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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

8,535 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,535
Reviews: 2,579
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 164
Gots: 948 | 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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4.72/5  rDev +13.5%

BCPope, Sep 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

jwill303, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

Dark amber, small, compact, lasting creamy head. Pops away slowly, leaving a bit of lacing.
Nice mix of citrus and pine in the smell, but also caramel sweetness. Big hops predicted.
Rich tasty hops, fruity, crisp, with lots of lime and grapefruit, some peach and faint pineapple, bathed in some floral honey, on top of caramel "covered" biscuity malts. Nice pine and hop resin afterwards, developing into a bigger leafy bitterness in the finish, hinting some "sticky icky" dankness.
Medium body, a bit oily, low to medium carbonation. Very bitter, sure, but the aftertaste is full of fruity hoppy tastiness. Big plus in my book.
This is a really gentle monster. Tons of hops without being a one-track beer, quite big hidden ABV, just a few steps from being Imperial, really great.

dcmchew, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Nate_Christian93, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Best bang for your buck you will ever find. Don't get my wrong, the beer is GREAT. Very very hoppy, lots of pine, a little citrus. But the biggest draw is the price. These beers are a steal! Thanks SN for making awesome beer affordable. Cheers!

MWilcox20, Sep 05, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -22.1%

emerald27, Sep 05, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

DCHritz, Sep 05, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -7.7%

dorne29, Sep 05, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.32/5  rDev +3.8%

Milt2112, Sep 05, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

Copper/amber coloring with a good head and lacing. Pine/citrus scents, grapefruit flavor, bitter finish. Very good beer, found at $13/12 pack at Publix.

Trevor030169, Sep 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Apeloquin19, Sep 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Mrstevez, Sep 03, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -17.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

mschrei, Sep 02, 2014
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,535 ratings.