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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

4,394 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,394
Reviews: 1,045
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 66
Gots: 295 | 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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John_Squires

New York

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-24-2014 01:47:43 | More by John_Squires
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CraigS119

Florida

3.93/5  rDev +1%

Purchased at my local Wal-Mart (Tampa, FL). Sixer for $8.47.

A- Silky dark, golden pour. Appears more like a heavily carbonated lager, than a pale ale. I like it.

A- I'm actually getting, what I assume to be, is rye in the aroma. Also getting some sweet malts and perhaps even a touch of caramel.

F- Very abrupt flavor explosion of malty-rye bitterness up front. Very potent for only being 6.6%, but exits the palate very cleanly. Not overly-complex flavoring profile, but definitely lives up to it's name.

M- Not a beer you want to linger on the palate, as it is quite bitter, but no complaints here.

O- I really like what this beer is trying to do. Too many IPAs these days are trying to appeal to the mass consumer, with their fruity/citrusy/floral overtones (don't get me wrong, I love me some ApriHop on occasion), but sometimes I want my IPA to feel like an IPA, one that goes well with a cigar, and puts some hair on your chest. And that's what this beer does.

01-23-2014 23:50:39 | More by CraigS119
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-23-2014 23:29:36 | More by ejohnson654
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theBIERlad

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-23-2014 23:29:33 | More by theBIERlad
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user785335

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

01-23-2014 23:21:24 | More by user785335
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Jlivecc


4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-23-2014 20:23:44 | More by Jlivecc
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BrunoH

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-23-2014 20:16:18 | More by BrunoH
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DeeMalloy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-23-2014 03:28:04 | More by DeeMalloy
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BearslikeBeers

California

4.24/5  rDev +9%

The beer poured a rich amber with a large head that left a thick lace along the glass. The smell is very faint and hoppy. The flavor is bitter and dry throughout the rye provides a bitter starch(and peppery) taste that lingers. The hops are not very fruity or floral but dry and bitter and complement the rye nicely. Overall the beer came together very nicely and has a more pronounced rye presence than I've seen in the brews of some others breweries starting to use rye.

01-23-2014 02:01:20 | More by BearslikeBeers
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EN27

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-23-2014 01:02:04 | More by EN27
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kevinjm

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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AndersonGT

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-22-2014 23:51:02 | More by AndersonGT
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dsimmons

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

01-22-2014 18:06:16 | More by dsimmons
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NorCal

California

5/5  rDev +28.5%

01-22-2014 18:04:24 | More by NorCal
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Ozzie1111

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-22-2014 15:02:33 | More by Ozzie1111
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russwilliam

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-22-2014 01:51:55 | More by valkyre65
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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truska

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-22-2014 01:19:21 | More by truska
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KenGoesBeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-21-2014 23:36:40 | More by KenGoesBeer
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DavidBart

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

01-21-2014 20:12:35 | More by DavidBart
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zacky_U

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

01-21-2014 12:11:57 | More by zacky_U
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KindbrewCali

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.9%

01-21-2014 03:10:18 | More by foghornleghorn22
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Zach122

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

01-21-2014 03:03:43 | More by Zach122
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,394 ratings.