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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

7,783 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,783
Reviews: 2,529
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 127
Gots: 533 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had out of the can, purchased fresh from the beer stop in Grand Central Station. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a nice clear golden amber. White one finger head doesn't linger and only sparse lacing remains.

S: Relatively strong. Mostly pine, some grapefruit. Surprisingly lacking in pure hop oil aroma, which I like in my IPAs - a little disappointing.

T: Fantastically balanced. Starts with a nice bready malt that gives way to that wonderful SN pine and a nice amount of citrus. Finishes with a grassy bitterness and a bit of booze. Hints of soap, ash, aspirin - bit of everything. Delicious.

M: Dry and perfectly carbonated; crisp. Not much else to say.

O: SN hits it on the head, as always. A great IPA almost DIPA. I want another just thinking about it.

Serving type: can

04-05-2012 07:00:54 | More by tylerprince
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,783 ratings.