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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

9,021 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,021
Reviews: 2,619
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 183
Gots: 1,188 | 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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Photo of drmcleod10
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I am convinced this one is better out of the 16oz can than bottle but it may just be the liquor store

A - Looks like any other "extra" IPA with the light amber, yellow orange blended color with solid lacing on the sides of the glass

S - Somewhat funky smell (I am slightly sick and snuffly) with pine and hops pushing through with the slight citrus fruit smells

T - Taste much more like the latter, piney hoppy grapefruit citrus fruit bomb with a sweet nice smooth finish

M - Quite smooth for the carbonation rather light and session able

O - Haven't had this beer since i really started getting into craft beer and wanted to go back and see how my taste buds had evolved. Quite the nice IPA the smell is a little off but the taste is delightful and the rating backs the taste. Affordable and easy to obtain

drmcleod10, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

ubenumber2, Dec 17, 2013
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RonanD, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

ChrisWood6000, Dec 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Doyle, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

nakedninjaturtle, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

emmgee, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

humulusphile, Dec 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
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Bushwood, Dec 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Chris_Panos, Dec 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

target88, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of bennett_loves_good_beer
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A careful pour produces a thick two fingers of off-white head. Bright amber orange and a ton of carbonation visible. Lots of sticky lacing sticking to the glass.

Smell: Strong grapefruit, hoppy, some sweet malt.

Taste: Strong fruity hops and is well balanced with a kiss of malt. Fruity and delicious. Hop bitterness lingers a bit. Bitterness ramps up slowly as the beer warms. I get a lot of grapefruit rind and more citrus as the beer warms too.

Mouthfeel: Highly carbonated, hops go through your palate smoothly. Feels like an IPA should in my opinion.

Just a solid IPA. Wouldn't expect anything less from Sierra Nevada. Delicious, refreshing, hoppy, and easy drinking.

bennett_loves_good_beer, Dec 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Wompus, Dec 11, 2013
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,021 ratings.