I like it.

S- Spicy hop aroma, light resin with pungent citrus underneath. Nose gives depth with ruby red grapefruit, dry biscuit malts, and some earthy pine and wood. Slight lemon brightness and a smell that reminds me of dried tea before it's been steeped.

T- Very sharp hoppy bite. The mondo bitterness aggressively tingles the tongue, cheeks, and throat. Big puckering grapefruit, pungent clementines, and spicy hop flavored mango. Awesome. Some alcohol burn on the tongue and in the back of the mouth as you drink.

As it warms, the biscuit malts come out a bit more, but definitely stays hoppy throughout. Fruity apricot sweetness and a salty, bready combination that chews like dried pretzels.

MF- A touch soapy, booze creates some lingering heat, but overall a white wine dryness. Definitely has a "hop juice" sort of texture. Still getting a mouthful of salted pretzels in there.

O- A very bitter beer that explodes an assault of sharp hop flavors in the mouth. The aggressiveness was done well, making this drinkable and enjoyable. A lush blend of all kinds of earthy and citrus flavors live within this stimulating magnum opus of hop fuel!

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, Nov 16, 2011
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2.28/5  rDev -46.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

On tap in tulip at Bodega on 10/18/11

Evenly hazed honey gold and amber. 1/4th inch head is gone in no time. Dainty soapy swirl and a very thin collar.

Dense hop aromas - pine and grapefruit followed by tangerine, lemon and hints of orange. Cracker malts and a sugar note. Juicy with a touch of booze.

Wow. Clawing, scathing bitterness is unleashed with one sip. Pine and sharp blasts of grapefruit mangle the palate. Finishes harsh with aspirin bitterness and grapefruit pith. Very dry, too. Sugary bread and fledgling cracker are nothing but an ignored speed bump. Malts become bigger over time. This is rough; starts out promising but falls apart entirely.

Hop flavor is trumped by bitterness; a painful, tingling sensation lingers. The only way to describe the feel is "oww." As if the bitterness wasn't enough, carbonation is brutal and searing. Medium body and a bit slick, I think.

What an undeniable let down; I'm so glad I didn't buy a bottle. It wants to be good, but this is just bad. There's no other way to put it.

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Arctic Panzer Wolf from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 3,003 ratings.