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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA

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87
very good

4,301 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,301
Reviews: 1,036
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 62
Gots: 255 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. stubby brown bottle. No freshness date.
Served in a 50cl Ittala mug.
It pours an orange-hued amber color with a solid 2" off-white head and some patchy and trailing lace.
The smell is resiny and citrusy hop forward. A smell of rye crackers roll in behind and lasts. A slight smell of tart fruit and alcohol lingers in the distance.
The flavors resemble the aromas. There is a little harsh/edgy dried rye taste which crosses into the hops profile, and as a result leaves a bit of a salty sensation at the top of the tongue. I think I taste a hint of rye whiskey, but maybe it's just the suggestion.
As a touch of honey-like sweetness emerges, it becomes very gulpable. It's best to have another Ruthless Rye ready.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 00:40:02 | More by BeerResearcher
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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,301 ratings.