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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
91
outstanding

8,824 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,824
Reviews: 2,603
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 179
Gots: 1,087 | 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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5/5  rDev +20.5%

JoeBartender, Nov 16, 2011
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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 12oz Tumbler

Appearance - Pours a mildly hazy orange/amber color with a 2 finger head. Leaves behind some mild yet surprisingly sticky lacing.

Smell - Very potent citrus smell with some fairly strong floral hops. There's also a faint grapefruit taste mixed in with some caramel.

Taste - While there was a stronger citrus smell, the piney hops are easily the strongest (but not overwhelming) when it comes to the actual taste. I'm also picking up that citrus/orange flavor as well as some minor caramel flavors.

Mouthfeel - It's actually a pretty smooth IPA with some very mild carbonation. Much like Cream City IPA, this one is pretty easy to drink and it feels fresh.

Overall - This is an awesome IPA and the quality of this beer is exactly what I would expect out of Sierra Nevada. Even though Sierra Nevada is one of the bigger craft brewers in America, they do not skip out on quality at all, something which I commend them for.

NuclearDolphin, Nov 16, 2011
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 8,824 ratings.