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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

9,008 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,008
Reviews: 2,617
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 183
Gots: 1,178 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

blinker97, Nov 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

DaveU31, Nov 26, 2012
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4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A little sweeter (yet pleasantly so..not too swet), than most IPA's but still manages to master the dry and semi bitter finish. Smells of grassy and fruity hops yet still has an indescribable smell that is unique to Sierra Nevada. Great look for an IPA...a beautiful reddish/amber with a nice off white head. As it's predecessor before this, SNPA...another great beer to convert BMC drinkers into true beer enthusiasts as well as to satiate the much more experienced palate. And for the price point there are few better. A beer worth trying as well as seeking out.

Melikeydahop, Nov 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

cschneid138, Nov 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

MinnTwins, Nov 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

ATXboozer, Nov 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

tmars13, Nov 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Toadhopper, Nov 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

BlakeE, Nov 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

B00ZER, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

KevinMcDonald, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Roy1586, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

mccleandr1, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

TheInfamousElGuapo, Nov 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

HANGOVER, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of rev3rb
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottom Line Up Front: This is a great american extra IPA with the floral and resin aromas and a good bitter taste.

Decanted a 12oz bottle in a clean pint glass.

Appearance: Nice dark copper color with good head pour and lacing around the glass when drinking.

Aroma: Great floral and resin hop aromas.

Taste: It is a full bodied extra IPA with medium to heavy bitterness expected in an extra IPA

Palate: It has a medium body with average carbonation and a bitter finish.

Overall: This beer is a house favorite IPA that goes great with spicy food whether chinese or indian. It also goes great with a good burger or pizza. If you like IPAs and haven’t tried this, then find yourself a six pack and enjoy.

rev3rb, Nov 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

jonswiat, Nov 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

MarioM, Nov 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

rwhitmore, Nov 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

jcarr405, Nov 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

boartfield1, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

harrynuggs, Nov 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Baustard83, Nov 21, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

kirbmeist, Nov 21, 2012
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,008 ratings.