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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
BA SCORE
4.15/5
Exceptional
11,059 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#1,436
Reviews:
2,952
Ratings:
11,059
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
369
Gots:
3,220
Trade:
6
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Golden orange color, two finger head, medium lacing.
S - Very earthy, floral and herbal hops, spices, lots of pine, malts
T - You get the bitterness right off the bat, some of the spice and more earthy flavors, definitely has a strong malt backbone as well, but there's plenty of hop punch to go around.
M - Moderate, a fuller feeling IPA, with the IBU's tingling the mouth.
O - As much as I do like most SN brews, I really never could love this beer, its a decent IPA, nothing worth calling "extra" about though. For a run of the mill IPA, there's better out there, but its by no means bad.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice orange amber color with a big fluffy two finger off white head. Great retention and lacing. Aroma was floral and fruity, with some nice tropical notes and a nice hint of sweet biscuit in the background. The flavor had a lot of grapefruit and piney bitterness up front and a nice sweet malt backbone, very well balanced. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with nice carbonation. This beer is just solid in every way- including the price and availability. One of my standards, always either in the kegerator or a twelve in the fridge.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,059 ratings
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