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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

4,230 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,230
Reviews: 1,035
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 60
Gots: 232 | 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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Ratings: 4,230 | Reviews: 1,035 | Display Reviews Only:
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mmmaaattt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-21-2013 05:31:57 | More by mmmaaattt
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-21-2013 04:49:17 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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xacidx

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-21-2013 04:05:14 | More by xacidx
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clemtig76

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-21-2013 01:43:15 | More by clemtig76
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AverageWhiteGuy

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-20-2013 23:52:39 | More by AverageWhiteGuy
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

01-20-2013 20:30:14 | More by jjd315
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BigDaddyJohn

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-20-2013 16:55:30 | More by BigDaddyJohn
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Greywulfken

New York

4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: into a nonic pint, a patient center-pour produced a few fingers of tan head over a gorgeous crystal-clear medium amber beer with copper-orange highlights; excellent head retention allowed great lacing to follow the beer down

S: sweet chewy rye spiciness and herbal hops

T: great rye flavors suffused into the IPA hop profile - bitterness and rye bread, some sweet caramel-like hints, biscuits and spice, pine and resin hop notes

M: medium-to-light weight, sharp and clean on the palate and tongue, slight chew

O: seems to have gotten some middling reviews, but I felt that the goal here was to brew a rye IPA, and I don't see any fail points - you can clearly and cleanly taste the rye grain and all its flavors, while the bittering piney hops of an IPA also present themselves well - I'd call it a win, and i hope my review reflects that...

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 16:50:59 | More by Greywulfken
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jesus808

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-20-2013 06:42:55 | More by jesus808
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-20-2013 05:35:44 | More by Troville1990
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jadeal

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-20-2013 04:43:00 | More by jadeal
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WEBBEER

Pennsylvania

3.36/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer didn't disappoint, it poured a deep copper color with a very rich frothy head, long lasting lace clung for the entire 12 oz. serving.Smell of fresh grass, bread and citrus. Nice alchohol viscosity. Super malted, hoppy flavour with a hint of the rye. This I will try again.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 01:46:31 | More by WEBBEER
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tripelz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-19-2013 23:51:18 | More by tripelz
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-19-2013 21:29:46 | More by FEUO
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BleauxLeaux

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-19-2013 16:58:14 | More by BleauxLeaux
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-19-2013 14:51:17 | More by CwrwAmByth
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dertyd

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-pourd out of a 12 oz bottle a orange auburn color with a thin head that lasted a wile

S-a verry bitter skunky smell not to much hops more of a sour grainy smell

T-wow!!! Was not exspecting that at first it tasted like a light hoppy ipa and then all of a sudden boom I got hit with the rye this is my first rye beer and I think I am in love lol

M-mouthfill was nice long lasting taste in mouth kinda dry filling but its not bad at all

Overall this is a really goood beer I will buy plenty more of this and the lable has got to b one of the coolest I've seen

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 08:26:05 | More by dertyd
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Roose13

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Deep, transparent orange. Really cool to look it. One finger head and beautiful lacing all the way down.

S: Rye bread, piney, citrusy

T: Similar to the smell. Rye, pine, pepper. Bitter in the end.

M: Very crisp but dry. A bit chewy.

Overall: I love this beer. SN's winter and spring seasonal brews are amazing

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 05:34:43 | More by Roose13
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rfreed

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-19-2013 00:54:23 | More by rfreed
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donovado

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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Eddsdds


3.5/5  rDev -10%

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HazardousBrewer

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-18-2013 21:36:07 | More by HazardousBrewer
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

01-18-2013 21:33:11 | More by st9647v3
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Envelopes

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,230 ratings.