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RATINGS: 3213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Torpedo is an assertive American IPA deep reddish-gold in color, with a smooth and bready malt presence and over-the-top hop aromas. The beer has a solid bitterness and a massive hop flavor, yet remains easy drinking with a pleasant dry finish.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WVHouseofBeer (939) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2009
Big time aroma of piney hops and citrus. Left a nice lacing and had a perfect orangish color. Good tastes of citrus hops, and it went down very smooth. A very good IPA. LC

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dreambrother (19) - Bemidji, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2009
Pours amber, white head. Nose is high in citrus, hops. Flavor is citrus, hops, pine. Finishes nicely.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allfreej (553) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 12, 2009
Bottled. Tawny, amber pour with a nice off-white head. Floral and citrus nose. Flavor is citrus with a hint of resin. A nicely bitter finish without being astringent. Well balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2092) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 12, 2009
Burnt orange coloured ale, with totally gorgeous creamy thick creme coloured head. Hoppy aroma of course, but not "in your face"softer, like spruce tips. Very spicy hop taste to it, very livelly and carbonated well ( not to muchj. Great hoppy after taste comes back up to say "hello" now and again! Very nice IPA. Not at all balanced!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lowgun1212 (109) - Carlstadt, New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2009
pretty beer. jem like & lots of lace. warm hop nose. soft pine. not bright. Tastes like an IPA but softer. I get maple and strawberry. Bitterness doesnt come on till very late and its not too salty. love the balance. very lively mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemike (2578) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 11, 2009
Good stuff. Has a nice thick head and just reeks of hops and weeds. Smells as fresh of hops as I’ve even smelled. Taste is just full of hops. Smooth and not too carbonated. A wonderful experience. Great job! This has to be one of the better IPA’s I’ve had

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle via trade from BVC. Pours copper with a soapy head. Nose is a bit skunky and resiny, as well as a touch sweet. On taste, it’s pretty aggressive and somewhat astringent, lots of malts in the background, some paper. A bit spicy and skunky on the taste. An awful lot like the normal IPA. Not sure that I care too much for it. It’s okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1415) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Aroma was straight up pine cone. I was hopeful that this would be all about the grapefruit, but it wasn’t quite that way. Amber in color, sweet mouthglazing malt backbone. Sampled at LA Craft Beer Fest.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewski519 (644) - Morrisville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Pours a cloudy orange with lots of white foamy head, lacing and carbonation bubbles. Smell is a very citrusy orange/lemon along with spice and hops. Nice citrus taste and plenty of hops for us hop-heads.... once you get paste the hops you also pick up some caramel, malt as well as some floral and pine to finish it off... lots going on with this beer. Good stuff - couldn’t stop at just one... not that I was trying too hard to.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Bottle pours amber/orange color with off white head. Aroma is grass. Medium bodied. Flavor is more grass, hop spice, and finishes with a dry caramel sweetness. A nice brew from a great American brewery.


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