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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

4,270 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,270
Reviews: 1,035
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 62
Gots: 248 | 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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mdcrouser

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3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It looks like a red, glowing of orange with hints of gold toward the edges, but much darker toward the shadows. A cap of off-white head is a new cap for this beer - also provides new sides to the glass, like thick streamers the whole way down.

A bit of citrus to lead the nose deeper into the glass. Not near as strong as I'd assume.

Like daggers shooting to the back of the mouth, it leads with a big floral, grassy, spicy bomb. That's immediately followed by a strong brewed tea-like grasp on the tongue. Really holds that earthiness - the rye is there, tea drying and bitter to close.

That's a darn good beer - well-balanced hops, this distinctive tea, the spiciness of the rye.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2012 04:27:10 | More by mdcrouser
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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,270 ratings.