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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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very good

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Ratings: 4,731
Reviews: 1,074
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 82
Gots: 486 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011

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Pours clear and copper with a half finger head that fell off to to a thin skin on top. Some lacing. Nose is mellow but distinct with rye and while the malt is light on the nose they seem to be put together well. Some floral hops come up lightly like straw. As it warmed there was a little honey quality to the hops. Taste is delectable. Grainy malt, spicy rye, some grapefruit, and piney hops. Everything in balance with a creamy, smooth, sticky, piney, bitter hop finish. This was a substantial rye IPA , easy to drink and a vigorous tonic at that!

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Poured into a tulip. This one pours a clear dark amber color with about an inch of bubbly white head. Nice sticky lace left behind.

The aroma has a pine forward hop aroma with a little bit of citrus in the background. A nice unmistakable rye aroma gives it a nice malty edge. Caramel and rye malts kind of take the forefront on the pallet. Slightly bitter hop flavor rounds this out.

Medium and somewhat of a dry body with good carbonation.

Overall a nice new offering from these guys. Glad to see a widely available rye beer cause I love the stuff.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,731 ratings.