Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPASierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
11,027 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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Ratings: 11,027 |  Reviews: 2,945
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.96/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Best IPA I've had introduced to me.

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4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours a dark orange almost brown with a thick white head.

smells like pine hops, not overly aromatic. smells good but does not have a pungent aroma.

tastes like pine, has a full taste. there is a sweetness to this as well. very tasty, not overly bitter but has a nice bite.

goes down smooth, leaves a pine aftertaste. full bodied beer.

this is a very good ipa, especially at $8.99 a 6 pack that is easily available. hop hunter is great too but very different than this (i think i prefer hop hunter, tbh). a very piney IPA, not a bad or good thing just an observation. the hops are not overly strong and it is not overly bitter. a well made full-bodied piney IPA

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.63/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.6/5  rDev -13.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep amber color, clean. Off-white foam, one finger.
In the smell strong hoppy notes, grassy, citrussy and resinous. A well balanced mix, elegant.
Again in the mouth, where the maltiness is more present, it remains well balanced and easily drinkable.
In the aftertaste, the peristence of resinous and citric notes is quite long, even if not too intense.
Beer to drink and drink again.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,027 ratings
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