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RATINGS: 3094   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ctplt777 (251) - - JUL 16, 2014
Super hoppy, tons of pine, tons of citrus. Just an awesomely solid IPA. Sierra Nevada nailed this one. And itís a great price for how good it is. I think the whole cone hop usage is great and this is so drinkable itís insane. A few of these and Iíll be a happy camper! Cheers!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
99smithsamuel (32) - - MAR 27, 2015
355ml bottle from ales by mail. Appearance is a dark golden-copper colour with a large creamy white head. Aroma is malty, yeasty with hints of toffee. A powerfully hopped taste with a well balanced bitterness and alcohol warmth. Very good..

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flipo (2) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
On tap at "na 7. schode", Zilina (Slovakia). Aroma: citrus and hops. Color is very clear, golden to arange. Taste is very good balanced. Sweet and bitter are vely good combined and balanced. Hops are taste of pine and a little citruses fruits. Not much sweet but not much bitter too. . At the end very fine and pleasant hot from alcohol. Body is full and dry. Very good IPA that is made with especially technology and the result is very interesting and good. Much drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bodega95 (47) - - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle at OMA Bistrů. I really like this IPA. Great dark amber color with a nice head and lacing. Nice pine, citrus, hoppy aroma and flavour. Well balanced with a nice refreshing and bitter at the end. I usually buy some of these for my house. Need to try this someday.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marmite420 (6) - - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Can, lacking hop aroma, hint of honey in there good mouthfeel, it tastes itís abv, piney finish, not bad... not as good as itís rating would suggest, maybe I got an old can.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (100) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2015
On tap at "na 7. schode", Zilina. Clear amber/ light orange with medium white head, fair lacing. Aroma of hops, fruity, resin, spruce, some citrus as well, floral. Taste is hoppry bitter, citrusy fresh, with just hint of sweetness. Dry, medium body, soft carbonation. Very well balanced, fresh IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VeinAle (95) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Dark pour with a moderate carbonation. Biscuit aroma with subtle citrus. Flavor is malt and bitter then a sweet. Very pleasant signature brew from sn.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisFoster (1) - Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2015 does not count
Aroma is a little misleading. Seems a little faint and lackadaisical given the stellar reputation for a widely available bottle brew, but upon drinking its character shows, especially in complex but easy-to-manage taste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ambro206 (214) - ITALY - MAR 23, 2015
La birra si presenta in un color perfetto ambrato carico con un cappello di abbondante schiuma compatta. Al naso la birra Ť resinosa e pinosa con un tocco di caramello. In bocca si sprigiona una comunione di aromi perfetta con il luppolo in evidenza che non va perÚ mai oltre a quel che dovrebbe. Il corpo Ť pieno, la carbonazione perfetta. Il finale Ť lungo e secco con una sensazione di amaro rotondo in tutta la bocca.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (3215) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle - 350ml. Hazy amber body with a thin off-white foamy head. Lovely, complex hoppy aroma with malty, mango, citrusy, and caramel hints. Its fresh, sharp hoppy taste carries citrusy and herbal notes. Ends with a robust bitter finish. Very good example of American IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (262) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle at Evernote. Pours a nice thick Amber. Aroma is grapefruit and honey. A very drinkable and well balanced IPA from SN.


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