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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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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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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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy copper with a two-finger foamy white head. Heavy sticky lacing.

S - Light amount of citrus (orange and grapefruit) with earthy hops.

T - Lots of citrus, mostly orange peel and grapefruit with a heavy dose of piney hops. There is a light amount of malt balancing things out. Finish is earthy bitter hops.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Very smooth mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - A classic West Coast IPA. Such a consistently good IPA.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.71/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The Torpedo poured a deep golden amber with a full and fluffy head. The aroma was full of citrusy dank and herbal hops. The flavor is almost straight up juicy grapefruit with a piney hop on the back end that coats your palate with a dense bitterness. The citrus grapefruit hops pulled me in and the thick chewy body makes the torpedo a satisfying brew.

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3.3/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Beer was tasty, a bit skunky in flavor, but overall enjoyable. Was wishing for more depth in flavor... I wished for more hops or more uniqueness as far as beer goes. I guess mass produced beer has its limits...Sierra Nevada has always been a great seller, I've had customers and friends tell me they prefer regular Sierra Nevada compared to the torpedo...

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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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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