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Arctic Panzer Wolf - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 2,771
Reviews: 658
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 511
Gots: 321 | FT: 15
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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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SolomonGrundy

California

4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The label alone is reason enough to get this!! Who DOESN'T love Hot, nordic chicks in almost no clothing wielding battle axes standing on top of a mountain of skulls!!!??

Thanks to wonderful trader Brian44556 for this gem. Cheers mate.

In that spirit, this beer pours a gorgeous nordic amber with blonde highlights. The soft, white bosom of foam that adorns the top of this ale is the texture of the bubbles that sit atop the hot Icelandic springs...This quickly compacts into a beautiful, snow white cap and leaves nary a bit of lace...wonderful, crisp and full grapefruit greets you straight away and then is joined by some sweetened and dried mango...There might be a touch of misty mountain pine in the back, too. The flavor is very delicious and unique, as are seemingly all the FFF brews. Starts off crisp and citrusy, and moves quickly into a certain malty sweetness. The malt is complemented by a biting hop bitterness that is equal part WHOA and WOW. It's a cavalcade of bittery goodness clashing metal in your mouth. The middle rounds itself off with a nice, bready note (like a biscuit with hop flowers on it), and then finishes with a few hundred dashes of hoppy tastiness. Finish is super long and bitter in a good way. I like the balance in this, which is hilarious to say because it's mostly a hop bomb. However, I find myself cherishing the malty notes that frequent this ale. Very good beer and fun to drink, because a hot, semni-naked cartoon nordic chick with a battle axe is on the label...

What I like most: Other than the label itself, the wonderful, complementary flavor profile.

What I like least: The rather pedestrian pour.

Verdict: Almost flawless and a wonderful beer, unique and worth whatever it costs to get it.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2011 05:08:58 | More by SolomonGrundy
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vkv822

Oregon

4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into snifter.
awesome extra sent by auroracrisis!

The beer pours a cloudy golden yellow with a white head.

The aroma is of strong orange citrus and a faint backing of pine. It seems fairly dry.

The taste is a pleasant mix of more citric orange notes and a nice resiny pine backing.

The mouth feel is medium bodied, with a crisp, fairly dry finish.

There is definitely something a little different in this DIPA than the standard, which I am guessing is contributed by the Canadian 2 Row Malt as described on the bottle. Quite enjoyable, though a bit of a slow drinker overall.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2011 03:33:38 | More by vkv822
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marvin213

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

It's a murky yellow-orange. The color itself isn't all that appealing--what's left after a post-explosive flush. And despite that imagery that's nothing short of disgusting, it looks delicious. The savior: a thick frothy head that would probably stay there forever were I never to take a sip. It's been several minutes since this one found it's new home in my DFH Signature glass, and only one small side has slightly dissipated. Even where that's happened, creamy froth coats the glass, and I still can see the top of the actual beer. It's among the best-looking froths I've ever seen. It beckons.

I read the bottle label, so I cheated a little. I probably wouldn't have found white wine, but chardonnay? Orange marmalade? Fruits, for sure. And lots of American hops. I've been hopped out lately, and sadly, even stouted out. I don't really like winter brews, so I've been leaning toward Belgian here at the turn of the year. But this beauty welcomes me back to the hop!

A little thin, honestly, is my first reaction. All of a sudden, the smell isn't as cool. No doubt I'm being critical--that's what I do when I write reviews--but it's missing something. It's good, but short of my sky-high expectations. I guess the hops are sufficient (I so don't want to say "more hops"), and it's the FEEL that seems lacking--too thin and dry. Is it fair? Should I share that I keep thinking about Hopslam's arrival as I sit here sipping? I don't know what to blame...I look back at the bottle and pick the Canadian malt (damn Canadians--j/k). It's not bitter enough. It's not sweet enough. Oh, geez, it's not Hopslam enough, okay? It's good but, unfortunately, forgettable. Still, it's good enough to drink all day. Thank you, Will (wilwfu), for this one--from a box so good nobody'd believe me if I listed its contents.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2011 21:12:43 | More by marvin213
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burnheartsMKE

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I pour the light-bodied, kinda thin liquid into my glass and with my first sniff I was flooded with memories; fresh raspberry kringle! I can smell the raspberry tartness rolled into the flaky buttery phyllo dough, topped with a wildly sweet frosting. I feel as if I am sitting in my parent's kitchen, sipping coffee, waiting for the kringle to be cut and served. So, anxiously, I dive right in.

The raspberry-kringle aroma turns into a sugar-on-grapefruit bittersweetness once it hits my tongue. It's not overly sweet like many other versions of the style, but it keeps the citrus rind tang in check with a pleasing and subtle tropical fruit perfume. The alcohol is masked in it's own drinkability. There is an easy-goingness about this monster that I was not expecting.

Then, it hits me: this hop monster is not of the scaring kind! It's a friendly beast! It's welcoming like those nordic people who settled on our shores of Lake Michigan so many generations ago, the offspring of vikings, who seemed so large and unruly at the time, but instead of slaying us; invited us over for coffee and sweet kringle.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2011 19:44:52 | More by burnheartsMKE
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mondegreen

Georgia

3.93/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz into a Duvel Tulip. Brought back by a friend on a trip to Indiana. No date on the bottle.

Pours a hazy bright Yellow-Orange. Looks great. Dense, foamy head and tons of sticky lacing.

Nose is a little muted. I can pull out some yummy citrus hops. Wish it were a little more pronounced.

Great big bitter hop barrage. Citrus hops galore. My kind of DIPA.

Medium-thin and fairly dry. This is how a DIPA should be. Any heavier and it. Would enter barleywine territory. This is 100% India Pale Ale.

Overall, a delicious and well crafted brew. Impressive, even if it is way overpriced at $12.99 a bomber.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2011 22:27:22 | More by mondegreen
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber purchased from brewery in Munster, IN, poured into SA glass.
Clear, yellow elixir, thin, white head retained throughout.
Aroma familiar to those who crave the hops: citrus, grapefruit, piney hops. Strong. A brew you stick your nose into prior to each draw.
The taste does not disappoint. Well balanced, nice body, hidden alcohol. hops fronted, spread throughout with lingering tingle and mild hop bitterness. Easy to down a couple of these.
A nice addition to the 3Floyds stable of brews.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2011 02:57:00 | More by CaptCleveland
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TriGuy20

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden Yellow with nice two finger white head.

S: Grapefruit/ Pine/ Mango

T: The mango comes out up front with bitter grapefruit on the finish.

MF: A solid texture, medium body with a solid hop profile.

D: Fairly easy to drink, however, the hop profile is a little out of balance and the bitterness of this beer would make this a chore to drink after you have had few.

Overall:
An above average DIPA worth trying but probably not going out of your way for.

Serving type: on-tap

01-04-2011 13:56:25 | More by TriGuy20
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awalk1227

Georgia

4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Consumed 11/18/10 fresh shipment, so I don't have to worry about no bottling date.

Poured into Sam Adams perfect pint glass

A: My favorite DIPA color. Hazy, sunshine yellow. Super bright and cheerful, little do I know what waits under the surface. A thick, frothy off-white head hugs the inside of the glass, leaving a sticky mess upon finishing.

S: I could smell hops when I opened the bottle, and when I poured it into my glass. A barrage of peaches, white grapes, oranges, and juicy grapefruit smack your olfactory nerves. Resin and pine sit in the background, and a tiny sweet whiff of malt is hiding under the bleachers in this heavy hitter hop game.

T: Sticky, resinous hops kick you to the ground and make you feel insignificant, but then a sugar cookie malt finish picks you up and soothes you, only to drop you on your head again on the next sip. Massive grapefruit and lemon chunks abound. Beautiful.

F: Medium, and a bit oily on the tongue, but hops kick in for a dry, bitter, lingering finish.

D: Undeniable palate wrecker, but I'm a masochist for this sweet punishment. I will get another bomber before they're gone.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 20:36:15 | More by awalk1227
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thecarster1

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a- bomber poured into a tulip, warm honey tea coloring, lots of floaties, one finger fades to a layer of lace.

s- bright, citric, not overly sweet here, a bit of honey cutting through, also some dryness.

t- pretty much follows the nose, hops and nice and floral, well bittered, a bit dry. really nice dipa.

m- medium, slick.

d- glad i got the chance to try this from daveonba, wouldn't have known about this - top notch, really tasty, as has everything i've tasted from FFF.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 19:38:36 | More by thecarster1
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drewba

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pale golden yellow with a large white head with a small white ring that remains for the duration.

S - HUGE aroma here - mango, grapefruit, pine sap, bread, nuts.

T -Opens with a cracker presence and white bready notes. Hops explode after that with tropical citrus sweetness, then quickly turns bitter with lemon rinds, mango, grapefruit.

M - Thin, but sticks to your mouth in a way that is syrupy and quickly goes away. Carbonation is spot on - nice and effervescent.

D -This is a tasty beer, but the heavy grapefruit and lemon rind bitterness limit it's drinkability for me.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 04:45:50 | More by drewba
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this beer from alleykatking. Thanks Josh!

22oz bottle served in a tulip glass.

L - lightly hazed copper color with a white head that thinned to a layer and left a spots of lacing.

S - citrus and floral/pine aroma.

T - bitter citrus rind upfront balanced well with sweet malt although it never really gets too sweet finishing dry and bitter.

F - medium bodied with good carbonation.

D - goes down easy.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2011 21:56:06 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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ffejherb

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to dpuia for hosting a FFF tap night on 12/28/10!

A - Hazy golden orange body with half an inch of bubbly white head that reduced to a thin ring and patchy veil and deposited thin, stringy lacing around the glass.

S - Citrus nose, specifically grapefruit with hints of pine and catbox. Sweet caramel malt and a mild alcohol twang round out the equasion.

T - Icy, wintery IPA with piney notes and juicy citrus fruit backed by a sweet malt base, resulting in a moderately hoppy yet well-balanced DIPA.

M - Medium bodied with an oily texture and moderate hop bitterness on the palate..

D - A DIPA from FFF? Give it to me! This is like Dreadnaught Lite. Great stuff and definitely a beer to appreciate on draught.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2011 23:09:41 | More by ffejherb
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onefmatt

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy golden-amber color, slight head of white

S: Light malts, flowery and citrus hop blast in the nose

T: Pine and grapefruit from the hops. Malt presence is lighter, but well balanced with the hops, so long as you enjoy a hoppier beer. Still a decent sweetness to it.

M: Awesome, aside from the hops, it may be the best part of the beer. Almost creamy, but not overwhelmingly heavy. This could be drank all day.

D: Again, if given a keg of this for my own, I would throw a party with my best beer nerds and we would all be thoroughly satisfied afterward, as well as blasted.

Overall, this is an absolutely great addition to the Floyds' arsenal of beers. If you have a chance certainly pick it up.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 02:58:43 | More by onefmatt
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Deuane

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A sixtel offering dished up by ChrisD fresh back from his holiday run to Indiana.

A-Bright, lightly hazed golden yellow with a thin white head that left spotty lace.

S-Big blast of fresh tropical fruits overlying a secondary base of sweet biscuit malt.

T-Mostly fruity up front with secondary spicy pine in support. Light malt base....this is like Dreadnaught Lite!

M-Medium-light bodied, crisp and sharp with a long lingering fruity hop profile.

D-A simply lovely light bodied DIPA. FFF are the long established masters of the hops and this beer proves to be no exception. Light malt with tropical fruit hops and sharp biting finish....just like I like them!

Serving type: on-tap

12-30-2010 00:56:15 | More by Deuane
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sprucetip

Alaska

3.95/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy, pale golden/orange with minimal head that fades fast and leaves no lacing. Very little activity.

Boozy esters with floral and citrusy hops, and little evidence of the malty bill. Maybe some faint caramel. Though it wasn't very cold when poured, it gets better the longer it sits. The 4 may be a bit generous.

Fairly sharp piny and grapefruity hop flavors and bitterness are most prominent. Malty sweetness is detectable, but no caramel flavors (BuckeyeNation would be pleased to report this in his review). Not especially complex. Not a total palate wrecker, but it's a pretty aggressively bitter hop bomb.

Smooth, almost creamy medium body. Finish is dry, and the bitterness lingers.

Think west coast IPA with a thinner feel and body (purposefully) than what you'd expect. It's a good, aggressively bitter, DIPA. But to my taste buds, it is not exceptional. In fact, it reminds me of some of my homebrew DIPA's, particularly ones that caused me to tweak my recipe to add more body and complexity.

Thank you iowahawk for providing me with the opportunity to experience this fine offering from 3F, a classic maker of the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2010 02:30:46 | More by sprucetip
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jbphoto88

Texas

3.7/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Arctic panzer wolf pours a hazed orange blossom honey color. The head is almost white, sudsy and leaves some nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

The nose is packed full of citrus and tropical hop notes. There is a malt backbone to this one but it's mostly hops. Damn skippy, who doesn't love a hop bomb?

Mmmm an initially tasty brew. It starts off with some sweet malts and all that hoppy goodness. Juicy fruit and citrus dominate the flavor profile but the good times are not meant to last. Soon enough an over aggressive bittness trumps all the flavors and in my opinion ruins the beer.

Bitter best describes this brew. In fact over bittered is more like it. The mouthfeel is dominated by the punchy sharpness and hoppy twang in the finish. The good news is that the bitterness doesn't survive long, eventually warm and malty sweet beats it out. The one rocky patch of over bittering isn't enough to stop me from enjoying this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2010 21:01:40 | More by jbphoto88
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks a ton to paco1029384756.

An aggressive pour yields a light fizzy 1/2 finger head that fades at a medium pace, over hazy golden wheat orange color.

Nose is exploding with fresh hops, lots of pine and some citrus, a bit of orange peel, some musty fresh hop resins, tangerine, clementine, and hint of earth, with some light malts and sweetness underneath it all. I could smell this all day.

Taste is ripe with fresh hops again, bringing some pine, citrus again, more citrus fruits like tangerine and clementine, some orange zest, and a bit of musty hop resins. It's fairly bitter, almost intensely bitter but doesn't seem to overpower like it makes me think it well. Again behind that comes some lightly sweet malts, a nice malty base that lives way behind in the shadow of the hops. A little spicy as well, some from hops, but gets a bit of a tingly and warming booze hit. Finish dries more, and brings more bitterness that lingers for what seems like eternity, or at least until the next sip, leaving some citrus fruits, pine, and a slight sticky feel.

Mouth is a little heavier bodied, with decent carbonation and some warming tingly booze.

Drink is decent, but not great, with a bit of warming tingly booze, some sweetness which dries a bit, a slight sticky finish, and the long bitterness that is delicious but doesn't bide well for drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2010 04:00:33 | More by jlindros
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MbpBugeye

Ohio

2.95/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Light and bright. The beer is a clear glowing amber. The head is lackluster which is a bit of a let down.

S- This already smells like another awesome midwest dipa from the brewery that helped define this type of dipa. Big tropical fruit bombs, and that's how I like it. Marmalade, pineapple, mango, and cotton candy. Pine is there but is secondary to exotic fruits.

T- The snell is much better than the taste, which unfortunate. Tropical fruit is still the star but it isn't as well blended as the aroma. Copious pine and a splash of fussel alcohol get in the way. This beer is pretty damn bitter, considering how fruity it is.

M- Medium bodied with a nicely subdued carbonation. Its quite resins with a long lingering bitter finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 07:22:44 | More by MbpBugeye
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Blind Beer #4, Blind Beer BIF, Round 3. Bomber labeled #4.

A-Hazy copper golden, lots of floaties, huge frothy head, great sticky lacing.

S-Juicy, piney, sweet and a nice bit of citrus. Some malt is detectable but not the feature element here. Thinking we're in DIPA territory.

T-Yes, indeed. More citrus presence in the taste than the nose but a very large amount of malt sweetness as well. Quite tasty, the sweetness holds up nicely to balance the solid bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, finely carbonated, good lingering flavor.

D-I am thinking this beer is in the 9% ABV territory, so one is probably the right number. But a good one.

Guessing DIPA, seems vaguely Three Floyds-y to me, though lacking in the bitterness of fresh Dreadnaught.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2010 16:20:24 | More by sholland119
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The color is a bright bronze and copper color. Great head and awesome retention. Nice Brussel's lacing and sluggish, yet full bubbling.

What an orange zest and lemon peel aroma. I maybe notice some very delicate biscuit powder aroma. This beer smells of huge hop bomb.

Lots of bitter hop flavors from start to finish. The alcohol adds another layer of bitterness to this citric zest eruption. I noticed some bitter, tropical fruit flavors, maybe some crushed flower juice. This is a hot bitter bomb that can only be sipped.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2010 04:39:24 | More by scruffwhor
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afksports

New York

3.88/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoying this one with CooperEllis, who I see just reviewed it. It's the product of our SecretSanta box, so I appreciate the generosity of Jonny from Kentucky on this bad boy. 3F for the win!

The IPA reminds me of one from the west coast that doesn't feature the hops as strongly as others. A bit more malt, a bit less hoppy. It's got a solid head, although not much on the initial pour, nice carbonation, brilliant lacing, and clings nicely to the glass. But that said, despite the sweet malty aroma, it really doesn't taste much more than the subtle hops in the nose. It's just... normal.

But that's not to say normal is bad. In fact, normal is pretty awesome sometimes. But when you've got a beer and a woman is wearing a bikini and a viking hat, you pretty much expect an epic experience. And although this one is drinkable despite it's 9.0% abv, it just doesn't make you think of spring break awesomeness.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2010 00:03:27 | More by afksports
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CooperEllis

New York

3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle from jonny86jonny in Secret Santa '10.

Into 6oz tasting glass.

Poured agressively and ended with a 1/3" head, there is no lacing. Thin line of bubbles around 3/4 of the glass. Body is dirty about the color of chamomile tea.

Very malty aroma. There is a bit of bitterness, and strong sweet citrus (over ripe tangerine) with sour citrus (grapefruit).

Full malt flavor with strong sour citrus and light pine notes.

The mouthfeel is perfect. Nicely balanced between the carbonation and the combination of slick ipa, with a fuller body.

It is worth noting that here is a 9% IIPA with little to no alcohol bite. Even with the sharp inhale on the sip there is a noticeable absence of alcohol. Enjoyable though I would prefer a bit more hops up front in my I/ipa's.

(58th)

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2010 23:55:20 | More by CooperEllis
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mikereaser

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was reviewed blind as part of the Blind Beer BIF

box 2, bottle 2
Poured into my Ithaca Tulip as instructed

A - Pours a cloudy yellow orange with an inch of very white fluffy foam that is leaving good lacing as it fades down my glass

S - nice citrus aroma, grapefruit, lemon and orange fill the nose

T - nice strong citrus hop taste and a nice malty sweet background but not overpowering, ending with a good bitter finish
going with IPA

M/D - medium bodied with crisp carbonation, slightly dry finish, this is something I could drink all day or well as long as my liver would allow.

4/4/4.5/4/4.5

alright, time to pull back the curtain...

Three Floyds Artic Panzer Wolf
Nice! I've been wanting to try this one and had some trades set up that never went through. So glad I got to try this. Big thanks to you Richard.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2010 07:06:31 | More by mikereaser
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steve8robin

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
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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Macky20

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Huge thanks to gratefulbeerhead for picking me up a couple of these... Thanks for being my 3F hookup Eric!

Poured from bomber to DFH pint glass. Foamy off-white head with great retention. Beer pours a hazy golden color and looks unfiltered after it's in the glass. Aroma consists of dry hops, pine, grapefruit and a lemon zest... but is somewhat hard to detect. Definitely not overwhelming.

Taste is bitter dry and full on hop bite. It leaves a dry bitter taste on the back of the tongue. Other characters include a citrus undertone and a pine This is a beer for the hop heads! Consistency and mouthfeel is perfect, one of the better ones I've ever seen actually.

I couldn't drink bombers back to back, but 22 oz is a nice serving size for this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2010 22:28:38 | More by Macky20
Arctic Panzer Wolf from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 2,771 ratings.