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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

8,734 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,734
Reviews: 2,594
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 174
Gots: 1,042 | FT: 4
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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4/5  rDev -3.6%

danyalc, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a light amber, with about 2 fingers of thick white head. The foamy head retains for a long time and has some good lacing.

S - Big hop character, very piney. Less intense citrus than I expected, but overall, very IPA classic.

T- Pretty much what I expected from the smell. Very bitter, not much malt to balance the bitterness, which is unfortunate. The pine really shines through, though. Pretty delicious, overall.

M - The bitterness lasts for quite a while, which is to be expected. The carbonation is very well done for the style.

D - Could be excellent, but the bitterness almost gives me heartburn. Absolutely a drinkable beer, but could be more drinkable.

gdrydenc, Feb 06, 2011
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,734 ratings.