Sierra Nevada Torpedo
A big American IPA; bold, assertive, and full of flavor highlighting the complex citrus, pine, and herbal character of whole-cone American hops.
Around here, we take hops pretty seriously, which is why we weren’t satisfied with the standard method of dry hopping for our first year-round IPA. We spent years tinkering, tasting, and tweaking ways to get the biggest and best hop flavors and aromas into our beer.
Our persistence has paid off. Our obsession with harnessing huge hop flavor led to the development of what we call the hop torpedo, a revolutionary method of dry-hopping designed, built, and debuted here at the brewery. Our torpedo is a sleek, stainless-steel piece of hardware that delivers more pure hop aroma than any method of dry-hopping we’ve ever seen. Like all our beers, Torpedo Extra IPA uses only the best whole-cone hops possible making this delicious ale worth the wait.
|alcohol content 7.2% by volume||yeast Ale Yeast|
|beginning gravity 17.3 Plato||bittering hops Magnum|
|ending gravity 4.2 Plato||finishing hops Magnum & Crystal|
|bitterness units 65||dry hopping Magnum, Crystal & Citra|
|malts Two-row Pale, & Crystal|