Hoptinite | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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50 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This deconstructed version of our classic Torpedo Extra IPA has rich notes of tropical and citrus fruits, along with a savory, earthy balance.

Added by scottfrie on 12-30-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
12.73%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BMart
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stillyman11
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevin72
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edhizdeid
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerOps
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSupremeAJ
4.36/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sahd-1
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of razorsdescent
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nage37
5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zonker17
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Absolut
3.42/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured on tap 8-9-15 at the Blue Palms Anniversary Party

a solid beer, but I was expecting more.

taste was more malty than usual from SN. a bit of citrus and bitterness came through, but much more mild than expected.

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Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of conoraugustine
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Highland Park Brewery in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear golden-orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thick patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, dirt, and earthy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, citrus zest, and earthy hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop and earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a solid mix of citrus and earthy hops all around.

Serving type: on tap.

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Photo of crazycatcouple
4.75/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is torpedo but refreshed. big tropical hops, waffery cracker malt. where's your stone ipa(s) now?

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Photo of Cramerican
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodlavers
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.49/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a deep gold with a smallish head(could be poorly curated glassware, I had it at bar that is not renown for its craft program). On the nose I get tropical fruits, pine, and a slightly ashy, smokey hint that is very alluring. There is also a rather dank quality to the nose that comes through as it warms up. The flavor is pine and dank first, with an odd hint of bubblegum in the background. I would almost believe there is Belgian yeast in the mix, but the flavor is not strong enough for that. The mouthfeel is thick and coating, but never syrupy or unctuous. Really awesome new offering from Sierra Nevada. I would definitely go for it again.

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Hoptinite from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.77 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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