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Arctic Panzer Wolf - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 3,219
Reviews: 690
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 556
Gots: 462 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: paco1029384756 on 09-10-2009

A massive IPA that will leave your palate its hapless victim. Scorched earth is our brewery policy.

100 IBU
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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Appearance - Light grapefruit yellow, nice 1 inch white head, some lacing.

Smell - Intense citris hops, hop oil, orange, plenty of pine.

Taste - Major piney floral hops, lots of orange and grapefruit also. Some apple and a little bit of malt comes out at the end.

MOuthfeel - For such a hop bomb, very nice on the mouth. Sure tougne and palette gets hop crushed, but its not a alcohol crush on top of it, and the hops are sweet also. Aftertaste is nice hop orange and grapefruity.

Overall - Superb, way to easy to drink for a 9% double ipa. Alcohol is really masked well, and even a little malt comes out to really make this impressive. One of the best dipa's ive ever had.

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4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Straw gold ale that looks deceptively light in the glass with a fluffy pure white head. Clear the head is the snow covered Artic portion of the name of this Imperial IPA. Two ways to go big with hops--extremely big on top of extremely big, and big on top of lighter; this beer is the latter. Gives the beer a massive hop nose, bigger than most Imperial India Pale Ales. Very clean and singular grapefruit in the nose with a very subordinate malt base with a bit of pepper, pine and hotness from the 9% alcohol. Soft bready malt on the tongue--and--there's the bite. Feeds the hop beast extremely well. Hops linger nicely and burns out the palete. From the website, FFF says "Scorched earth is our brewery policy". This beer proves it.

Brought this bottle back from the FFF brewpub in Munster on our now yearly trek to see our Boilermaker niece Amanda at Purdue. Very glad to have Three Floyds en route to a regular.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip glass. This brew pours a lot more yellow than I would have ever guessed. A nice 1" white frothy head settles nicely and laces the glass beautifully. Smells good, lots of piney flavor, and a touch of orange rind citrus smell. I definitely get the marmalade flavor in the taste. This is a medium bodied ale with mild carbonation. Just another terrific beer from 3 Floyds. Every time I have one of their beers, it makes me wish I was back in Munster.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a sam adams glass

A - pours a dark golden color with an off white finger and a half head that dissipated fairly quickly.

S - lots of hops, floral, citrus and pine

T - like heaven! Hops forward with nice citrus, pine and floral flavors. A slight not of grains on the back provides a little balance.

M - somewhat light, low attenuation makes this a nice beer

D - somewhat low. The huge amount of hopsnpaired with hign ABV keep you from enjoying these as quickly as you might like to.

Overall, a very nice DIPA from a fantastic brewery!

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beer poured from bottle into a Tulip-shaped glass

A - Beers pours with a cloudy, copper colored body; pours with a beautiful 1+ finger size white frothy head; holds very, very well; great lacing forms around the glass; well-carbonated

S - Citrus; pine and grass; caramel sweetness; creamy rich roasted malt flavor; white grape; herbal notes - chamomile

T - Creamy caramel flavor; pine and grass hop bomb; citrus orange and pineapple; tart apple

M - Slightly bubbly; very bitter bite on the tongue and leaves a bitter linger; leaves a bit of tart feel on the sides of your cheek; scorching bitter tongue feel

D - Very good beer; to be enjoyed by those who appreciate pure hop explosions; great balance of roasted caramel malt taste and hop meltdown

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Arctic Panzer Wolf from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,219 ratings.