1. Extreme Beer Fest tickets go on sale Sat, Sep 27 @ Noon EDT.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

4,450 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 4,450
Reviews: 1,046
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 66
Gots: 321 | FT: 1
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 4,450 | Reviews: 1,046 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of LordFoul
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

LordFoul, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of comradekyle
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

comradekyle, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of JimmyTango
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

JimmyTango, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of johntandlich
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

johntandlich, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of GuttaMane138
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

GuttaMane138, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of jmw4437
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jmw4437, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of RyanCMcGovern
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

RyanCMcGovern, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of wdarcy77
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

wdarcy77, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

EnthusedAboutBeer, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12-oz. bottle into a pint glass. Color was caramel, but fairly clear. About a finger and ½ head. Lots of tan lacing. Healthy drizzle on the side.

Smelled of red malt - skunky, rye (if I knew what ray smelled like) and grains, Absolutely no hops/

Tasted of grainy malts with earthy tones. It got bitter late, but nothing too bad.

Medium body. Average carbonation. An abrupt finish. Smooth, crispy and clean.

Not a bad beer, but nothing spectacular. It did it’s job and got us ready for the postseason.

An OK beer overall. It started out great until one place overran us.

BucannonXC5, Jan 30, 2012
Photo of quang_dam
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

quang_dam, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of Screper
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Screper, Feb 05, 2012
Photo of DIPAFAN
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

DIPAFAN, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of JohnSnowNW
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

JohnSnowNW, May 01, 2014
Photo of gspeer711
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

gspeer711, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of bfaceg
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

bfaceg, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of LouDogg114
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

LouDogg114, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of makasi
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

makasi, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of Fitzmke
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Fitzmke, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of AlaskanYoung
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

AlaskanYoung, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of Ezra-Poundit
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Ezra-Poundit, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of rab53
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

rab53, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of jrfehon33
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jrfehon33, May 28, 2012
Photo of Lucasrj
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Lucasrj, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of grannaniwa
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

grannaniwa, Mar 21, 2012
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,450 ratings.