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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,988 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 3988
Reviews: 1026
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%


Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011)
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busterthecat

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a 6er for $9.99 a week or so ago. Poured the last 12 oz bottle into a SA perfect pint glass. Enjoyed this beer, so time to give it a review.

A- Pours a dull copper hue from bottle that sits a clear dark amber in the glass. A nice big foamy off-white head forms and sticks around nicely for a while. Big chunky lacing.

S- Grapefruit, pine, smooth spicy caramel malt, a hint of lemon zest. Really nice nose for a rye IPA. Medium strength for a beer of this size and style.

T- Hops have faded a bit from when I first drank the other bottles fresh, but still there. There is a good balance of hops and caramel malt and rye on the palate. Bitterness is mild but cuts through.

M- Medium bodied for an IPA. The bitterness is mild but strong on the palate. The rye has a certain quality that adds depth to the malt feel of the beer. Stays wet for a while before slowly drying.

O- A solid Rye IPA. Def worth a try and a 6 pack is very affordable. Another solid offering by SN.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 00:52:43 | More by busterthecat
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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,988 ratings.