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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

8,525 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,525
Reviews: 2,579
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 165
Gots: 940 | 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%

BroTucker, Jan 14, 2012
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blurjose, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

mbs11, Jan 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

DaBigJuan, Jan 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Rohrich, Jan 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

tatums1984, Jan 13, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev -1.9%

A: IPA amber coloring with a fluffy one finger head with solid retention and moderate sticky lacing. Visible carbonation.

S: Floral and bitter hop aromas, with a sweet malt backbone. Not much citrus here (can't detect the citra).

T: Floral and bitter like the nose, but with some light citrus spikes that serve to cut the bitterness well. A nice bready, grassy, hop finish. A stronger, more floral version of the the SN Pale Ale. Very good session IPA.

M: The feel is great. Wonderfully drinkable, yet coating and warming.

Heavenisbeer, Jan 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

uziangis, Jan 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Kahlerbock, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

wdarcy77, Jan 12, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

furthurgone, Jan 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

ColonolForbin, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

cirtap, Jan 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Omer4176, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

klas, Jan 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Bockerdoppel91, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Giantspace, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

TexAggie011, Jan 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

CMack, Jan 11, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -6.3%

Nice 2 finger white head good retention rust in color with some amber to it.

Pine and some citrus hops with a mild malty backbone

Pretty well balanced up front it's not a hop bomb but they're definitey there. Pretty piny kinda earthy tones not really getting the citrus. Think amber malts

Little lighter than medium bodied, medium carb. Crisp finishes with the hops that lingers around when it's gone

Overall it's a solid pretty well balanced ipa that you can get anytime. 

rtaps, Jan 11, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -12.3%

Copper color with a foamy white head. Very slight haze from (I'm guessing) suspended yeast. Woodsy, spicy hops aroma but fairly subdued for an IPA. Bitter, piny taste with toasted malt for balance. Very slight alcohol warmth. Creamy mouthfeel.

Overall, a solid and well-balanced but not extraordinary IPA.

powellmg, Jan 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

rippedflesh89, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Andrew4321, Jan 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

imbuckeye, Jan 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

MONARK1981, Jan 10, 2012
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,525 ratings.