Style: Double IPA
ABV: 9.0 IBU: 100
3 Floyds Brewing Company Arctic Panzer Wolf
What the brewers say
“A massive IPA that will leave your palate its hapless victim. Scorched earth is our brewery policy.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Bubblegum ester, along with some cherry. Clean pilsner malt sweetness. Hops flavors pick up pineapple, orange, mango, and tropical fruit. An awesome nose.”
Flavor: “Initially seems a bit mild, but each sip freshly revisits that citrus hops avor, and the malt persists without cloying or fading. Even better, the perception of bitterness builds a little to give the beer some backbone. So much juicy flavor—pineapple, mango, tropical fruit, lemon, citrus—its all over the place. Thick and chewy toasted malt sweetness just strong enough to support the hops. Bitterness is well blended and carb is spot on.”
Overall: “Great beer that continues to get better as you drink it. Layers of fruit flavors that offer endless depths. The sweetness is dialed, the bitterness bold, and everything ultimately serves the creative hops flavors. The bitterness is fantastic. A great showcase of contemporary hops.”
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