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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

8,014 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,014
Reviews: 2,539
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 664 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Rich cooper color, clear. A creamy beige two finger head when poured; dies down relatively fast leaving an thin uneven coating of foam on the surface of the beer and lots of sticky lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell: Slightly sweet and citrusy. Mild aroma of malt. Smooth hops. An extremely slight pine scent. Nice and enticing.

Taste: Citrus (grapefruit. lemon) without being acidic. Delicious mild hoppy flavor for the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light body. Lots of mild carbonation. Ever so slight dry finish.

Overall: An excellent IPA. I would gladly drink this again. The perfect amount of hops with a delicious flavor. Refreshing.

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12 oz from a $10 12 poured into a tulip glass. Born on 6/9/14

A - Ruby red with orange highlights, one finger head that recedes to thick lace ring.

S - Floral, grapefruit/citrus, biscuit

T - More of the same. Very flowery with moderate citrus, and a dry, bitter finish.

M - Perfect level of carbonation. The overall feel is a tad thin, but keeps it refreshing to balance the dry finish.

O - I had this a few months ago out of mix pack and was mildly dissapointed ( the 12 pack was 4-5 months and apparently was stored upside down). This was more in line with what I remembered. A good go to IPA that is a great value (esp at 10 fer 12)

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,014 ratings.