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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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9,366 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,366
Reviews: 2,673
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 208
Gots: 1,469 | 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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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Crystal clear amber color with a nice 1 finger eggshell colored frothy head. Nice retention and lacing.

Nice nose with light pine, caramel candy sweet malt and sweet citrus.

Flavor is good with pretty good balance. Good caramel candy malt character up front balancing light pine and citrus hop character. Mild pine resin finish.

Light-medium bodied with crisp high carb.

Overall a nice everyday IPA. Not mind blowing by any means but the fact that it's readily available and easy to drink and is a mix of west and east coast styles makes it a great IPA that appeals to Alot of people.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of jrenihan
3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled August 18, 2011.

Beer is an orangey amber, with a two finger-widths of off-white head. Good retention. Some lacing.

Smell contains mild grapefruit, faint pine, and caramel malt. Slightly floral.

The taste is bitter, but not overly so. In fact, there is a fair bit of caramel malt sweetness. Grapefruit is there, along with pine. Pretty good, but I find it a little muted.

Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. A bit sticky.

Overall, good but a little underwhelming. To be fair, this bottle is probably a little older than is ideal.

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,366 ratings.