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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3.89/5
Very Good
5,117 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Spring

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Added by kaseydad on 12-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,262
Reviews:
1,127
Ratings:
5,117
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.72/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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2.78/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jkblr
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottled 7/11/18 (27 days ago) poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass at fridge temp 6.6% ABV. The beer pours bright red tinted rusty amber in color with prolific tan head. The head recedes to a cap and leaves plenty of lacing. The aroma is woody, earthy and spicy rye. The taste follows with peppery, woody earthy rye. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, adequately carbonated and dry in the finish. Overall, very good. I loved this beer when it was a seasonal. Still one of the best rye beers out there.

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4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nicely done IPA with rye. Medium dark amber with thick fluffy off-white head. Just the right amount of bitterness, smooth palate, dry finish. This is a really good IPA.

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3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This tastes spicy due to the rye malts that have been added & it is also quite hoppy. This is okay for a change up but I think prefer barrel aged versions of this style over regular Rye IPA's. Cheers! B- (80-84) score range

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3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +28.5%
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4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
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3.48/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.5/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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4.57/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle (12/23/17) poured into an IPA glass. Glad to be able to get some SN extremely fresh in NC, thanks to great things happening out in Western NC. And glad to see this one return. Pours a dark amber orange, with a three finger white head that retains for great portion of the glass. The aroma is heavy pine and bread/rye. The taste is right in line with the nose, a good balance of rye/pine/malt. Medium level of carbonation and heft with a slightly bitter finish. A tasty easy drinking rye IPA.

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3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.31/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
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3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.76/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 5,117 ratings