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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

9,374 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,374
Reviews: 2,675
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 210
Gots: 1,477 | 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:
Beer added by: GClarkage on 05-12-2006

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.
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Photo of stanolszyk24
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dingoose
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cycle69
3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of lushes22
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. Nice light copper color with hint of brown. Very inviting.
S. Citris, pine, and a little grassy. Inviting smell that makes you look forward to first taste.
T. Similar to smell. Grapefruit with a bit of tangerine. Very enjoyable and can pick up the fresh dry hops.
M. Medium carbonation with dry feel.
O. Just a very solid ipa on all counts. Great that this is a year round brew.

Photo of MarkLinton1
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful reddish amber color. Pours smooth with nice one finger head that lingers. Smell of pine and grapefruit. Wonderful hop explosion with dry finish that slowly rolls across the tounge. Even a hint of cherry picked up within the citrus and pine. All in all a very nice robust American IPA. Truly a go to favorite for me.

Photo of moundbz
3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

lots of bitter, not bad, kind of a sipper

Photo of RJB66
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ImperatorScab
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoppecatania
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jackjaffar
4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beltz15
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blackpond
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottspencer
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigP83
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Has that DIPA look, golden red slightly dull. Smells like fruits (cherry blossom?). Taste: Honey, hops fade into dry bitterness.

Photo of predikit
3.43/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep amber, with a frothy white head that leaves plenty of lacing behind.

Standard hop fare across the board.

Grapefruit and Piney hop notes, with a lasting bitter for the finish. Relatively boring, as all IPAs are to me.

Rather thick on the feel, medium carbonation, leaves a residue after a swallow. Alcohol can be felt as it goes down.

Photo of blinding
4.62/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of mriley1984
3.83/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amvrana
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Poppford
4.79/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Judgie
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EvieE
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Maybe I poured it wrong, but it had barely any head and no lacing. The color was nice and coppery, very inviting.

S: The smell was light, barely noticeable. Piney, could tell it was going to be hoppy.

T: The hops are strong with this one. I loved it.

F: This is my first review, so I don't know how to describe this bit. But it was strong, and smooth.

O: Would buy this beer again. I love a good hoppy IPA, so this was a win.

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

Photo of HabaJohn
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lewzer99
3.29/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L: pours golden yellow with a one finger white head
S: pine, citrus and sweet malt and a hint of bubble gum and malt sweetness
T: sweet malt and bubblegum, some orange, and a bit of lingering bitterness
M: effervescent, but a bit slick feeling
O:pretty good, but not what I think of when I think of an ideal IPA

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,374 ratings.