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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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masonacoats

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look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Popping my review cherry tonight with a great one!

A- Served from a bottle into a local bar's pint glass (the kind you take home from "pint night"). Pours a beautiful light copper with a half finger off-white head. Little to moderate lacing. Good head retention.

S- Wonderful assault of hops (mostly the floral, grapefruit variety) followed by rather strong bready malt. I'm still smelling the bottle 2 hours later as I write this review. Really outstanding!

T- As expected from the nose, although the hops are much more well-rounded and form a more cohesive hop profile. Bitterness is rather low for an "Extra IPA." The malt is also as expected, with a little caramel malt being detected in addition to the bread backbone.

M- Medium to heavy body with rather low carbonation. Slightly sticky. Very good.

O- This is probably my 2nd favorite IPA behind Ninkasi's Total Domination. A very good one, with better smell and drinkability. Pick this one up, you won't be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2012 04:53:45 | More by masonacoats
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,986 ratings.