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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

7,816 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,816
Reviews: 2,529
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 128
Gots: 554 | 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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tastybeer

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3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer is fairly clear, woody amber in color. The orange-white head yields very nice sheety lace once it fades. Smell contains grapefruit, orange, leaves, wood, melon, musky floral scents, and lightly caramelized toasty grain. Taste is prickly with brisk bitter hops + fine carbonation. Flavors of buttered bread, caramel, pine, grapefruit, and lemon rind. Texture is resiny, slick, and fluid. Quite easy to drink even with the hoppy bitter punch.

I would like more juicy mouth-watering aroma + flavor hops, but that aside, this is a solid IPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2009 01:37:02 | More by tastybeer
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,816 ratings.