Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 8,025 | Reviews: 2,539 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Winston_Smith:
4.7/5 rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
No bottled on date.
Appearance: Pours a gorgeous burnt copper color. Semi-clear with a frothy, creamy head that stays there, and lacing until the beer is gone. The lacing will be dried on tomorrow morning. I know because it happened.
Smell: Piney, grapefruity, hoppy goodness. It has a stronger scent than most other brews I've had.
Taste: Man, these hops are great. The beer is a double IPA, so it's obviously got the bitter hoppiness aspect, but there's a discernible malt presence as well that balances it out perfectly. It has a bit of piney taste, as well as a faint grapefruit hint. No, I promise I wasn't just paraphrasing the label. A rare instance of truth in advertising... Refreshing!
Mouthfeel: The medium body on this one gives way to a little bit of an oily finish, which isn't offensive.
Overall: I may be a new fanboy of Sierra Nevada. This beer kicks ASS. This will be a staple in my fridge when I get to a point in life where I can afford to have nice beers as a staple in my fridge. Killer DIPA. GET ONE! (Get six.) If I could give it an overall of "4.75," I would.
Serving type: bottle
12-08-2012 01:45:21 | More by Winston_Smith
More User Reviews:
4.29/5 rDev +3.1%
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.
Serving type: can
07-28-2014 02:49:06 | More by sprat1960
4.04/5 rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
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)
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 23:40:43 | More by Apellonious
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,025 ratings.