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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

7,986 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,986
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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denflyr

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4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Boy do I love Sierra Nevada products! Another solid offering by the guys in Chico! Poured from the bottle into my Great Divide Cervoise glass. Excellent head retention and a nice lacing character!

The nose gets better as the beer warms a bit, even at cooler temps, I get a nice hop (herbal/piney) and malt character.

The taste as you would expect from an Extra IPA as they call it is hops and then hops with a nice malt character (caramel) to round out and soften the hopiness.

The mouthfeel is nice with nothing harsh about the brew. No annoying hop bitterness or aftertastes. In other words a well executed beer!

Drinkability is good, but with a higher ABV for this single IPA style, you would have to be careful, plus the hops after bit will do a number on your palate!

Again nice work from the guys out west. This is one of go too beers...I am surprised I have not written it up earlier!

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2010 23:48:37 | More by denflyr
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,986 ratings.