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The Original Extra IPA

Torpedo

Our “Hop Torpedo” amplifies big aromas of citrus, pine, and herbal character.

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The Details

It started as a napkin sketch in a pub, an idea for a device that could boost hop aroma without adding more bitterness. We built the sketch, and the “Hop Torpedo” revolutionized dry hopping and inspired Torpedo Extra IPA. It’s an aggressive yet balanced beer featuring the complex citrus, pine, and herbal character of whole-cone hops.

“World-class…one of the best IPAs you can buy.”

– The Full Pint

Malts

Malts

Two-row Pale, Caramelized malts

Hops

Hops

Crystal, Citra, Magnum

Yeast

Yeast

Ale Yeast

Brewing is as much art as science, and all beer specifications and raw materials are subject to change at our brewers' creative discretion.
7.2% Alcohol by Volume
65 Bitterness Units
16.7° Original Gravity
3.7° Finishing Gravity
237 Calories
18.6g Carbohydrates
2.7g Proteins
How It Works

The Hop Torpedo

Dry hopping is a way to give beer more flavor and aroma, not more bitterness. A traditional method is filling nylon sacks with hops and suspending them in fermentation tanks. But sometimes we’d remove those sacks—even weeks later—and they’d be dry in the middle! With the Hop Torpedo, we maximize every hop. Beer circulates out of a fermenter, flows through the column of hops, and back into the tank. By adjusting the time, temperature and speed of circulation, we can control the aromas and flavors in a finished beer.

I call this little green setup: Thunderbird 2

Have only cracked the fuel tanks so far.
batchbrewingcompany Take a fucking bow! The West Coast IPA is exceptional. A long time waiting for you guys to develop an IPA, but worth the wait!

cbco_ I ride or die with your 💛IPA, but this #HazyIPA is something else.

Now sierranevada and phoenixbeers let’s see how the #TorpedoIPA goes.....

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Torpedo - Extra IPA 7.2 % Alc. Vol. by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (USA).

La Cervecera Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. es una cervecera artesanal estadounidense mundialmente famosa, que usa técnicas tradicionales y tiene su sede en California. La Torpedo es una cerveza ambarina, de tipo India Pale Ale, con una lupulización sabrosa y mucho cuerpo.

En el vaso, la Torpedo presenta un color ambarino bastante claro y una espuma muy concentrada.

Los aromas que se desprenden de la Sierra Nevada son afrutados, cítricos y caramelizados.

En boca, percibimos una cerveza perfectamente lupulizada, con un pronunciado amargor. Los sabores afrutados a cítricos, con una pizca de caramelo, proporcionan un excelente equilibrio a esta cerveza.

¡Un excelente ejemplo de American IPA!

“World-class…one of the best IPAs you can buy.”
– The Full Pint

Brewing is as much art as science, and all beer specifications and raw materials are subject to change at our brewers' creative discretion.

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🍺 Sierra Nevada « Torpedo Extra IPA »

🇺🇸 Chico, Californie

🐊 Aaaah... sierranevada ! Ça finit par se voir, non ?
En même temps, est-ce vraiment de ma faute s’ils ne font que des bonnes bières ? Et peut-on leur en vouloir pour ça ?
Non et non !
C’est avec grand plaisir que j’attaque cette « Torpedo Extra IPA ». Avec un nom pareil, c’est sûr ça va envoyer du bois.
La robe est ambrée, la mousse blanche et tenace.
Je découvre une bière évolutive : chaque gorgée est une surprise.
Ça commence par une attaque amère d’agrume sur le bout de la langue. Au fur et à mesure, celle-ci se déplace sur les côtés puis dans le fond, tout en délivrant des saveurs de pins (ça envoie du bois... tu l’as ? Hmmm... bon d’accord j’arrête).
L’ensemble est porté par le malt au goût de caramel
Un véritable numéro de funambule tant cette bière est équilibrée entre la douceur du malt d’un côté et l’amertume du houblon de l’autre.
Clairement, à ce jour, c’est ce que j’ai goûté de plus caractéristique en matière de West Coast IPA.

🛍 Saveur Bière

#SierraNevada #TorpedoExtraIPA #IPA #Hoppygator
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Per la legge italiana non potrebbe essere classificata come birra artigianale ma siamo in USA baby! Una Extra IPA con i suoi luppoli in dry hopping che si fanno rispettare spargendo il loro carattere floreale dal naso alla bocca.
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Sierra Nevada makes some fantastic IPA’s! sierranevada #sierranevadabeer #torpedoipa #ipa #craftbeer ...

Sierra nevada- Extra IPA
ABV:7.2%
Tarde o temprano nos teníamos que conocer...
El equilibrio perfecto entre lúpulos cítricos, a pino y frutos tropicales.
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Ipa perfeita pra começar. #torpedobeer #sierranevada #sierranevadabrewing #ipa #indianpaleale #ipa #indianpaleale
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Happy Labor Day everyone! Happy grilling and sipping 🍺 🍔 tetongravity sierranevada



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Year Round

Sierra Nevada has an assortment of year round beers that you can always enjoy. These are your long lasting favorites as well as newer, popular options. Check out all of the Sierra Nevada year round brews below and buy online or find your closest beer retailer.

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