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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

7,947 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,947
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 623 | 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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IronDjinn

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3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 709 ml brown bottle, picked up in Nelson B.C. Pours out a hazed copper hue, a thick rocky light beige head with lasting retention.

Citrus, spicy and herbal hops on the nose, dry grains in the background.

The flavour is a straight-forward hop bomb with several layers of hops. Herbal hops up front, which become floral and then spicy in the middle, gaining some grapefruit pith towards the finish, and some astringent dandelion greens in the aftertaste. As it warms some clean grainy malt can be discerned up front in the flavour behind the citrus hops.

Medium-bodied mouthfeel, silky smooth texture, with medium carbonation.

An enjoyable and well-executed showcase of what American hops are capable of in unison. No balance here at all, but it still delivers the goods, lots of depth on the hops side at least.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 08:04:49 | More by IronDjinn
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,947 ratings.