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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

8,017 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,017
Reviews: 2,539
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 667 | 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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delta490

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A-clear deep amber with a lingering white head
S- not much aroma but a bit of pine.
T- somehow the taste brings it despite the dialed back aroma. Nice balance of pine hops and malt.
M- nice with just a hint of carbonation
O- a solid above average IPA

Also delicious from the bottle or the can. An all-around winner no matter how you can get it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2013 11:49:56 | More by delta490
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,017 ratings.