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RATINGS: 2871   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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.


Kurtos' rating

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kurtos (95) - Sydney, - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle.Pours a brilliant Golden-Red colour, detecting aroma’s mainly of grapefruit. Has a nice Hoppy flavour detecting mainly grapefruit flavours and also some pine flavours Followed by some some nice bready malt flavours that balance it perfectly. finished with a brilliant bitter grapefruit flavour. This is beer is so full of flavour and bitterness yet so easy to drink.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jwiskel (1) - Oakland, California, USA - JUL 30, 2014 does not count
This one is a classic. As far as widely distributed extra IPAs go, torpedo is a top notch brew, to be sure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead15 (1) - - JUL 30, 2014 does not count
Copper in color with thick white head that leaves nice lacing on the glass aromas of pine grapefruit and caramel hoppy flavor that is not overwhelming and perfectly balanced with a hint of sweetness and citrus an all around great ipa from a great brewery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Supertrev (48) - CHINA - JUL 29, 2014
This beer has a nice hop aroma but doesn't overpower. The beer is slightly cloudy with a nice head which clings to the outside of the glass. This beer tastes amazing it's bitter and sweet at the same time and leaves your pallet ready for more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (740) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper orange with a thick, foamy, amber head . Aromas of pine, grapefruit, orange, and caramel. Flavor is bitter pine, grapefruit, light orange, caramel and light bread notes. Medium bodied, smooth with a slightly dry and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1262) - Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2014
From bottle. Deep amber golden color. Aroma is caramel, pine, and tropical citrus. Taste is sweet orange, guava, grapefruit, pine, caramel. Quite hop assertive, but the caramel malt really balances the bitterness well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (604) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle - pours bright amber with thick off white head. Nose of hops, pine, malt. Taste is a hop bomb balanced with syrupy malt. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (72) - Maryland, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark gold with a huge long lasting foam head. Very mild hops that slightly builds with most of the hop flavor in your month long after swallowing. A deep breath in through the nose brings more hops. Very powerful and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlantCityJax (21) - Plant City, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Crisp hoppy IPA. Not excessively hoppy but it's definitely a hoppy beer. __________ -via BBapp

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mintzmeet (187) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Dark honey color. Nice nectar thickness. Hoppy. Tastes somewhat alpine.nice complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (109) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle to English pint. Pours deep amber, decent head, moderate lacing. Aroma is earthy floral and slight citrus. Taste is well balanced between sweet malts and hop bitterness. Medium body, light carbonation, resin mouth feel. Finishes moderately bitter with notes of with notes of apricot, mango and biscuit. Driest in the end. Very good IPA.


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