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RATINGS: 3417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   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.


BierFiend's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BierFiend (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Pours amber with an off white head. Smells of hops and citrus. Taste is full of large quantities of hops, which I love. Has a smooth and lasting taste that sits on the tongue nicely with light carbonation. Fantastic beer.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PintjeFritz (99) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2016
Typical Sierra Nevada bottle but no information about the malts, hops and drinktemperature in detail. A cloudy amber beer with a nice cream-colored head, smell is light Belgian yeast, light malty, body is medium, soft carbonation, texture oily, finish long, bitterness is dominated, (I have 0.355l bottle with batch 03916 A1P 02:52 and PKGD 02/17/16 1017) I don’t feel the fruits and so I will try again this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
portwood (95) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: tobacco, malty, caramel, pine resin. Taste: bitter citrus, light carbonation, zesty. Finish: grapefruit rind, very dry, dominant bitterness. (bottled 01/06/16, tasted 04/12/16)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bikbo (89) - - JUN 22, 2016
Color miel, espuma abudante y persistente. Aroma a cítrico, dulce y a pino. Sabor ligeramente dulce, lúpulo persistente, toques a pino y final amargo. Muy equilibrada, cuerpo medio.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wojo21 (148) - Pelplin, POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Piwo pite przed założeniem konta na RB, z tego co pamiętam bardzo dobra IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kiezmar (235) - POLAND - JUN 20, 2016
Beautiful appearance. Aroma. Resin, sweet fruit, caramel. Taste: caramel, sweet, herbal bitterness. Properly intense. Quite full-bodied. Bit too oxidized, too much alcohol in the aftertaste. Fresh must be much better

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MidDayBeer (2) - - JUN 20, 2016 does not count
Just doesn't make it to Europe very fresh. I've had this beer stateside and it tasted much better. I hope they build a Sierra Nevada outlet in Europe sometime soon.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jase3812 (17) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2016
Carmel flavours run through this big piney west coast style IPA. The heavy flavours mesh well and sit quite smooth on the palate. Absolute cracker of a beer. One of my favourite IPAs from one of my favourite breweries that started me on the quest to craft beer. 

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (270) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Gold color with big white head. Aroma and taste are hops, caramel, some fruit. Medium sweet and bitter. I thought this was pretty good but didn’t live up to the huge hype for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (1093) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2016

0.355 bottle.
Clear, light brown color and a huge, perfectly white head. Aroma of pale malts, citruses, a hint of yeasts, coniferous trees, and dough. Taste is a combination of hoppy, fruity, piney flavors and softer, malty and yeasty tones - mostly bitter but with significant exceptions. A medium body, an oily texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long, even short for an IPA, generally follows the taste. Overall not bad, a great advantage of this IPA is that it does not have this tremendously long, astringent, hoppy aftertaste which is so typical for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
popiela (449) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 10, 2016
Butelka 355ml, a z niej bardzo przyjemny chmielowy aromat. Bia?e owoce, cytrusy, cytryna i ?ywica. Kolor jasnobursztynowy, obfita, pozostaj?ca piana, ?adnie zdobi szk?o. Delikatnie opalizuj?ce. Ze szk?a aromat równie? chmielowy, ale znacznie lepiej wyczuwalna s?odowa, karmelowa podbudowa i delikatny alkohol. W smaku s?odowe, z nut? chmielow?. Wyra?ny alkohol i wysoka goryczka, po cz??ci alkoholowa.


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