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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

8,750 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,750
Reviews: 2,597
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 176
Gots: 1,048 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355 ml bottle served cold into a pint glass. Purchased for about $1.65 USD in Buffalo, New York. Packaged July 1,2014.

Appearance - clear rich bronze color with a few reddish hues. One finger of head tops it all off, with some streaky curtain lacing left inside the glass. Small amount of visible carbonation.

Smell - citrusy with some lemon, grapefruit and nectarines. Smell is subdued for a substantial IPA.

Taste - fairly good citrus flavor lemon and nectarines again. Some earthy and pine elements. Even some caramel flavor blended in.nice balance and substantial boldness, I only wish I had gotten this fresher as I imagine it would be considerably more flavourful. Malt flavor blends very nicely with citrusy hops.

Mouthfeel - smooth, medium carbonation with medium to heavy body. Moist juicy finish.

Overall - a very nice IPA, that I think would score at least a quarter point higher across the board if fresh. Definitely worth a try for IPA lovers and important to have fairly fresh, but still pretty solid if sitting on the shelf for a little longer than you'd like.

DenisKolkin, Sunday at 08:32 PM
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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 8,750 ratings.