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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

7,957 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,957
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 630 | 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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DrinkingDrake

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4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a copper color with a mild red hue. Clear and a thing head that left a solid lace for the entirety of my pint glass.

Upfront in the aroma is a lot of zesty citrus with a good amount of pine resin. As it warms the hop characters that show remind me of some of the botanical aromas that come from a fine gin. Fruity and zesty. A lemon grass and faintly biscuit grain aroma.

A well balanced pine/citrus/sticky hop bitterness is upfront but then balances out well to the middle with some solid juicy fruit and lemongrass grains. A dry medium/heavy astringency that gets heavier as you wait for the next sip.

Slippery on the tongue but a relatively light body the bitterness is mainly in the aftertaste so it goes down very smooth and makes you want another.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2011 23:43:24 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,957 ratings.