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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

8,073 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,073
Reviews: 2,541
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 139
Gots: 693 | 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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Fatehunter

Oregon

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Light head, quickly faded. Deep orange, 50% transparent.

S - I'm in a pine forest with an orange tree in the middle and one grapefruit.

T - Hops! Bitterness lingering on the tongue long afterward.

M - Just about perfect. Crisp and light to medium body.

D - Sometimes I enjoy an overpoweringly hoppy IPA. This one isn't that. It has just the right amount of bitterness to have no doubt that it is an IPA but I am still able to enjoy more than a couple of these at a time without my taste buds getting dulled by the bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2010 23:20:50 | More by Fatehunter
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12 oz brown bottle with pry-off cap poured into 8oz Saint Arnold tour glass.

Appearance: Pours a golden amber with a very faint haze. two fingers of head with a great lace down the glass that is characteristic of Sierra Nevada's beers

Smell: Hops upfront; piney and earthy

Taste: Hop bitterness that crescendos into a great piney hop flavor with a slight resin finish. There is a good malt backbone but is overshadowed in the hop flavor

Mouthfeel: full flavored and medium carbonation

Overall: This is a very solid IPA with a hop flavor profile that I really like. Its full of flavor but not too extreme. Overall can be considered a more intense version of the signature pale ale that really showcases the torpedo hopping device.

Serving type: bottle

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,073 ratings.