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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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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Stinger80OH, Sep 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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bscalt, Sep 05, 2012
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Lang44, Sep 04, 2012
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KZE80, Sep 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

swgwilt, Sep 04, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours with a nice head, and some sticky lacing. The color of the beer itself is a deep amber color.

Smell: A lot of spiciness with the hops... really doesn't taste all too much like it smells.

Taste: Floral, spicy, grapefruity. That's the best way I can describe it. The slight bitterness at the end is really great. The malt also comes through on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Perfect. Right middle-of-the-road, and it makes this an easy and pleasurable drinking IPA.

The more I drank it, the more I enjoyed it. I got this in a mix-a-six, but I'd not hesitate to buy some more of this stuff. The hype is well-founded ... this is one of the most popular IPAs in America, and for good reason. It's tasty, it's affordable, and you can find it just about anywhere. A quality beer. It's pretty unreal just how perfectly the flavors mesh.

Alextricity, Sep 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

justinm4bama, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

expansive, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

BWILCOX, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

drinking12many, Sep 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

DaveHack, Sep 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Jakep2021, Sep 02, 2012
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bucketofheads, Sep 02, 2012
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Blind, Sep 02, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

- A: Egg white foam, fading to 1 mm in 4-5 minutes, moderate lacing, golden orange through light, fine particulate haze (bubbles?)

- S: Citrus, grapefruit, pine dew, grapes

- T: Light floral, strong resemblance to grapefruit , bright hoppiness ending

- M: High acidity, medium carbonation, medium body, aftertaste of hops in the back of the throat and sides of the tongue

- O: Bold presentation of citrus hops, not for the weaker of heart. Can be described as astringent, but extra IPAs are hops.

enoerew, Sep 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

William123, Sep 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Glopez, Sep 01, 2012
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,021 ratings.