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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

4,380 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,380
Reviews: 1,043
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 66
Gots: 290 | 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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1/5  rDev -74.3%

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1/5  rDev -74.3%

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1/5  rDev -74.3%

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California

1/5  rDev -74.3%

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1/5  rDev -74.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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Nova Scotia (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%

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dcloeren

Texas

1.63/5  rDev -58.1%

Poured a deep crisp copper color with 1.5 fingers of soapy off white head.

The nose on this beer is almost repulsive. Every time I go to sniff it, I have to ask myself, "why am I doing this?" Metallic scents with a touch of rye spice. Awful.

Metal spoon taste with a little bit of spice added on top.

Thin and watery.

Overall, this was a severely disappointing beer. Thin, bad smell, bad taste just a poor excuse of a beer. I'm assuming most of the reviews are inflated due to it being an Sierra Nevada beer... Ruthless Rye, meet my drain.

02-16-2012 20:06:06 | More by dcloeren
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California

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Texas

1.8/5  rDev -53.7%

12oz bottle into a snifter

A: Pours a clear dark red with a big light tan head that fades to a layering and leaves some lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is pretty awful. I get mostly metallic and chemical smells with a bit of rye in there as well. No hop aromas whatsoever. Doesn't smell like beer at all and probably one of the worst I've ever smelled.

T: The taste is very similar to the nose. It tastes like nail polish with some rye and a bit of hops. The rye gives it a spicy flavor and the hops add a bit of earthiness on the finish.

M: The feel is on the lighter side of medium with a bit of creaminess from the carbonation.

O: This was a drain pour. The aromas and flavors are weird and the aftertaste keeps the nastiness going. I'd say this is a fail.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,380 ratings.