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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

4,739 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,739
Reviews: 1,075
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 81
Gots: 493 | 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:
Beer added by: kaseydad on 12-29-2011

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,739 | Reviews: 1,075 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of TequilaVoodoo
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ajdemma
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fitzy01
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kmfoley1975
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lelampp
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Terp96
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of maniaczak
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of timontheroad
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Reddish Amber color, clear, half inch head that faded to a quarter inch, but laced the glass nicely.
Smell: Piney, spicy smell, with some malty notes.
Taste: The malt seems pretty prominent, but there's a nice nice underlying piney bitterness and a spicy flavor from the rye in there as well.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, pretty crisp finish.
Overall: I can hardly wait for this beer to come out every year, one of my favorite SN beers. The sum of the parts really add up well to come tougher in a great beer.

Photo of bhoffman_5
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass bottled on 12/02/14

Appearance: Pours a deep amber with amble off-white head

Smell: Faint aroma of hops and some grassy grains

Taste: Far better than the aroma with plenty of earthy hop notes balanced by the malt and spicy rye flavor

Mouthfeel: Medium and refreshing

Overall: A nice IPA that balances the rye very well. Hopefully this doesn't go away forever after this year.

Photo of Ecxeeder616
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of njtmayhem
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was a surprise, I enjoyed this beer very much.

Photo of Shy5
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ksi4077
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bearshawks85
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alostplot
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of almostjay
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KeithE
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bis4beer70
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

superbowl beer
good
mmm mmm good
patriots suck!

Photo of MKEtoSF
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this beer, the peppery kick from the Rye adds another dimension to the IPA style.

Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark red clay color with off white head. Aroma is citrus, slight bread and a bit of sweetness. Taste is citrus, with rye bread and a bit of spice from the rye. Mouthfeel is medium but dry. Overall not my favorite fron SN, I think because the rye dries it out to much for me.

Photo of Cconsalvo
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of johlac66
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,739 ratings.