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 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Almost the color of wildflower honey. Egg shell colored one finger head that lasts a while and leaves and pretty lacing. Crystal clear and shows plenty of light through the glass.

S - Lots of pine and malts. Piney hops backed up by toffee, a light coffee, and grains.

T - Super mellow (is that a real description?) hop bite. Way too smooth for the amount of pine I'm picking up. Very drinkable, which is what I would expect from Sierra Nevada. Very nice malts to balance out the mild hops. For the price you can't match the ABV and flavor.

M - Heavy IPA that has medium carbonation.

O - Great Extra IPA that delivers ease of drinking and a higher ABV. I think Sierra proves over and over again that they are a large brewery, but still a great one as well.

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 10,939 ratings.
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