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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

8,026 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,026
Reviews: 2,539
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 672 | 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)
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Reviews by AlCaponeJunior:
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a nice looking amberish tan color, clear, small rising bubbles, decent head and nice lacing.

Smells typically IPAish, piney, hoppy, noticeable sweetness not typical of an IPA, perhaps some faint caramel malts.

Tastes piney and hoppy. Sweetness comes thru in the taste but not too much, adds a nice touch. Fairly bitter. Malty character provides good balance. A little bit of resinous oiliness from the hops.

Pretty nice mouthfeel, fairly thick and rich, pretty good feel but the bitterness lingers a bit long.

Drinks pretty well. Definitely a fine IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 17:03:12 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,026 ratings.