Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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92
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10,983 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

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.

Added by GClarkage on 05-12-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,983
Reviews:
2,934
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
363
Gots:
3,155
For Trade:
6
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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is the worst MF beer I have ever tasted.
This is probably what camel piss tastes like.
If you like this beer, there is definitely something wrong with you.
I used this beer in cooking and it's the worst I have EVER encountered.
Yeah, that's it. This beer needs an encounter in outer space and hope it never comes back.

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

Tastes like pine needles

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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1.06/5  rDev -74.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Who drinks this? Who drinks any IPA? To say I'm not a fan of this style would be an understatement. I took one sip and poured it down the drain.

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1.2/5  rDev -70.8%

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1.3/5  rDev -68.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Too Bitter not even drinkable with pizza. Bought a six poured 5 down the sink.

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1.33/5  rDev -67.6%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Skunky cans. WTF!

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1.5/5  rDev -63.5%

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1.64/5  rDev -60.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.77/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Honestly, I enjoy IPAs every once in a while, but this one was just way too strong for me. Average white head, smelled strongly of hops, just like the taste.

I can see how those who love IPAs will enjoy this, but for the occasional IPA drinker like me, its a bit overpowering and dry with a very, very strong hop flavor, with an aftertaste that just doesn't go away.

It definitely deserves the "extra IPA" label that appears on the bottom. Gave me a headache after drinking. Will not buy again.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 10,983 ratings.
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