Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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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: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. - Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

I tend to be skeptical about the major craft brews that are available all over, but this brew set me straight. This is one of my "bucket list brews" and it is a great addition to the beers I have had.

Look - Pours hazy amber/copper with a full, foamy head. Great lacing. Minimal carbonation.

Smell - Floral, pine, and citrus hops with malt underneath. Good all around blend. Nothing stands out but high quality nonetheless.

Taste - Mirrors the smell. Each sip picks up a different hop among floral, pine, citrus, and resin flavors, all over a snappy carbonated bite with malt riding underneath. Torpedo is right!

Mouthfeel - Hops rest nicely while the malts fade, not too sticky. Good drinkability.

Overall - Phenomenal brew by Sierra Nevada, I enjoyed the blending and feel on this one. Two thumbs up, would recommend.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 10,981 ratings.
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