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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

4,734 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,734
Reviews: 1,075
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 82
Gots: 491 | 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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Served from the bottle into a nonic glass

A- Poured a clear, rich, dark amber color with big soapy off-white head with big bubbles that left glass coating and dense lace. Lots of visible carbonations. Sierra Nevada makes the most incredible looking IPAs.

S- Big peppery, floral, and earthy hop aroma. Definitely get the rye character more than other RyePA's I have had, some citrus hops as well.

T- Big spicy and peppery character from the rye, lots of floral and earthy hop flavor, some citrus hop character, quite a bit of graininess and caramel malt. Pretty high bitterness, especially on the finish

M- Very dry, prickly carbonation, smooth, medium body. Very effervescent and quite refreshing.

O- A really nice RyePA with tons of that spicy rye character and nice floral hop character.

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32oz Growler. Served at around 45F.

Pours clear copper/amber with a large rocky off-white head that leaves clumpy drippy rings of lacing and holds a very nice foamy cap.

Aroma is dank hops, marijuana, pine & grass, a bit of citrus, a lot of spicy rye notes, bread, a bit of caramel. Very good strength.

Flavor is grassy, citrusy, dank and resinous hops, strong rye notes, dark bread & toast, a bit of toffee & caramel, light sweetness, good bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation.

Very nice Rye IPA. Has a bigger Rye presence than any I’ve had before with a nice dank hop note. Tasty stuff.

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S - Citrusy aroma with an earthy and subtle yeast accent.

T - Sharp and edgy hops with flavors of citrus, pine and grass nicely balanced against one another.

M - Coarse and abrasive throughout each pull.

~ I like this beer. It offers a slight dirtiness to a a great style. And I mean that in the most complimentary manner.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,734 ratings.