Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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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
Ratings:
10,959
Reviews:
2,931
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
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359
Gots:
3,134
For Trade:
6
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Poco Grande glass. Bottled May 16, so it's around 2 months old, although I bought the case and have been drinking it since the middle of June!

Forms a nice fluffy white head with small tight bubbles and some large one's too. Leaves beautiful lacing all over the glass. Bright clear golden color in the body. Nice stream of bubbles constantly rising up from the bottom.

Aromas are HUGE! Pine and citrus - grapefruit, orange peel, pineapple and spruce.

First taste is a bitter pine and grapefruit! The smell = the taste. The hops really come out and there is a nice sweetness from the malts on the end. A great IPA flavor profile. A smooth drinker, just the right of carbonation for me and is a very refreshing IPA.

Overall this is a world class IPA and a go to beer when found fresh. Always available in my area and should always be in the fridge. Such a delicious beer that it's tough to have just one. A very decent representation of a west coast style IPA. Haven't had it? What are you waiting for?

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 10,959 ratings.
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