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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

7,963 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,963
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 634 | 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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Klym

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

Poured into a stone nonic.

Feel like i'm always dragging nets along craft obscurity so I decided to give a try to some sierra nevada i've never had. Felt in the mood for an IPA so this seemed appropriate.

Huge hops burst through the nose with dry grasses and some dank and resin. The head retention is awesome and lacing is splatter. The taste was a little bit cloyingly sweet at time when I first sipped; i honestly even thought about drain pouring. As I drink more though the unique flavor has come to grow on me with its mysterious spicyness and still major hop character. Sweetness is hard to understand and describe, a very unique IPA. Worth trying, and I imagine for most this will be a love-it-or-hate-it.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 23:59:52 | More by Klym
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,963 ratings.