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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
93
outstanding

8,999 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,999
Reviews: 2,616
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 182
Gots: 1,176 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Jonathan_Philadelphia, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.72/5  rDev +13.5%

Jojo51, Nov 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- pours a hazy golden Amber color with a two-finger creamy and frothy white head that retains long after the pour, leaving some nice lacing behind

S- sharp piney hop aroma with some grassy notes as well. Subtle doughy malt underneath gives hints if caramel & bread crust

T- piney hops come through on taste as well with a bit of citrus/grapefruit kicking in as well. Grassy notes lead to a creamy caramel malt backbone that continues into the finish with more piney hop on the linger, very well balanced

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a thick and creamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish, high drinkability

O- an American Classic that still stands up with the best of them

Treyliff, Nov 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Always has been the yardstick against which I measure other IPAs. My first real "wow" experience. I've gone back to it many times, and it's still an excellent beer, although I have several other that I would place above it now.

mr-jj, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,999 ratings.