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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

7,963 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,963
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 634 | 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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DeltaGolfSierra

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4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is copper or bronze with an average-sized head that fades after a few minutes. Some lacing on the glass, but not much. Scents are typical for an IPA - a nice fruit cocktail smell of grapefruit, ripe pear, and a touch of pine.

Torpedo is an appropriate name for this beer, because it is a huge explosion of hops. The taste is all hops from start to finish - grapefruit flavors dominate, with a slight piney taste mixed in that's not overpowering. There might be a touch of breadiness in there too, but the hops are the focus. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with some pricklyness on the tongue. A really tasty beer, and a hop-head's dream.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2011 15:49:10 | More by DeltaGolfSierra
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,963 ratings.