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RATINGS: 3385   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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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hooday (2) - Salisbury, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Wow, is this ever a good beer. Sierra Nevada really knows what they are doing in their tanks. The best American produced IPA I’ve ever had, (and they are the rage right now.) This is truly outstanding beer, and worth the hype. Marvelously complex flavor and taste profile. Excellent mouth-feel and swallow. Finishes clean with dry bitter notes, (very pleasant.) This beer goes right up to the edge but never threatens to go over. TRULY, the best IPA beer available, (and I’ve tried a bunch.) I think I’ll have another right now.


3.8
TrefwoordPunk (1247) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2017
Botlle 33 cl. Pours a clear amber to orange with a small to medium white head and an aroma of citrus hops, sweet malts, pine, toffe and grapefruit.The taste is medium to heavy sweet with a nice lasting hoppy finish.

3.3
kraddel (8302) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2017
Tap at brewdog barcelona. Pours rather unclear amber. Small white head, with a nice lacing. Smell is green, herbal, almost pepery by the hops. Taste is full, piny to the max, bitter, full malted backbone ( caramel maltyness ) finiahes a bit soapy. Not sure if the glasses or the beer is to blame ? Probably will get a re-rate in the future

3.9
jennytroegpa (1) - Millersville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2017 does not count
I enjoyed the nice creamy Rich froth of this IPA, but for me it was a bit bitter. I like a full-bodied, fully flavourful IPA but this hits the back of your throat with a bitterness that doesn’t leave. It’s nice for a one-off but I wouldn’t have more than one in one sitting.

4.5
amikhaylov (52) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 11, 2017
A very well-balanced IPA. Citrus and pine in aroma, hop bitterness and some sweetness in taste. Good west-coast style IPA.

4
muldereric (4) - - AUG 10, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2017 Lekker biertje maar net iets te bloemachtig voor mijn smaak. Prima afrdronk en bitterheid.

3.9
Sircatis (297) - FRANCE - AUG 8, 2017
Achet�e au Cora. Bi�re ambr�e avec une belle mousse. Nez fleurit et houblonn�. Bouche s�che malt�e et houblonn�e. Bonne bi�re.

4
apjardim (13) - - AUG 8, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2017 IPA com pronunciado amargor e sabor intenso. Para mim é uma referência no estilo.

4.3
cervezadrinker (69) - MEXICO - AUG 7, 2017
bottle 355 mL poured in glass, brownish-copper color with thick white head, nice hoppy aroma, mild astringency on sip but ok, hoppy flavor: citrus, mildly grassy and some pine, fairly bitter that lingers a bit. very nice brew, bottle says 65 ibus... i’d say its higher than that.

3.9
Bacchus66 (521) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 4, 2017
12oz bottle @ home. Lightly hazed orange pour with a sticky off white head. Pine, grapefruit nose. Lots of hops character in the flavor as well, with grapefruit, orange, lemon, caramel malt, resin. Nice lingering bitter finish, but balanced nicely to avoid being just a hops show. Really good stuff this.

3.7
thejackpacker (477) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2017
Bottle from Beer Hawk. This beer is absolutely seduction in a glass. Dark golden colour. The smell is nice, hoppy. The taste is strong and deep, very fulfilling. Pine, old hops, creamy malts. I’m not enamoured but decent indeed. Nb: one month out of date (alcohol coming through quote bluntly and carbonation a little strong).


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