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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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a great tasting IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped: 08913-C-21115-S. Sampled on August 3, 2013.

This pours a handsome looking medium amber with great clarity and a full off-white head that lingers for awhile and leaves lacing as it dissolves.

The nose is a hop feast with a great floral and piney ester that makes me realize thism is a high quality IPA. Dimmer biscuit malts on the backside.

The body is bold and decent with a nice smooth texture.

The taste has the briefest flirtation with biscuit and grainy malts but then the hops pour in from the backside and take over everything leaving a solid hop bitterness at the finish. This is one American IPA that other brewers strive to emulate.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Single bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo, enjoyed on IPA Day.

Poured into a nonic. Deep amber-caramel in colour, with a half inch of sticky head which leaves some lovely icicles of lace. Great retention on this - quality looking brew.

Nose is citrus (orange and grapefruit), pine, earthy hops, a herbal quality and lots of malt.

Tasty IPA that offers some different flavors to explore. There is a bitter earthy grain to the finish, a sweet citrussy opening, and lots of herbal hoppage in the middle. Generously hopped, to say the least.

Medium bodied, nice assertive carbonation, a bit sticky.

Great IPA, this. Probably my favorite every day Sierra Nevada brew. Big hopped IPA with lots going for it.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,093 ratings
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