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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

7,982 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,982
Reviews: 2,536
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 135
Gots: 641 | 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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Reviews by Winston_Smith:
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Winston_Smith

Kentucky

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
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,982 ratings.