Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
BA SCORE
89.6%
Liked This Beer
4.16 w/ 11,015 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
Ranking:
#1,302
Reviews:
2,941
Ratings:
11,015
Liked:
9,871
Avg:
4.16/5
pDev:
10.82%
Alströms:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
362
Gots:
3,181
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,015 |  Reviews: 2,941
Photo of pro45
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is their Pale Ale on steroids. Pours a copper amber color with a spongy beige head. Smell is caramel malts, hops, some pine, toffee, rye bread. Taste follows the nose. The sweetness is there but not overpowering. Very flavorful with a crisp, dry finish. Slight bitterness at the end. Great price and readily available in my area. Wonderful beer.

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Photo of Lance_Pearce
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sellen
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Benr96
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tubeman
3.7/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
1.25/5  rDev -70%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of RodJBeerVentures
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EersandBeers
3.87/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of limonpepe
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It maintains a nice flavor profile of hops while asserting malt and esters throughout its course, without too much fizzyness. Well-fitting to the name, first sip is a punch. My taste is more inclined towards an emphasis on the pine and drinkability,so on that front I'd recommend their Cascade Single-hop over this.

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Photo of Slowjamcdub
2.46/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 1.75

One of the worst tasting beer I've ever had a man it is not a good IPAA I just have a very awkward taste

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Photo of jkblr
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moondawggg69
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

a little too dry to drink a bunch of them, but still one of my favorites.

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Photo of vabeerguy
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xiaoxiong623
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of worstdaysofyourfuture
3.42/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Khaack
4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csmrx7
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not as fond of this beer as I would have hoped.

Poor's a dark copper but crystal clear, with a nice off white head. Compared to the norms of hop forward beers this is underwhelming in the aroma department. Piney, with some light citrus and strong malt presence.

Taste is piney resin with a strong caramel malt backbone. With lingering earthy bitterness.

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Photo of Poljazz22
3.84/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbehlar
3.37/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ledouge
3.64/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Curt3
4.6/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nace4
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyber_phoenix
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of abrodsky
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.6% out of 100 with 11,015 ratings
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