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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
11,060 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

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

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

A. Easy poor, little head dissipates to lacey ring around the glass. Carbonation is a light stream of bubbles like champagne. Color is dark orange not quite amber in color.
S. Hoppy, pine, fruit, sweet, alcohol.
T. Grapefruit, hops, pine, little yeast. Alcohol is evident.
M. Dry and gritty.
O. This beer is pretty good and the after taste of pine stays with you for a while.

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Fantastic beer. Bitter and hoppy without being to extreme. A very good beer to sip.

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Taste: Really Really hoppy!
Finish: bitter finish..

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Bottled on 02.13.14.
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a beer can glass on 06.05.14.

A: See through red/amber body. 1 finger head.

S: Flower, citrus. Sweet smelling.

T: Flower, citrus, and malt dominate. Pine is subtle.

O: This is a balanced IPA. I don't care for IPAs with a large malt presence, though. Maybe the hops died a little because of the age, but this one was only ok for me.

Rating: C

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,060 ratings
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