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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 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A yellow-orange beer with a short and quickly disappearing white head. Soft carbonation.

Aroma is mostly herbal, mild citrus and soft malt. It has some faint notes of diesel that thankfully disappear after a few swirls.

The flavor is pine, herbal, earthy, mild tropical from Citra and soft malt. The bitterness is low-medium for an IPA with a short sustain.

Overall, this is a decent IPA and a good value. The ABV is well hidden. The bitterness is not extreme or too soft. There is nothing really objectionable here, but I can't say great things about it.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,041 ratings
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