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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

7,961 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,961
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 631 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 7,961 | Reviews: 2,535 | Display Reviews Only:
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swinyeju

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2013 15:38:03 | More by swinyeju
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Orange

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-16-2013 07:27:19 | More by Orange
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-16-2013 03:36:54 | More by Johnny_Duck
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MarkGutz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-15-2013 23:05:32 | More by MarkGutz
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

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

Appearance: Orangish-amber; hazy; big frothy head, long lasting

Aroma: Hoppy; citrus; floral; grapefruit notes

Taste: Malty with a hop bite right up front; moves to a malty honey sweetness in the mid and finishes bittersweet; very well balanced; excellent IPA

Remarks: // Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 22:36:13 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Dreizhen

France

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-15-2013 11:33:17 | More by Dreizhen
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blt2646

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-14-2013 21:41:47 | More by blt2646
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-14-2013 15:38:10 | More by Dcunicelli
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Desmodoc

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-14-2013 14:54:40 | More by Desmodoc
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kingslotty

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-14-2013 03:05:08 | More by kingslotty
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Soonerick76

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-14-2013 01:42:57 | More by Soonerick76
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pajonkunz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2013 16:43:58 | More by pajonkunz
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-13-2013 11:43:56 | More by neckbracesub
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HopsXray

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-13-2013 08:31:08 | More by HopsXray
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RoZnstyle

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - pours clear, copper in color, with just the right amount of carbonation. Little head with no lacing.

S - very appealing smell. Floral notes and of course the aromatic hops but not overwhelming which is a good thing. Subtle is best in my opinion.

T - very smooth for what is essentially an imperial. Finishes smooth and clean with a sweet aftertaste pine, citrus, and floral notes. Alcohol is well hidden on this one.

M - once again, very smooth on the pallet with just the right amount of carbonation. Leaves your pallet with a sweet aftertaste.

O - very solid entry for Sierra Nevada. I know this craft brew has become mainstream but don't overlook this one. It's solid and I would definitely pick this one up again.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 01:34:08 | More by RoZnstyle
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DCH

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

06-12-2013 23:02:41 | More by DCH
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shawnohall

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-12-2013 21:11:12 | More by shawnohall
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-12-2013 19:35:01 | More by JMUbrewz
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beerinNV

Nevada

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-12-2013 14:25:31 | More by beerinNV
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utopiajane

New York

3.61/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy orange with a fluffy soft head of foam that won’t fall down and left clumps in the glass. Good lacing. Nose is strong perfume, pine and sweet citrus. The malt is bread, caramel and honey. Little soap on the nose. Very floral with a touch of yeast . Malt is pretty sweet. On the palate it greets with malt first, then a quick piney bitter then lots of perfumey floral hops. The alcohol is just a bit on the palate. A small bite from carbonation to finish it off dry and a little toasted, sticky and some resin too. I wanted to like this more than I did. It became heavy after a while and hard to drink from the oily bitter on the back palate. The hop perfume translated into the drink astringent and I didn’t care for it. Felt out of balance and like it could have used a touch more malt depth, the sweetness wasn’t full it was kind of sugary. The bitterness was sharp. Decent but I liked the SNPA better.

Serving type: can

06-12-2013 10:49:24 | More by utopiajane
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protton

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-12-2013 04:55:42 | More by protton
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Huntor0

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-12-2013 02:02:08 | More by Huntor0
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jgarvis

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

06-12-2013 01:36:50 | More by jgarvis
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makeshifty

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-12-2013 00:08:51 | More by makeshifty
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-11-2013 21:42:57 | More by Thishops4u
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,961 ratings.