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RATINGS: 3572   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.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chrism86 (294) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2010
Pours orange with a small cream head that leaves nice lacing. Nose has heaps of grapefruit. Palate brings the same, some slight confectionary orange from hope & caramel malt before grapefruit & pine take charge. Finishes with med hop bitterness & a touch of malt. Quite similar to the anniversary ale though a bit less astringent, which is a good thing. Great beer!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - DEC 31, 2009
This beer poors a dark gold color with a rapidly diminishing off white head. The aroma is robust with floral hops and pine. Flavor is crisp, good malt backbone and lots of hops to compliments its dry and wonderfully bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SanfordBrewer (1545) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2010 (br-btl gr-lbl, 7.2%)

lct-cpr, med-dense-cm-hd, ^eff, ^co2.

aroma: biscuity-malt ^fresh-piney-leafy-hops.

flavor: crisp piney-hops T1, co2-burn deep-hop-resiny T2, piney-hop resin T3. hops are slightly citrus but mostly pine.

too much co2 and not enough malt backbone for me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ESBob (379) - Indiana, USA - DEC 30, 2009
12 oz. Bottle. Pours an amber/copper hue with ample frothy white head. Hoppy aroma immediately evident. Citrus notes are plentiful in this hop-infused beer. A very good, if not great IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (508) - Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber/orange with a light fluffy off-white head that clings to the glass. Citrus hop, grapefruit, and pine aromas. Malt and citrus flavors with a grapefruit finish. Very nice IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1120) - FINLAND - DEC 28, 2009
Bottle. Amber colour with a lasting medium-sized white head. Hoppy aroma with notes of pine, citrus and malt. The flavour is quite hoppy with grapefruit and pine also slightly sweet, malty and bitter. Medium-bodied, aftertaste is long, bitter and dry. Good brew

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rickgordon (3870) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2009
Bottled. Clear amber colour, with not the biggest of heads(poured cold). Loads of grapefruit, sweet orange and mandarine in aroma. Superb balance of hops and malt here. Solid malt base, with pronounced hop flavour from first sip to finish, with notes of sweet malt and oranges, with wood and pine in the end. The bitterness grows on you, and lingers long after. Not as brutal hop-kick like Celebration and probably more malty. Wonderful beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kahrboy (2) - Alabama, USA - DEC 27, 2009 does not count
While buying craft beers as gifts, saw it and bought for myself. Now, my choice in IPA, if i can find it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - DEC 27, 2009
Bottle 0,355 l. Clear amber, whitish head. Nose is beautifully hopped, citric and floral with some forest dropped in and even herbs. Flavor is crisply hopped, fresh and somewhat bitter without much sweetness to balance. Which is actually a good thing. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hatchattack (255) - Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2009
Bottle. poured with a light, fluffy head. when smelling the brew you get hit with a great rush of hops. The beer starts off very bold with the hops flavor and is completed with a dry finish. great brew


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