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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
11,061 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:
#1,435
Reviews:
2,952
Ratings:
11,061
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.46
 
 
Wants:
369
Gots:
3,223
Trade:
6
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,061 |  Reviews: 2,952
Photo of WaterCzar
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of marcobrau
4.34/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Wow! Fantastic pour. Thick, rocky head with lacing. Light tropical aroma. Torpical fruit (lychee, mango, etc.) flavors spring up and fade towards more peppery, bitter hops. Powerfully bitter. Clean malt plays just a supporting role. Exceptionally smooth. A really well made beer.

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Photo of bumchilly25
4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of JeffTheJuice
4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Bobhoya
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of viettran07
3/5  rDev -27.7%

Photo of Icehalo
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of sauvy10
4.7/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a beautiful clean copper. Decent white head but seems to diminish quicker than from the bottle. The taste is amazingly fresh, resinous piney hops with some citrus as well. Torpedo has always bee my go to beer just made better by availability in cans, great to take on the golf course and fishing.

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Photo of facundoCNB
3.8/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a beautiful clear amber pour with 2 fingers of fluffy white head (excellent lacing). smells of honey, pine, grass, flowers, corn. very malty up front with mainly floral hop tastes.. very mellow in taste, i get a bit of a sweet corn taste/smell out of this one. hints of caramel, honey, grass. medium bodied, light carbonation, slight creaminess. this is a very mellow tasting dipa.. i expected a bit more after having hoptimum last week, but i guess there really is no topping that. this is definitely good, but i do wish it were hoppier.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of TheBandit1
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of tbeer40
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 11,061 ratings
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