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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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. Purchased at Wakefield Liquors in Wakefield, RI.

A- Molasses in color, slightly hazy body with a 2" head and high retention that reduces to a sticky white lacing. Inviting.

S- Citrus, pine, floral notes. Refreshing to smell.

T- Bitter hoppiness, citrusy, and floral. Standard IPA flavor in my opinion.

M- Medium carbonation, medium body. Crisp

Overall, a tasty, well rounded IPA. Must try for any hop-head.

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4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Amber in color that is slightly hazy. It poured out with two fingers of off-white head. Nice, sticky lacing.

S: Piney, citrusy, floral.

T: Similar to the nose. Just a hint of pineapple. Nice, crisp, bitter hops. Just enough malt to balance the bitterness but not making it sickly sweet.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. Good as a session beer.

O: This is an amazing beer for the price point. In my area, it is about $1 per 12 oz. bottle. The other competitors in that price range are Harpoon IPA and RedHook Longhammer IPA and this blows them out of the water. This is truly a steal as it is a big tasting IPA that is better than most of the beers that are double the price.

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

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 10,911 ratings.
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