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Sierra Nevada / Firestone Walker Beer Camp Torpedo Pilsner

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RATINGS: 411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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2014 Beer Camp Across America Release.

Torpedo Pilsner is a hop-forward take on the crisp classic lager. We and the folks at Firestone Walker share a passion for New Zealand hop varietals, so we loaded our legendary Hop Torpedo with southern hemisphere hops for a fruity, floral twist on the pilsner style.

Just down the road from us in California’s Central Coast wine country, this rock star brewery has earned “Mid-size Brewery of the Year” at the World Beer Cup four times. Like us, Firestone is passionate about hops. Their skill with the ingredient shines in their Pale Series and elsewhere in a long beer lineup driven by a premier brewing team.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (3828) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2015
355ml bottle @laiti’s, thanks. Hazy orange color. Small size, white head, stays. Fruity, citrus, straw and malts in aroma. Grainy, some grassy elements, sweetish taste. Soft plus carbonation. It’s something.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FatPhil (10634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2015
355ml bottle - thanks VastActiv!
Fruity sweet perfumey hop aroma. Pale, brief head. Simple sweet malty body. Flat palate, a bit slick. Pretty dull lager. You can tell it’s made from some of the right ingredients for beer though. But definitely not an example of a crisp style of beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Naka (716) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Grassy straw and hops in both flavor and aroma. Light and refreshing for a hot day.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3859) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle at Laiti’s, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, citrus, grain, hops and malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6230) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2015
2014 mix pack, golden yellow color, nice aroma of bitter honey and floral, grassy hop and bitter flavors, good finish

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5359) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy yellow color with a large creamy-soapy yellow-white head that left decent lacing. The aroma was tart, citric and dryish with almost chalk. The flavor was dry, tart and chalky with lemon, zest and faint perfume. Medium length finish. Light to medium body. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
giladne (2) - - MAY 25, 2015 does not count
one of the best beer canp beer that i drank. good palate and taste. sierra nevada and firestone did a great job

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewMstr (129) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Beer Camp while camping continues, bottle pour. Very clean, hoppy lager from the famous Sierra Nevada hop torpedo. This, in some form, should be year round offering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (737) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Looks fairly good. Good and hoppy for a pilsner. Really liking the beer camp offerings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5159) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2015
Pretty bitter and good drinking for a pilsener. Awesome session beer. Pours hazy white gold with good head and lacing. Light to medium bitter finish. Some citrus. Bottle.


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