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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

4,214 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,214
Reviews: 1,034
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 60
Gots: 227 | 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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Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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realega

New York

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

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drkastner

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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jaybags

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.9%

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Burry

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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California

2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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jacobfern

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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bareju

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours beautiful orange amber with creamy white head.

Floral and citrus aroma.

Rye is strong in the taste, along with sweet citrus and floral hops. Lightly bitter finish.

Medium mouthfeel, bitterness lingers, slightly creamy.

Best rye IPA I've had. Refreshing, tasty, and easy-drinking. Will definitely be buying again.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 20:49:27 | More by bareju
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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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CincySpectre

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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California

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Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Georgia

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Delaware

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ascags

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Grugalug

New York

4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A-Pours a deep amber color with an impressive 2.5 fingers of head. It sticks around for a while and leaves some really nice lacing. Looks really great.

S-Quite Interesting. Strong presence of malt, especially the rye. The hops are noticeably more prominent, with the dominant aroma being citrus and earthy qualities. Just a bit of pine. Very nice overall.

T-An explosion of earthiness coming from the hops and the malt. You get this really interesting earthy quality from the rye and from the hops as well. A bit of citrus, mostly grapefruit, to balance this out. Hop bitterness is pungent but not overwhelming at all. Unique and satisfying.

M-Full-bodied. Has a thickness to it that is an interesting counterpoint to the strong hop character. Goes down easily and just enough carbonation.

O-A very unique IPA that allows malt and hop character to coexist beautifully. Would be a great beer for any season and yet another impressive offering from Sierra Nevada.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 03:23:42 | More by Grugalug
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

05-08-2014 20:16:33 | More by HuntDaddy540
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,214 ratings.