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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

7,801 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,801
Reviews: 2,529
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 127
Gots: 542 | 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)
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

poured into an Amherst Brewing Co. pint glass
A- nice golden color, with a decent head that leaves its mark all throughout the glass
S- At first I found the smell to be really underwhelming, some sweetness and floral notes were there but only if sought after. As it warmed up the smell started coming through much stronger.
T- lots of citrus and floral notes with a strong pine aftertaste
M- It was on the medium/light side, smooth and easy to drink, medium to high carbonation

overall: This is a very good session beer and because of the availability and low price, i will likely be coming back to this one very soon. The only downside is that i think some people may be put off by the high carbonation after knocking back a few. One of my favorite sessionable affordable single ipa's.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2012 23:53:08 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 22:36:33 | More by Bdel34
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Hopman1985

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-03-2012 18:50:35 | More by Hopman1985
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 10:05:03 | More by dmorgan310
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 02:10:22 | More by AndrewMichael
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Kevin79

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-03-2012 01:41:21 | More by Kevin79
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Yummmmiller

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 00:48:44 | More by Yummmmiller
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mjh5397

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-03-2012 00:48:18 | More by mjh5397
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koopless

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 20:58:39 | More by koopless
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UAyeroc2425

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 20:33:23 | More by UAyeroc2425
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rsant

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 19:34:51 | More by rsant
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 12/6/11

A: Pours a nice hazy amber colour. 3 fingers of pillowy white head with real good retention and lacing.

S: I'm getting a nice even balance of piney and citrusy hops and bready malts.

T: Very true to the nose except a little more hop forward. Starts off with some citrus and finishes with a big piney hop flavor. Just enough malt backbone for my tastes. Finishes dry and bitter.

M: Nice lively carbonation. Crisp and medium bodied.

Overall this a very nice IPA. One of my favorite SN offerings. A more pine forward IPA with a nice blend of citrus and malt.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 15:22:23 | More by muletrane
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Motozappa

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 05:51:39 | More by Motozappa
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 02:02:27 | More by ssimpson89
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n00blar

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-02-2012 01:40:13 | More by n00blar
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mbacon3227

Alabama

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 00:19:50 | More by mbacon3227
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BlakeMatt

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-02-2012 00:04:02 | More by BlakeMatt
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foulhooked

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-01-2012 22:09:07 | More by foulhooked
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timbre

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-01-2012 22:03:15 | More by timbre
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Piotrek

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-01-2012 14:45:49 | More by Piotrek
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Rhcp1072

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-01-2012 04:43:46 | More by Rhcp1072
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Cluker

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-01-2012 01:15:48 | More by Cluker
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fostachild

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-01-2012 00:04:52 | More by fostachild
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Rhen19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-31-2012 20:49:42 | More by Rhen19
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-31-2012 16:37:19 | More by tdmccarthy
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,801 ratings.