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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

8,077 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,077
Reviews: 2,541
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 141
Gots: 695 | 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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dickieb

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

Pours a clear amber in color with a 2 finger head which dissipates down to a thin coating and some above average lacing. The smell is somewhat light mostly piney with some bready malt hints mixed in. The flavor is well hopped and piney with a smaller malt profile then celebration but a nice lingering bitter dry hopped flavor which I cant get enough of. The mouthfeel is medium for a 7.2% IPA and its quite drinkable while the dry hopping keeps me from drinking it to fast. Im glad another beer of this quality is now widely available from SN.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2009 01:46:41 | More by dickieb
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12 oz brown bottle with pry-off cap poured into 8oz Saint Arnold tour glass.

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Smell: Hops upfront; piney and earthy

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,077 ratings.