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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

7,933 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,933
Reviews: 2,535
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 134
Gots: 617 | 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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IPAman89

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-06-2011 22:41:27 | More by IPAman89
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bdeast1

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-06-2011 20:46:02 | More by bdeast1
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jaxray8

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

12-06-2011 19:16:47 | More by jaxray8
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spencerharkins

Colorado

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-06-2011 17:37:37 | More by spencerharkins
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alamode

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-06-2011 14:27:13 | More by alamode
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tony223366

California

4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: First off there is so much action going on in my SA perfect pint glass. Lots of small bubbled carbonation coming up from all sides. 2+ fingers of off white head that's extremely rocky on top. Nice lacing. The color is a nice burnt caramel with exceptional clarity. This beer looks amazing!

S: Whoa... lots of really dank hops. Some citrus notes but really I'm getting that full cone dankness. Nice caramel malts are providing a good counterpoint to the aroma.

T: Lots of bitterness hits me up front. There's a great citrus quality to it. When I really chew on it I get tons of that bitterness. However when I sip on it I get a really nice bready/caramel maltiness. There actually is a really good balance in this beer. What I'm left with on the finish is a really great spiciness from the hops.

M: Medium - light body. Great carbonation carries this beer. The hop oils are very easy to identify too.

O: Worth the praise it gets as being an excellent single IPA. I'd place it somewhere in between a 4.0 and a 4.5 overall. Love the spicy and citric qualities in this beer. I'm sure this will be a regular.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2011 06:04:43 | More by tony223366
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thedamnscott

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-06-2011 04:11:40 | More by thedamnscott
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Jeffreywhite22

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-06-2011 01:15:41 | More by Jeffreywhite22
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-06-2011 00:34:37 | More by JohneHoodlum
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-05-2011 21:40:50 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 19:05:33 | More by kjkinsey
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MKanaga

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-05-2011 17:42:01 | More by MKanaga
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SpenceLillywhite

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-05-2011 07:09:00 | More by SpenceLillywhite
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 04:21:26 | More by randylangford
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 03:59:52 | More by ThirdEyePA
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benbou17

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 03:33:05 | More by benbou17
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corylew

Oregon

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours nice and amber. Crystal clear and a lacing white head.

Smells floral and hoppy. Absolutely wonderful. Slight malt backbone shines through but mostly smells like you're standing in a hop drying facility.

Tastes just as good as it smells. Refreshing, hoppy, floral... mmm.

Mouthfeel is bubbly, not heavy for it's 7.2%.

Overall this one climbs into the ranks as one of my favorite IPAs. Well balanced. I see why people on the west coast love it so much.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 03:32:22 | More by corylew
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leinie13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-04-2011 23:24:31 | More by leinie13
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swooshjtb

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-04-2011 20:18:10 | More by swooshjtb
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futura123

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-04-2011 18:22:06 | More by futura123
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cantfindme

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-04-2011 06:33:58 | More by cantfindme
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theaudist

Alabama

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-04-2011 03:56:10 | More by theaudist
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-04-2011 03:46:02 | More by bigred89
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BelJen

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-03-2011 22:41:23 | More by BelJen
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calmstock

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-03-2011 22:31:45 | More by calmstock
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 7,933 ratings.