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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

8,033 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,033
Reviews: 2,539
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 135
Gots: 677 | 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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Hershdawg

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

Bottle into tulip

A: Amber red color. White head. Nice lacing.

S: Malt, cascade hops, citra, simcoe. Pretty balanced smell.

T: Slight graininess. Citrus and piney hops. Bitter finish. Its a good example of a west coast IPA.

M: medium mouth feel. Not thick and coying and not thine and watery.

O: A great standard west coast IPA. Not as complex as some but very drinkable. Expresses the best of Sierra Nevada and CA IPA styles. Not that abrasive on the bitterness which is a plus

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2011 02:41:51 | More by Hershdawg
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,033 ratings.