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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

7,252 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7252
Reviews: 2496
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by PhiloPsych:
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PhiloPsych

California

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear peach color in the glass with a puffy off-white head. Smell is floral and (more prominently) pine hops. Taste is rich with hops and a nice malt flavor behind it. The hops profile is complex and strongly herbal. The mouthfeel isn't thin and there is a nice stickiness after swallowing. I like this IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2009 20:38:47 | More by PhiloPsych
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A: A very nice orange amber with good head and excellent retention.

S: Hoppy, citrus notes. Clean and somewhat floral.

T: Nice hop notes, not too awfully heavy on the citrus. Decent complexity.

M: Just about what I have come to expect from an IPA. Decent bite.

O: This is a solid ale and at 2$ a pint it's also a solid bargain.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,252 ratings.