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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

9,208 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,208
Reviews: 2,629
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 189
Gots: 1,287 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FogDishHead
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Greekwarlock
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I found this beer to be a bit of a kick in the face from a hops perspective. Just not my style.

Photo of Alexander_Hyduk
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Definitely my favorite beer right now, and it has been my go to brew for the passed 2 years...absolutely love the piney citrus kick and the decently high percent with the minimal alcohol taste, #1 sierra nevada beer in my book of brews, highly recommended...cheers lol

Photo of pDubs
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of batfireman
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of awesomea
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vince_arch_beer
4.55/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of abeeronthebeach
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GerryPendry
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The uniformity of my scores reflects the perfect balance of this beer. Big malt and big sticky resinous hops in just the right proportions. Highly drinkable but dangerous, since its ABV is well hidden. My go-to beer, and a bargain at a local price of about $15/12.

Photo of BenBull3030
3.61/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hoppsbabo
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Copper body with a dense off-white head. Great lacing.
S: Big piney hops.
T: Dry and piney with a soft, biscuity backbone. Has an interesting zingy mouthfeel. Nice bit of gingery prickliness and wood in the finish.
M: Weirdly, with the piney hops and the prickly, scuzzy mouthfeel it reminds me of a heavily distorted guitar.
O: Not overly complex but satisfying none-the-less. Much better than its little brother. Just wish it was a touch sweeter. Some caramel would really bring out the flavours.

Photo of creedence
3.96/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddiehop
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Drinking a 2.5 month old torpedo poured aggressively into a teku. Nice amount of head. Hops have held up well. For a craft beer that can be purchased at most gas stations, this is a solid IPA that can hold its own. Cheers.

Photo of valravn129
3.56/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Pmorel
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of JNForsyth
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Clorenz5
4.52/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Caseman01
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of zmbgrafx
4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,208 ratings.