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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

4,406 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,406
Reviews: 1,045
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 66
Gots: 307 | 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: 4,406 | Reviews: 1,045 | Display Reviews Only:
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dalepryor

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-07-2013 21:06:00 | More by dalepryor
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-14-2012 02:25:42 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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litheum94

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-25-2013 22:12:38 | More by litheum94
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-25-2013 03:25:46 | More by kingmaker
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Kromes

Georgia

4.2/5  rDev +8.2%

A: A clear copper color with a thin off-white head.

S: There's a nice toasted rye and citrusy pacific hop aroma.

T: A good mixture of sweet malt, spicy rye and citrus hop. The flavors blend well and complement one another. Just enough bitterness in the finish to balance everything out with a lingering citrus and toasted grain flavor.

M: Good all around mouthfeel. Medium body and a higher carbonation add to the spice.

O: One of my favorite styles, I haven't had a bad rye beer...yet. Recommend picking this up.

01-18-2012 22:38:06 | More by Kromes
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

08-08-2013 21:36:39 | More by bmjivi221
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-11-2014 03:44:37 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-24-2012 22:32:17 | More by millelacsmark
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-05-2012 15:22:24 | More by cfinch2
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

10-28-2013 12:59:31 | More by kelvarnsen
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-08-2012 01:08:17 | More by johnnyboy76
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nzerbe

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16%

03-03-2013 23:37:27 | More by nzerbe
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deadliest

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

06-11-2013 02:39:08 | More by deadliest
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-18-2013 03:29:06 | More by hockeyfighter19
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-28-2012 22:12:45 | More by Hessian257
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BKotch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-12-2014 05:47:37 | More by BKotch
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-01-2013 17:19:15 | More by powdersoldier
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Modernrickk

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-10-2014 01:45:29 | More by Modernrickk
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KeyWestGator

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-30-2013 17:32:02 | More by KeyWestGator
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samie85

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +9%

Pours a crimson copper with two fingers of white head.

Smells of pineapple, a bit of grapefruit, some caramel, and some spicy pine.

Pineapple, biitter pine, a bit of grapefruit and some caramel to balance it all with a bit of rye.

Medium bodied with light carbonation a drying, slick feel.

Very drinkable and paired well with some deep dish pizza; I would definitely make this a repeat purchase.

03-17-2012 18:00:26 | More by samie85
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-26-2013 01:11:56 | More by gshackles
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tronester

Oklahoma

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%

Pours a clear reddish amber with a huge light tan head that sticks to the glass impressively. Aromas of fresh pine cones, and a hint of pepper. Taste begins with some tart grain, followed by a smooth hint of vanilla, then some fresh bread. After that is a smooth resinous pinecone flavor that washes over. A quite clean finish. Mouthfeel is good. Overall an excellent IPA. Not especially bitter, but with plenty of hop flavor.

02-28-2013 00:41:22 | More by tronester
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%

Another solid offering from SN, bottled just under 3 weeks from consumption.

If you're looking to be blown away with all the beer craze as of late, you're in for a dissapointment. If you're a fan of SN, and enjoy their signature "profile" you're in for a treat.

A - solid dark copper in color, very active and great lacing but my only surprise was the lack of head that most all other SN brews produce. Still impressive nevertheless.

S - Grapefruit, bitter pine, rye of course, followed by the typical SN nose.

T - Much the same as the nose. Think a combination of the Pale Ale and Torpedo with a nice dose of Rye thrown into the mix. I do like the Grapefruit that compliments the rye in here reminding you that this is a nice west coast IPA as well. Yum!

M - Creamy, dry, bitter and light all at the same time. Very sessionable.

O - Just another solid SN brew. After geeking out on highly sought after brews and whales for 3-4 years now, I can honestly say that SN is UNDER-RATED. Yeah...I said it.

01-11-2012 21:07:04 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

02-13-2012 13:27:28 | More by HamGlade10
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eulerthegrape

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-03-2013 20:11:31 | More by eulerthegrape
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 4,406 ratings.