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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
91
outstanding

8,822 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,822
Reviews: 2,603
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 179
Gots: 1,087 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.9%

Tastes like pine needles

chsch041166, Saturday at 07:16 AM
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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%

ProChorus, Saturday at 06:36 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

My guess is that I had an old bottle. It had little hop characteristic.

bluehende, Oct 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

drewfromboulder, Oct 25, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -45.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Tallboy can poured into a Sierra Nevada pint glass

A: Pours deep golden amber with a frothy light tan head that laces nicely.

S: Citrus and pine hops, a bit earthy, some herbal spice notes, with some malt sweetness.

T: Big pine hops backed with citrus, orange and grapefruit, some earthy and herbal notes, with caramel malt sweetness there to balance things. Grapefruit rind bitterness reappears on the finish.

M: On the heavier end of medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Maybe not my favorite IPA, but it's earned it's place as a standard for a reason. Very well done brew.

RyanK252, Oct 24, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +8.9%

jeffeesley, Oct 23, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%

Angling_and_brewing, Oct 23, 2014
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 8,822 ratings.