1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,066 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,066
Reviews: 2,540
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 137
Gots: 686 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the brewery ... Sierra Nevada Torpedo Ale is a big American IPA; bold, assertive and full of flavor and aromas highlighting the complex citrus, pine and herbal character of whole-cone American hops.

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 05-12-2006)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 8,066 | Reviews: 2,540 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ALESwhatCURESya:
Photo of ALESwhatCURESya
ALESwhatCURESya

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wonderful glowing amber body with bubbly white foam head. The lacing was great and the body's clarity was very nice. The aroma was not as strong as I would have imagined. The hops do come through will some intensity but not in-your-face (like I like). Notes of piney, resinous american hops are quite evident. The taste is citrusy at the forefront and the grainy malt bill leads to a clean and dry finish. Flavor stays on the tongue for a while and reminds you that the hops are king in this beer, but the overall balance is very well done. One of those beers that would never be turned away and have enough depth and flavor to satisfy both the uber-hophead and the crossover explorer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2009 00:28:47 | More by ALESwhatCURESya
More User Reviews:
Photo of Funkyabrams
Funkyabrams


4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2014 02:53:24 | More by Funkyabrams
Photo of BoozerBrad
BoozerBrad

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

08-01-2014 02:28:54 | More by BoozerBrad
Photo of ctn888
ctn888


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-01-2014 02:22:57 | More by ctn888
Photo of JeffSK
JeffSK

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

08-01-2014 01:29:48 | More by JeffSK
Photo of MadHopMaster
MadHopMaster

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-31-2014 23:12:59 | More by MadHopMaster
Photo of reaganrvltn
reaganrvltn

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-31-2014 21:42:42 | More by reaganrvltn
Photo of BrewtopherAaron
BrewtopherAaron


5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-31-2014 21:21:23 | More by BrewtopherAaron
Photo of csoult
csoult

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-31-2014 18:01:23 | More by csoult
Photo of kp29
kp29

Arizona

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-31-2014 05:48:55 | More by kp29
Photo of bigduga
bigduga

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-31-2014 05:18:22 | More by bigduga
Photo of BAsbill
BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-31-2014 03:23:15 | More by BAsbill
Photo of Osskjc
Osskjc

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-31-2014 03:22:27 | More by Osskjc
Photo of dbauer78
dbauer78

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-31-2014 02:15:01 | More by dbauer78
Photo of dtsnashua
dtsnashua


3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-31-2014 01:38:25 | More by dtsnashua
Photo of Sawright65
Sawright65


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-30-2014 23:44:28 | More by Sawright65
Photo of Biblioista
Biblioista

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-30-2014 23:28:18 | More by Biblioista
Photo of combatyoga1247
combatyoga1247

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-30-2014 23:16:28 | More by combatyoga1247
Photo of Toombsy
Toombsy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-30-2014 20:36:00 | More by Toombsy
Photo of NorCalAussie
NorCalAussie

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-30-2014 19:53:53 | More by NorCalAussie
Photo of Babbatron
Babbatron

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2014 05:11:00 | More by Babbatron
Photo of Epetrena
Epetrena

Florida

4.69/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Another great IPA that I think everyone should try it smelled great,wasn't hard to go down and didn't leave that horrible bitter aftertaste in your mouth when your done drinking it. Just wish I would have poured it In a glass rather than straight from the bottle but other than that it was great

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 02:17:13 | More by Epetrena
Photo of mabermud
mabermud

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2014 01:10:34 | More by mabermud
Photo of BlueAndBrew
BlueAndBrew

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2014 00:26:09 | More by BlueAndBrew
Photo of rfoltz53
rfoltz53

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-30-2014 00:25:25 | More by rfoltz53
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,066 ratings.