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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

4,462 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,462
Reviews: 1,046
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 68
Gots: 322 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle purchased at Jim’s Homebrew in Spokane for $1.54. Label art is sort of a cross between vintage breweriana and Children of the Corn.

Pours a dark shade of amber, taking on a more orangey hue when held up to light. Big, fluffy off-white head tht took it’s time dropping, leaving lots of lace on the sides of my glass.

Hoppy, and yet surprisingly malty in the nose. I suppose that’s the rye malt making its presence felt.

The flavor of piney hops is perfectly matched by the rye malt’s sweet yet spicy, bready taste. In fact the hops are so closely matched by the malts, this could almost be considered a pale ale by my taste buds, were it not for the richness of the flavor.

Medium bodied, with a resiny yet slightly prickly mouthfeel.

A very drinkable beer, and one I wish I had more of right now. Tastiest beer I’ve drank all week

woemad, May 27, 2012
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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.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,462 ratings.