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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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: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle with no freshness date.

A- Creamy two finger, light tan head. Transparent reddish amber with noticeable but not lively carbonation throughout. Good and decent head retention.

S- Herbal, citrus hops with some mild sweet malt aroma.

T- Very hop forward IPA. I taste hops all the way through. The same herbal/citrus notes I was getting in the nose. Bitter and dry finish with some grapefruit in the aftertaste. Malt backbone is subtle and dominated by the hop profile, but it does offer something in the way of balance.

M- Mouthfeel is really where this beer shine for me. It has a full and creamy body for the style, and an appropriate amount of carbonation.

O- Hoppy and satisfying if not a little lacking in complexity. Great for a tasty buzz from a reasonably priced “Extra IPA”. Certainly worth getting again sometime.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,088 ratings
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