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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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9,359 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,359
Reviews: 2,672
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 207
Gots: 1,459 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: GClarkage on 05-12-2006

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.
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a light copper, no haze, bright white head. Rings of lacing as beer is imbibed. Very pleasing appearance.

Aroma is a mix of citrus and pine. Smells like an edible cleaning agent, but not in a bad way.

Taste is dominated by a very bitter hop presence, notes of juniper and orange peel, almost reminiscent of gin. Clean flavor profile, could use a bit more malt backbone.

Mouthfeel and drinkability both get high marks.

Overall another solid offering in an ocean of American IPA's. Would probably be a remarkably good beer if there weren't so many clones on the market.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,359 ratings.