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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

8,387 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,387
Reviews: 2,565
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 161
Gots: 853 | FT: 3
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-31-2014 05:13:38 | More by IanMcGuire
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-31-2014 01:45:31 | More by Tigre
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JamesBondGA

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-31-2014 01:26:23 | More by JamesBondGA
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bongobeer

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-31-2014 00:17:50 | More by bongobeer
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leftyman

New York

4.76/5  rDev +14.4%

08-30-2014 23:23:03 | More by leftyman
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tsmitche

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%

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needMIbeerinMD

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-30-2014 20:47:19 | More by needMIbeerinMD
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Pnavasca

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Apollo98

New York

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

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Alexander_Brittain

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.92/5  rDev -5.8%

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AmeriCanadian

Tennessee

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

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daehrednud

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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ArchimedesSox

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a clear, light copper color with a really nice, white, thick head that lingers on and on leaving great lacing down a 16oz pub glass.

Nose is a little weak for me but I do get a little pineyness from some hops. Maybe some earthiness as well just the nose was really weak and hard to make out.

Taste really makes up for the smell. Really bold, hops flavor with pine, and earthy hops taking center stage. I get a little bit of the malts that attempt to balance it out but the hops are just too much for them to counter weigh.

Mouthfeel has a decent fullness to it. Not too much though, it is just about where you want it to be for such a powerful beer.

Overall, this is a good beer just a little too much for my taste. I tend to prefer an IPA that is well balanced or a little to the malty side of balanced. This one is the other side of the spectrum from that. I would buy it again but only if I had the hankering for a screaming dose of hop bitterness.

08-30-2014 01:50:51 | More by ArchimedesSox
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Ohio

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-29-2014 13:53:42 | More by chillwave22
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,387 ratings.