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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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4.15/5
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11,041 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:
#1,431
Reviews:
2,949
Ratings:
11,041
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
3,205
Trade:
6
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from Bottle into pint glass at 40 degrees

Poured with 1 inch foamy head that settled into creamy cap with thick lacing. Color is amber/copper with a light cloudy diffusion of light. Effervescent.

Aroma – nice citrusy hops, with herbal/grassy notes. Light caramel malt and balanced.

Flavor – Balanced herbal bitterness with smooth finish. Lemon grass notes begin midway and pleasantly linger on top of mouth and back of throat. Caramel malt provides a nice sweetness that plays well with hop character.

Mouthfeel – Medium body with carb tingle.

Overall: Well balanced beer with strong hop character. A fine choice that I will revisit with frequency. Substantive enough to pair with beef or pork.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,041 ratings
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