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Old 01-31-2009, 07:45 PM   #1
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Default Sierra Nevada Torpedo...?

Anyone try this brew yet...and if so how is it?

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Old 01-31-2009, 07:54 PM   #2
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its good, they call it topedo because they pass the beer through a "hop torpedo" with high pressure

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Old 01-31-2009, 09:29 PM   #3
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Yeah, i just saw this at my local beer shop. I passed on it for the Terrapin Dos Cocoas...

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Old 02-01-2009, 03:04 PM   #4
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Personally I think it's outstanding, and I'm apparently not alone in this as two of the three local beer stores were completely out of it last night.

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Old 02-01-2009, 03:16 PM   #5
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I like it, but it surprisingly has a pretty small amount of hop aroma. However, there is a nice hop flavor and good hop bite to it. Finishes nice and dry with a good amount of bitterness to cleanse the palette. Head retention is not so good, reducing down to a 1/4" layer of bubbles after the first few drinks. Overall a great IPA, but not the best I've had.

I'd give this one 87/100. Great and tasty but not fantastic.

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Old 02-06-2009, 04:29 PM   #6
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Torpedo was not what I expected, however, that is not a bad thing.

What came from the bottle was a balanced brew rather than an overwhelming hops explosion.

A very tasty beer that is quite drinkable.

In the past I would steer clear of SN products.
But the recent offerings have changed how I feel about them.

Try this if you can find it. You'll probably enjoy it.

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Old 02-06-2009, 04:56 PM   #7
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i really liked it, i went to the store looking for it, and at least at the place i went to it was almost a $1 cheaper then the other normal SN products. i assume because it was new, i ended up buying two six packs and i'd buy it again in a heart beat

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Old 02-06-2009, 05:47 PM   #8
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I will try it as I actually like Sierra Nevada. They are a great company, very good brews and they know how to use hops the right way. Sorry, just because a company expands and does well in my opinion I am not going to stop buying there beer because they are commercialized now. Unlike some here who wont drink a beer on the shelves unless its a no name so they can feel like they are the different beer drinker.

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Old 02-06-2009, 08:30 PM   #9
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Just picked up a 6er of it today. I don't think I'll get to one until tomorrow. So it is available in Mass.

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Sooooo good.

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