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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

7,987 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,987
Reviews: 2,536
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 647 | 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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bridgetowhophead

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4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is probably the 30th bottle of torpedo I've had, and I chose to review this one because it's the freshest I've been able to get since discovering how to read their bottling code--about 5 weeks old.

A: Pours a rich bronze/amber. Not a whole lot of head retention or lacing, but a swirl does reveal some nice bubbles.

S: Much different than the SNPA, Torpedo is all about the piney, grassy hops. Malt presence increases as it warms.

T: Ahh, fresh, whole cone hops. Delicious hop profile, sticky and resiny, a little alcohol heat as it goes down.

M: Perfect amount of carbonation, medium body which is right where I like it for an IPA. The generous amount of hops coats the palate.

D: This is easily the most drinkable beer I've found over 7% ABV. Right as I finish I want another.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2010 02:40:27 | More by bridgetowhophead
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,987 ratings.