Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

22 ounce bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a somewhat hazy copper color with a 2 finger head and decent lacing.

S: Light citrus hops, some malts, and slightly bready. Not as much fragrance as I hoped for.

T: More grassy than hoppy along with some malts. Bitter.

M: Medium bodied with good carbonation.

O: I have to say I wasn't impressed. I had a bottle a few nights ago, and thought my taste buds must have been messed up. Picked up another bottle yesterday and I'm still not feeling it. I expected much more considering the way they advertise the beer. It's cheap and not terrible, but not nearly as hoppy as I thought it would be. This was a let down...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Torpedo Extra IPA Ale--2009 12 oz. Bottle. 7.20% ABV. 70 IBU’s. (4.75 / 5.0) No sediment. Rich rocky big lacy dense off white head. Clear thin bright pretty amber gold color. Huge floral citrus pine grapefruit herbal earthy hop front. Sweet pine resinous crisp caramel base intoxicating hop body. Clean dry balanced hop spice end. WOW Hop! Sampled 1/27/2009. 6-Pack $8.49. Torpedo Extra IPA Ale--2010 24 oz. Bottle. 7.20% ABV. 65 IBU’s. (4.5 / 5.0) Lacy thin white head. Clear pretty bright amber color. Sweet hop floral front. Mellow sweet smooth soft hop pine resin infused caramel citrus body with light fruit sweetbread background. Crisp clean smooth hop spice delicately balanced end. Refreshing! Sampled 5/23/2010. 2 @ $2.79 Each.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89.6% out of 100 with 11,015 ratings
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