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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

4,375 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,375
Reviews: 1,042
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 64
Gots: 287 | 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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Ratings: 4,375 | Reviews: 1,042 | Display Reviews Only:
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blandle12

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-19-2012 03:51:08 | More by blandle12
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drsarver

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-02-2014 01:49:27 | More by drsarver
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-05-2012 15:22:24 | More by cfinch2
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Russ376

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-01-2013 16:01:35 | More by Russ376
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-10-2014 01:30:11 | More by BigFatOgre
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Lebby

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-06-2013 05:50:39 | More by Lebby
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-26-2013 19:12:09 | More by hollywood_15063
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Black_ox

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-09-2013 21:52:36 | More by Black_ox
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illini4x4


4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

03-20-2012 01:06:01 | More by illini4x4
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redleaves

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Copper, creamy head, nose of fresh hops grass and horse blanket, unsmoked pot, hay, deliciously unique aroma. Flavor is creamy, peppery, fresh hop, but not too intense. Full malt backbone. Light fruit and caramel, a unique IPA, very delicious, I'll drink quite a few more of these before summer. How this larger craft brewery keeps pounding out these awesome beers is beyond me.

01-13-2012 02:06:05 | More by redleaves
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oilcan01

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

03-24-2014 01:26:32 | More by oilcan01
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kemullen1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

03-08-2012 05:10:22 | More by kemullen1
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Demian

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-09-2014 19:43:42 | More by Demian
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Jammer42

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

09-02-2012 21:41:32 | More by Jammer42
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JohnF51

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

02-12-2013 16:56:30 | More by JohnF51
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-07-2013 03:38:24 | More by BYOFB
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modidia

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-13-2014 05:48:34 | More by modidia
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BlackDogs


4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-22-2012 06:27:12 | More by BlackDogs
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Scarflower

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-18-2014 20:22:57 | More by Scarflower
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SitkaSteve

Alaska

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07-23-2014 12:08:16 | More by SitkaSteve
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-28-2013 20:22:04 | More by ToddGingerich
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gobseulmuhri

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Saw it at the local store and had to have it being that I am a huge fan of their Torpedo IPA.

Poured out of a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. What came out was opaque and dark honey/mahogany in color with a 1/2'' of head that kept retention pretty well.

The nose was a bit muted, but it had the typical IPA scents - peppery spices, fruit, and hops. The taste is what impressed me. The flavors that were muted on the nose came out strong in the mouth. However, it's noticeably mellower than the Torpedo IPA (is it the color?) without losing the signature IPA flavors.

The mouthfeel is medium as a good IPA should be with plenty of carbonation and a dry finish that definitely reminds me of the lightly bitter and pungent flavors of rye bread.

I was a bit skeptical about this one, but I'm glad I got it. Cheers!

03-14-2012 02:43:15 | More by gobseulmuhri
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C20Percent

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

A: Pours a nice copper hue with a healthy head of cream colored head on top. Some amber in both the body and the head. A significant amount of bubble action in the body. Very nice feature. It's kind of wowwing me.

S: That classic West Coast sweet malt aroma with a nice citrus background. Some earthiness to be sure, but that's not up front. Very nice balance all around. Good feature.

T: Not really getting the citrus flavor that was in the aroma. Lots of caramel and toasted malt taste. Some biscuity malt too. Enough earthy hops flavor to keep this from being a malt bomb. I think what makes this better than some other malty IPAs is this taste fresh.

M: Solid medium body with some nice hoppy chewiness. Sweet malt coats the mouth. Solid carbonation. Feel is better than good.

O: I really like this beer. This might be the best Sierra Nevada beer out there. I'm digging it.

04-28-2012 21:07:12 | More by C20Percent
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Florida

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04-15-2013 02:01:56 | More by lostinfla
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,375 ratings.