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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 Eisen:
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Eisen

Washington

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pored into a pint glass and this beer looks wonderful. It looks exactly as a good IPA should; nice fluffy white head, nice amber colour, lacing and small head sticks all the way to the last drop. And speaking of last drop, this is one of the most drinkable IPAs i have ever had. At 7.2% I could get in trouble with this one as it is not yet 2:00 p.m. and Im 1/4 done with my sixpack. The taste of this beer was wonderfully full and bitter. The only thing that took it down a notch was after the initial pore, the aroma left. Because smell and taste are so interrelated with no sweet aroma I did not get the sweet after taste that I love. Overall I would have this beer for any day of the week, or anytime of the day for that matter, and I suggest it to anyone looking for a hearty IPA.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2010 22:01:58 | More by Eisen
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,026 ratings.