Arctic Panzer Wolf | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Arctic Panzer WolfArctic Panzer Wolf
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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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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into my cantillon tulip glass

A- Pours a hazy golden/yellow color with a thick white head that leaves good lacing.

S- Lots of grapefruit, citrus, and pine in the nose. Just what I'd expect from a DIPA.

T- Incredibly bitter initially with a touch of juicy citrus and pine in the finish. A big sting of alcohol is present as well. Any shred of malt backbone is buried underneath loads of bitterness.

M- Medium bodied and very dry with good carbonation.

O- Very solid with plenty of hop bitterness and flavor. I personally could take a bit more balance

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A real nice changing and highlighted body color. Goes from lemon dark yellow at the bottom to hues of peach, orange, to a great mix of dark amber orange at the top. Classic white head, valleys and peaks, forms real nicely at just about four fingers, settles with lots of retention. Clumps and clumps of lacing. Looking real sexy here.

Dank musty hops, some sweet malt and faint dried mix of apricot and peach. Smells delicious and soft, and ready to go. The nose on this strangely reminds me a little bit of Amarillo a la Hop Head Red.

A nice lingering noticeable sweetness on first drink. Sugar and malts come in mixing with the dank presence. Slight peachy fizz sense on the carbonation but a nice almost silky balance coming through also. Slight grass hop and a sense of chewy fresh hop taste to go with it. Good oils also.

Overall, fun and enjoyable.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.67/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

Slighty hazy straw color with a finger or two of slighty-off-white head. Barely leaves any lacing on the side of the glass - my favorite part of the look of an IPA.

Smell is strongly hoppy, with a hint of honey and malt.

This is definitely a hop bomb, but there's enough malt to keep it grounded. It may come to 100 IBU when measured, but it doesn't taste quite that high.

Lightly carbonated, medium body. Despite the bitterness, doesn't finish with much astringency. Alcohol is light for 9%.

I wasn't convinced at first, but this really grew on me. Many thanks to Willseph for the brew!

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

Thanks to BFro (Ben) for sending me this along with the Zombie Dust.

I poured the cellar temperature bomber into my Dogfish Head snifter. The beer was orage with white head and solid lacing.

Initially all I could smell was hops but after a few minutes in the glass the white wine and apricot came through. Towards the end the white wine, hops and fusel alcohol really came through.

Heavy citrus and hop taste. The white wine and alcohol really come through in the taste as it warms and the hops blend into the other flavors.

Good carbonation and mouth feel.

I think this beer very much deserves its rating on this website. It is a very good IIPA but since this is my favorite beer category it doesn't come close to the best.

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Arctic Panzer Wolf from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94% out of 100 with 3,562 ratings
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