Arctic Panzer Wolf | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Arctic Panzer WolfArctic Panzer Wolf
3,564 Ratings
Arctic Panzer WolfArctic Panzer Wolf

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A massive IPA that will leave your palate its hapless victim. Scorched earth is our brewery policy.

100 IBU

Added by paco1029384756 on 09-10-2009

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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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%

Photo of OTB
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received in a trade with Chicago John, thanks man. My first time with this brew. Poured into a tulip the brew is a great looking orangish yellow in color. The nose is spicy, malty and resinous, with a bit of citrus fruit. The flavor profile veers away from the nose, to reveal wonderful ripe grapefruit, tangerines, lemon and a Graham cracker sweetness from the malt bill, very delicious. The mouth is fine, a bit of citrus oil and then a cleansing dryness from the huge hop profile. I really like this brew and with all the other Three Floyds I received in this trade I'm very impressed with this brewery.


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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of thecheapies
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Having trouble finding any bottle date info on this bomber. Shared with my girlfriend in two snifter glasses. I got the second pour and decanted it back a bit.

Big frothy cream-colored head that started at three fingers' height. Retaining on the surface for quite the while. Coarse bubbles beginning to lace as it slowly deflates. The liquid is pretty damn cloudy for an IIPA with some sediment suspended. Light orange in color. Looks damn pleasing. 4.5

Honey malts, orange and grapefruit hops, citrus peel, and light pine. Rife with complex hop aromatics. Maybe a hint of stone fruits. Very nice. 4.5

Drier than the aroma hinted at. Fat flavors of orange and grapefruit and pine. Almost woody/oaky in nature. The malts have a honey-drizzled biscuit flavor to them. The booze is mostly finishing and just right. Slight leafy floral hop finish with a lot of grated orange zest acidity in the back of the throat. A nice tongue-burner. Lively, but not gluttonous. 4.0

Solidly medium body with average carbonation. Appropriate notifications of strength in both burn and swallowing warmth. 4.0

A most impressive Imperial IPA, but not as exceptional as the Dreadnaught. Unique in that it doesn't have the same kind of profile as the many Double IPAs I have had. Started off smelling a bit like Hopslam and tasted like a lighter version. Not resinous or dank, the way I like 'em, but a prime dry example of the style. 4.0

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.46/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy apricot, plenty of puffy white head and lacing. Very appetizing and pretty to look at.

S: Clean malt profile with some mint and marmalade. Subtle hop aromas compared to Dreadnaught.

T: Honey backbone, orangey hops, herbal. Not a lot of hop flavor, but extremely bitter.

M: Crisp and dry, very refreshing.

O: A good DIPA, nothing mindblowing. I'd like to try fresher versions of this.

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tulip glass.

A: hazy orange with fluffy white foam that disappears quickly.

S: tropical, citrus aroma with hops and pines scents.

T: Does not match the aroma. Not sweet but very bitter. Only fruity at end. Great flavors.

M: very dry: medium body and carbonation.

O: Different. Very good but not quite at the level of Three Floyds Dreadnaught.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Citrusy! Hoppy! Also malty for a DIPA.

Have you ever been to a really nice amusement park where the lines are short, the rides are awesome, and the food isn't overpriced? That's what this beer is like.

It also kind of reminds me of running through a lush meadow without any insects.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an oversized wine glass.

A: Deep, dark cloudy copper with a finger of bone white head.

S: Rich, sweet malts. Sweet, burnt hops.

T: Bitter burnt malts. Cooked sweet oranges. Slightly boozy. Sort of like a hopped up imperial brown ale.

M: Slight carbonation with a clean finish.

O: My first Three Floyds. Impressed with it, but I'm not really into malty IPAs. Probably the most brutal name for a beer though!

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Arctic Panzer Wolf from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 3,564 ratings
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