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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

7,963 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,963
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 634 | 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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angelmonster

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3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer is alittle under two months old

Pours a clear, honey/amber color. Head is 3/4 inch and off white. Lacing and head retention are very good.

Smell is of earthy, floral hops. Honey and sweet caramel malts are also present. Alcohol is very light, hints of pine come out as the beer warms.

Taste is of sweet, honeylike malts and earthy hops. Bitter lime peel and copper/metallic aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is great. Medium body with a good amount of carbonation. Head added some substance to the beer and created a more hearty beer.

Overall, beer is good for its age. At two months old, I wish I could try a fresher vintage. Not the best tasting IPA, but will have to try retry it again soon.

Serving type: can

04-20-2012 04:22:41 | More by angelmonster
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,963 ratings.