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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

8,063 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,063
Reviews: 2,540
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 137
Gots: 686 | 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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alexrichman

Oregon

3.39/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a pint can into glassware, pours a rusty orange with a nice fluffy head that's just a bit off white. Nice lacing all the way down the glass.

Smell is a bit muted, a little bit of carmel from the malt but mostly citrusy tangerine aroma from the hops.

On the tongue the malt takes a bit more presence, the carmel is still present but hints of dark fruits and burnt biscuits are faintly detectable. The hops also make themselves known, mostly imparting pithy citrus as well as pine. A fair amount of sweetness that is perhaps overbalanced by the pithy qualities of the hops.

A nice beer on the tongue, quite thick and nicely carbonated. Easily drinkable and does a good job at hiding its high alcohol content.

Overall a solid IIPA that is decently drinkable but does little to excite due to its lack of complexity.

Serving type: can

02-10-2014 01:51:42 | More by alexrichman
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,063 ratings.