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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

8,076 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,076
Reviews: 2,541
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 141
Gots: 694 | 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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Reviews by sethmeister:
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sethmeister

New Hampshire

4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lustrous clear brass with a fluffy white head and sticky lace.

Scent actually made my mouth water. Fresh crusty bread, citrus, pine. Floral and almost perfumed notes.

Lots of hops; grapefruit and citrus hops, pine hops, oily resiny hops, spicy earthy hops. A fresh bready malt base. Nice lingering bitterness.

Mouth is juicy and smooth.

Drink is excellent.

Another fine ale from Sierra Nevada. Not as good as their wet hop ales but a delicious beer in its own right.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2009 23:22:07 | More by sethmeister
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12 oz brown bottle with pry-off cap poured into 8oz Saint Arnold tour glass.

Appearance: Pours a golden amber with a very faint haze. two fingers of head with a great lace down the glass that is characteristic of Sierra Nevada's beers

Smell: Hops upfront; piney and earthy

Taste: Hop bitterness that crescendos into a great piney hop flavor with a slight resin finish. There is a good malt backbone but is overshadowed in the hop flavor

Mouthfeel: full flavored and medium carbonation

Overall: This is a very solid IPA with a hop flavor profile that I really like. Its full of flavor but not too extreme. Overall can be considered a more intense version of the signature pale ale that really showcases the torpedo hopping device.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,076 ratings.