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RATINGS: 3415   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.

thebrood1987's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
thebrood1987 (22) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2011
Pungent smells of herbal pine and sweet grapefruits. The taste is crisp, spicy grapefruit hops with an herbal piney bitterness on the back end of the taste. I also get sweet somewhat bready malts in there to balance the pungent grapefruit taste from the hops. It also balances the bitterness. Its very flavorful and you can tell they use the whole cone hops to get that pungent hop flavor. Whole cone hops seem to really improve the flavor and bring the fruitiness well rounded taste out more than pellets. One of my favorite offerings from Sierra Nevada and definitely a go to IPA for me. Its easy to find, not too much money and definitely should satisfy any IPA fan.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wojo21 (145) - Pelplin, POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Piwo pite przed założeniem konta na RB, z tego co pamiętam bardzo dobra IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kiezmar (234) - 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

   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.

   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. 

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestlake (269) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
s00sl (223) - - JUN 8, 2016
One of the best beers I’ve ever drank, great and strong, outstanding aroma, great taste, no flaws.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tommynh (97) - - JUN 4, 2016
Nice IPA taste, nice initial scent with a good IPA taste and not much aftertaste. Very nice IPA and another nice beer from the brewery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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