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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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9,375 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,375
Reviews: 2,675
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 210
Gots: 1,479 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle to a glass.

A- It's a nice golden-coppery color and a good thick cream-colored head. Leaves a fair amount of lacing.

S- These American Cone Hops give a pleasant scent of herbs, citrus and pine.

T- Very bitter like a double IPA should be, a nice piney and citrusy and dry aftertaste. Not bad.

M- Medium carbonation, kind of light for its kind

O- This was a decent brew. I can see myself buying another sixer again sometime.

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

A 12 ounce bottle, poured into a DFH Signature Glass.

A: The beer pours a dark golden brown, with a one finger head. The head dissipates in time, leaving a strong amount of lacing.

S: Nice hop scents. A lot of pine, with hints of citrus and spice. No maltiness coming through in the nose.

T: Bitterness up front from the hops; notes of piney resin. Nice sweetness on the back-somewhat fleeting and with similarities to the citrus hops. Good balance between citrus and piney hops. No alcohol to mention on the back, but the beer has a pleasant, light bitter finish.

M: A lot of carbonation, somewhat creamy on the back.

O: A good beer. I love (!) it on tap; out of the bottle was good, but not great. I definitely will get it again and I recommend Torpedo!

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 9,375 ratings.