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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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9,200 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,200
Reviews: 2,627
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 189
Gots: 1,279 | 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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4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Amber color, good head retention and lacing

S- Piney hop aroma perhaps citrusy as well. Def a blend of various hop aromas mixed in with sweet maltiness.

T- Healthy malt backbone, I'm detecting slight english style maltiness which I tend to enjoy in Ipas. Mix of a lot of various hop flavors. Lingering bitterness. Nice.

M- Medium bodied mouthfeel.

Very drinkable but wouldn't be my first choice for a session beer. Definately good overall, but I'm not in love. Would have liked to have given this one a 4.25 overall.

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4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pour: Orange golden amber with a frothy thick white lacing.

Nose: Pine, slight hops, caramel malt and sweet apricot.

Taste: Nose, slight piney hops, moderate bitterness after the sweet caramel malt.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth....easy drinking.

Overall: Easy drinking and deliciously smooth. Great ipa.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden amber colored pour, quite clear. Fluffy full head erupts on top. Spicy, floral aroma.

Solid hop bitterness up front. Crisp, dry. Pine-like hop flavors on top of the whisper of malt. Thick body but hops make you forget its there. Lingering sticky bitterness on the roof of my mouth.

Really, really easy drinking. Goes down smooth, finishes crisp and dry. Clean. Very refreshing. Already reaching for another...

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,200 ratings.