Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by myost88:
3.95/5 rDev -5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from 12 oz bottle. Into tulip style pint.
Appearance- Deep copper color. Crystal clear and bubbly. Two finger head that leaves a lace rim where the original head was. Impressive.
Smell- A heap of grapefruit scents. Not as Piney as most IIPAs. Scent doesn't stick around long, kinda faded with the head. I was a little dissapointed.
Taste- Hoppy bitterness. Citrusy. Not sweet at all. Very sharp bite. Would go great with a sharp salty cheese. It's simple and it tastes good, nuff said.
Mouthfeel- Very crisp. Light-bodied. Highly carbonated.
Drinkability- At 7.2% it's one of the lighter IIPA's, so you can have a couple or 4. It's a nice beer that you don't have to think much about, so it's great when you're out with friends.
Overall- Very good beer. Not outstanding. The only complaint I have is that it lacks the sweet finish that I've come to really enjoy from an IIPA. Still, I will gladly drink this again. And the price won't break the bank.
Serving type: bottle
08-10-2009 02:19:39 | More by myost88
More User Reviews:
4.29/5 rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Rich cooper color, clear. A creamy beige two finger head when poured; dies down relatively fast leaving an thin uneven coating of foam on the surface of the beer and lots of sticky lacing on the sides of the glass.
Smell: Slightly sweet and citrusy. Mild aroma of malt. Smooth hops. An extremely slight pine scent. Nice and enticing.
Taste: Citrus (grapefruit. lemon) without being acidic. Delicious mild hoppy flavor for the finish.
Mouthfeel: Light body. Lots of mild carbonation. Ever so slight dry finish.
Overall: An excellent IPA. I would gladly drink this again. The perfect amount of hops with a delicious flavor. Refreshing.
Serving type: can
07-28-2014 02:49:06 | More by sprat1960
4.04/5 rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12 oz from a $10 12 poured into a tulip glass. Born on 6/9/14
A - Ruby red with orange highlights, one finger head that recedes to thick lace ring.
S - Floral, grapefruit/citrus, biscuit
T - More of the same. Very flowery with moderate citrus, and a dry, bitter finish.
M - Perfect level of carbonation. The overall feel is a tad thin, but keeps it refreshing to balance the dry finish.
O - I had this a few months ago out of mix pack and was mildly dissapointed ( the 12 pack was 4-5 months and apparently was stored upside down). This was more in line with what I remembered. A good go to IPA that is a great value (esp at 10 fer 12)
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 23:40:43 | More by Apellonious
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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