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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (339) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Poured into flute glass from bottle a golden color with plenty of co2 and a nice pure white head. Head thins and a curtain of lace on glass. Aroma is grainy, cracker like with a floral note. Taste starts grainy, hay, grass and fades to grain and lemon. Bitterness picks up in finish. A nice bitey pilsner.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewMstr (119) - 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 (677) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Looks fairly good. Good and hoppy for a pilsner. Really liking the beer camp offerings.

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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (630) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Poured from bottle into glass. Pours a pale gold with 2 finger white head. Aroma - some mild tropical fruit hops, touch of citrus, little biscuit. Taste - lots of tropical fruit and citrus on palate, some biscuit. Really nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1767) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Yellow pour with a white head. Aroma is malty, floral hops. Taste is a malty base with a crisp finish. Floral hops. Little fruity, more floral. So-so lacing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4980) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (589) - - MAR 12, 2015
One of the best pilsners I’ve ever had, but I’m a sucker for NZ hops. Pale gold pour. Generous carbonation and nice white head. Definite green grass, citrus and floral on the nose and palate. Super crisp and clean. Nicely bitter int he finish. Quite delightful. Especially impressive that it is this good after this many months in storage.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2015
[Tap] Bright golden color with a large amount of white foam on top. Sweet grassy and floral hops in the aroma. Crackers, flowers, light perfume, grains and hay in the flavor. Lively carbonation. Dry and moderately bitter finish. Tasting notes from 7/2014.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5332) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (4438) - Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Poured a clear golden yellow color with aromas of grassy hops, malt and some light corn. Flavors were grassy hops, and clean malt, light and refreshing, I could drink a lot of these in one sitting.


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