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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

8,076 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,076
Reviews: 2,541
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 141
Gots: 694 | 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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Beerandboards

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3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Straight from the bottle, so I've got to assume on the appearance. Given its SN, safe to assume its better than average.

S - grassy hops. Very much a vegetable type aroma mixed with some citrus oils.

T - solid punch of medium hops. Not much In any particular direction, but little elements of citrus oil, grassy note, then solid medium bitterness on the end. Slightly sweet malt backbone carried things through.

M - high side of carbonation, thin side of thickness.

O - cant complain a bit. A little more assertive than SN's regular IPA. Closer to pretty good than anything else. Solid.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 06:39:57 | More by Beerandboards
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,076 ratings.