Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Beertinez:
4.53/5 rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
12oz bottled poured into a pint glass. Pours a copper color with some cloudyness. Fluffy, white, 2-3 head. Looks mouth watering. The head eventually disappears into very thin sheet of white.
Aroma is very citrusy. Especially a good amount of orange. Hints of floral aromas in there too.
Taste is great. Subtle sweetness to hold up the hop character. Citrus and floral notes. Getting some of that orange that was present on the nose in the middle. Finishes with some great tasting hops. The floral notes make their return.
Medium body and crisp. Extrememly satisfying and drinkable. I can definitely see myself getting some more of this brew.
Overall, an excellent brew! A textbook American IPA from Sierra Nevada. Highly recommended
Serving type: bottle
02-03-2011 01:46:27 | More by Beertinez
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4.66/5 rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Quite a nice IPA from the brewmasters at Sierra Nevada, this beer is fruity and complex with the right amount of bitterness to balance out the sweetness of the beer. The Torpedo pours a very nice copper-gold and foams quite nicely, leaving plenty of lacing. Smell is good, and brings the expected citrus, grass and piney notes that one would expect from an IPA; it's delicate but quite fragrant.
Taste is excellent as well; a nice kick in the mouth at first as the grapefruit and oily pine notes hit, which is underscored with plenty of astringent and bitter qualities; as the beer warms in the mouth, it releases more of its profile, and the sweet, sticky, bready barley lingers along with the hops. Mouthfeel isn't bad at all; it's crisp and refreshing, but definitely warrants sipping and enjoying over slamming down like some other pale ales I've had.
So, what can I say? It's a good IPA, tastes great, and does exactly what it needs to do; gives a nice buzz and helps balance out a meal.
Serving type: bottle
03-13-2014 03:51:19 | More by Caj1
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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