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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9,230 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,230
Reviews: 2,634
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 191
Gots: 1,314 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Here's a review that's long overdue...I first had it a little over a year ago and have had this many times since.

Pours a dark copper orange, an off-white head tops it off, eventually becoming a slight cap+ring. Pretty good lace.

Scent is good. Earthy and piny hops noticeable with some light grapefruit and citrus there too. Not much for malt except some faint toastiness.

Taste is an improvement. Piny/resiny and grapefruit hops are most prevalent with some earthiness and citrus there too. Decent amount of caramel and bready malts back it up. Pretty classic IPA taste that's very well done.

Carbonation is on the low side for an IPA, very smooth, full-bodied. Good balance.

This is definitely a go-to classic IPA for me. It's an excellent deal for the quality and it's consistently great.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,230 ratings.