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Arctic Panzer Wolf - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 3,217
Reviews: 689
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 556
Gots: 459 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass. No bottling info but my buddy picked it up at the brewery in mid October so should be fresh. It was a hazy apricot color with moderate carb streams. It had an average sized head that settled into a collar and partial film. Moderate lacing with a little sticking.

The aroma was pine resin, pith and tropical fruit hops with a little bit of malt. Can smell the bitter coming. Flavor is a kiss of malt at the start then full-on resin and pith with the bitter building up till the end with a long linger. Bitter yes but not overly. Mouthfeel was full with good carbonation and aforementioned bitter aftertaste.

Overall, a really good ADIPA that highlights the bitter without overdoing it. A year ago I had it and didn't like it as much as it was too bitter. But now that my bitter palate is developing, I'm enjoying it much more. Still a little too bitter to love it but still a great beer and eager to try it again in several months. Not avail here in TX - got from Umagum, many thanks as always! Rotation - can't get here so pretty much limited to the occasional bottle which seems to work out great as I'm really growing into this one.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Blakaeris
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy dark yellow with a dense creamy head; leaving globs of sticky lacing as it dissipates.

Aroma is bready caramel malt up front. Then a strong citrus character takes over - plenty of apricot and peach. Then a musty, yeasty spice appears in the finish.

Taste is similar to the nose. Bready malt overshadowed by citrus hop. More of the musty spice quality in the finish, along with a little alcohol heat.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, a little syrupy.

Overall a messy DIPA. The hops don't shine through the malty yeast quality.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of WesM63
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip.

A: Pours a hazy deep orangish amer. 1-2finger off white head. Tons of lacing and retention.

S: Pine, resin, citrus (apricot) and a hint of malt sweetness.

T: Close to the nose. Hop forward with a bit of a bitterness the flows into a sweet citrus and resin. Finishes with a tiad bit of bitterness that lingers.

M: Medium body and carbonation.

O: Excellent IIPA. The bitterness balances out well with the citrus for a well rounded brew. Remember to drink fresh!

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4.42/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bomber into pint glass

A: Pours a golden color with a pearl head that leaves rather quickly leaving a nice bubbly lace.

S: Sweet fruits with some citrus as well as nice flowery hops that are very pronounced.

T: Nice mix of sweet and sour fruits and the fresh flower smell comes through in the taste as well. Finishes with a nice bitter hop bite.

M: Slight carbonation with a very light body. Leaves a little oily and goes down smooth

O: Wonderful Double. I loved the fruitiness and flowery hops mingling to create a very balanced drink.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received this growler last weekend from masterski and have been eagerly awaiting opening. Gotta love FFF's IPA's and after reading some of the reviews below I'm looking forward to trying. Drank from my Stone India Pale Ale flute while watching the Vikings vs 49ers. Still got a nice psssttt upon opening.

Appearance- Pours a super hazy light orange yellowish with a nice big frothy off white head. A spotty cap and collar remain and surprisingly not a lot of lacing.
Smell- Holy delicious nose. Just gobs and gobs of citrusy goodness. Mango, pineapple, white grapefruit, peach and crabapple all are present. Just so fresh and clean and fruity. Perhaps a bit of resiny pine as well but mostly just citrus goodness.
Taste- A bit more malt keeps everything together and slightly balanced as the beer starts with a bit of toffee toastiness. A big rush of orange peel and pineapple kick in give the beer the bitterness that dominates this brew. The orange actually hangs around quite a bit and lingers well into the finish. Grapefruit and green apple are fairly prevalent as well and every sip brings on a new fruity goodness. A bit of lingering resiny pine and a touch of alcohol finish along with the orange peel.
Mouthfeel- Medium to heavy body with very light carbonation and a lightly oily feel.
Drinkability- This brew is scary drinkable for 9% and an entire growler sitting next to me. I wouldn't say it's as good as Dreadnaught but its somewhere along those lines. So fruity and easy drinking, great stuff. Thanks much Alex!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Arctic Panzer Wolf from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 3,217 ratings.