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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

4,312 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,312
Reviews: 1,037
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 62
Gots: 261 | 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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Shooter1960

Florida

3.05/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

Poured a deep copper with 2-3 fingers of head. Good lacing on the glass.

Nothing particularly distinct about the smell.

I expected a stronger flavor but it was a mild IPA. Would be good for a hot summer day but a little light for this time of year and really does not give you the IBU fix for an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 02:31:40 | More by Shooter1960
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laituegonflable

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4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
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Pours a burnished copper colour, quite clear appearance. Head is off-white, nice and bubbly but sunk to a whispy cloud. Lacing is sticky and lovely. Looks good.

Smells fresh and hoppy, with lots of citric character, pine and a nice spicy rye hint. Touch of walnut and dark rye bread. Bit subdued though, it doesn't burst with aroma like I'd anticipated.

Taste is big and hoppy upfront: fresh and floral with hints of peach and citrus. Big spicy notes on the late-mid with pepper, allspice and some pine resin that gives quite a big bitterness. Nice balance though, with enough freshness from the hops to lighten it up and avoid the doldrums where it may otherwise have ended. Nice rye flavours, nice IPA flavours, lovely blend really.

Smooth mouthfeel, swills around pretty decently with a bit of texture, but otherwise goes down very nicely. I'm enjoying that.

Very nice rye IPA; noticeable flavours but nice balance. Big, but sophisticated.

Serving type: bottle

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,312 ratings.