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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

4,217 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,217
Reviews: 1,035
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 60
Gots: 228 | 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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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-09-2012 04:45:23 | More by Beerbuddy21
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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California

4.53/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Served in a standard Pint Glass

A- Pours a very nice amberish color with a nice looking white head. Head dissipates and leaves a nice amount of lacing throughout. Very attractive beer.

S- Nose of this beer is a little subdued but has seems to have a very balanced smell. Neither hop, nor malt seem to dominate the smell. It definitely has a little rye spice to the nose.

T/M- Very well balanced beer. Hops, Malt, and the perfect spice from the Rye. Extremely drinkable with a medium body. Very difficult to detect any alcohol.

O- Such an amazing beer. Perfectly balanced, and soooo easy to drink. I wish this was a year round brew for SN!

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 23:02:21 | More by Broden
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-05-2012 23:01:05 | More by SniperHarrison
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-04-2012 20:01:57 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-03-2012 19:29:59 | More by JWing
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

11-03-2012 15:21:12 | More by oldedog
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Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

10-31-2012 05:00:02 | More by WatsonJP
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

10-30-2012 19:00:54 | More by jklecko2
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Michigan

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Illinois

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10-27-2012 01:50:45 | More by Peternmi
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California

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10-24-2012 22:27:55 | More by mattdbh
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Texas

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Michigan

4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass
A: Moderate to aggressive pour yields 1 finger of pillowy off-white head with soft peaks and great retention! Ideal head. Hazy crimson orange liquid is also spot on.
S: Centennial hops, rye tang, light citrus hops. Very nice. Only down side is slight unfermented wort aroma.
T: Delicate but assertive hops and bitterness grows with each sip. Good enough malt backbone but great hop strength. A tad boozy on the finish.
M: Chewy, moderately strong bitterness. Definitely a palate wrecker by the end. A tad warm for me also at the end.
O: Better enough than Glissade to replace it? Maybe. I preferred the lightness of Glissade for the season it is released in. But that is not something I can rate this beer based on. I would buy this again and order another. A solid offering.

Serving type: bottle

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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Tennessee

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Guam

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,217 ratings.