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RATINGS: 3469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SODAK14 (354) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Did not like this one all all. Way too hoppy/herbal for my tastes...I had to pour the last of it down my kitchen drain.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
carlorox (19) - siena, ITALY - OCT 23, 2016
Una delle mie preferite e vedo che anche nella classifica stilata dai produttori americani è ben considerata, assieme alle altre di questo brand. Complessa ma equilibrata, note dolci al loro giusto posto, corpo straordinario...cosa si vuole di più? Come si può non apprezzarla per il suo giusto valore? Non è certo una birra tradizionale e scolastica ma chi vuole questo ha tante altre scelte da poter fare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
corkyrory66 (1433) - BELGIUM - OCT 22, 2016
Extra ipa dit le brasseur, pour cette bière de 7,2 % abv et 65 ebu. Il nous parle aussi d’un ensemble "citron, pin, herbe", ok, avec des "cônes entiers de houblon américain", re-ok. Mais on ne croit jamais que ce que l’on boit … Couleur ambre roux, à la clarté nette. Bulles moyennes, éparses, peu nombreuses. Mousse beige, épaisse, stable à 3 mm. Arômes de malt grillé, houblon, écorce de chêne liège, melon, poire. 1ère bouche souple à l’entame malt grillé/grenade, avec une pointe de bourbon. Arrière-bouche à l’amertume un peu "coupante" sur le pin. 2ème à l’ensemble plus homogène, avec une pointe de whisky tourbé. Arrière-bouche moins heureuse, déséquilibrée. 3ème bouche très spéciale, avec une résine forte et une pointe de vieux fût ranci. Arrière-bouche sans vraie ligne directrice. Longueur qui n’offre guère d’amélioration, et en fait assez indéterminée... Jambes fines, mais courtes et collantes. Levure d’une ligne basique. Alcool correct, mais il ne maîtrise rien. Finale vague. CONCLUSION : cette bière me fait effectivement penser à une vieille voiture "torpédo", mais j’aime beaucoup mieux ma voiture moderne "turbo" ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gehbe (268) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - OCT 20, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2016 Clear light amber with a nice white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, gooseberries, resin, herbs. Medium bitter taste, not too sweet. Smooth sioky texture. Love the smoothness!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
titanek (211) - POLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Piana wybitna, duża czapa, która długo się utrzymuje. W smaku mocna słodowe,karmelowe, landrynkowe, cierpka mocna goryczka, ziołowo trawiasta. W zapachu tez słodko w tle nuty cytrusowe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (1081) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2016 Flaska systembolaget. Mörkorange kulör. Mycket humlefrisk doft. Citrus och barr. Grape och lite druva. Liknade i smak. Kraftigt beska

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle taken to a party. Always a go to beer. Even when I am done with IPAs (such as now) I can always appreciate this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Godfather50 (197) - SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Bottle N Florida Keys. Sticky sweet aroma, pros slightly over carbed. Tastes. A simple lid IPA with plenty of ABV. Nice bready feel to the malt. Sweet to taste and ten a nice bitterness. But wait a minute the bitterness keeps coming. Leaves a bit of a dead pan finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (791) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 9, 2016
Pours orange with medium white head. Aroma is herbs, some sweetness, grass, mango, tropical fruits. Taste is fruity, some sweetness, bitter, hops, grass, mango, some citrus, sweet tropical fruits. Aftertaste is bitter and last long. Very nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maracuja05 (743) - Mainz, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2016
[backlog] 25-09-15 // bottle at Spieglau Masterclass Tastin at Craft Frankfurt. Pours an amber golden colour. Hoppy nose. Malty body. Then citrus and pine hops. Some tropical fruit. Medium bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bomberheucki (30) - - OCT 2, 2016
Pours nicely, smells of multi-fruit juice. The hop is really distinct in the beer. The taste is fairly bitter but still fruity with grapefruit and maracuja notes! The carbon level is again perfect. Sierra Nevada does a good job here! Bottle design could be thought through though!

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