Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kaseydad on 12-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,092
Reviews:
1,122
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
105
Gots:
785
For Trade:
0
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Photo of deniserat
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The appearance is a golden orange-brown, mostly clear with no head whatsoever. The lacing is spotty but also leaves the rings as the beer is sipped. The aroma has mainly the rye and the hops with some light pine in there as well. The taste is peppery through the rye and hops coming through. The palate is light to medium with a dry aftertaste and finish with some light harshness on the tongue. This is a mostly drinkable beer. Overall, as a rye beer and as an IPA, whatever it is, I like it.

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Photo of mwvman
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monorailred
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emeyer
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Moondawggg69
4.8/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

i don't even really like ryes very much but this is good.

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Photo of petermethot
3.62/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caburdette51
2.79/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip, copper, dark amber color. Fluffy cream head.
Taste is mildly to medium centennial, citrus hops notes. They use whole cone hops so on some sips it does have some bite but mostly mild. Bold and spicy rye flavor with a boost of hops and dry finish.
It's a perfect beer for the month of November, March, and April during a thunderstorm or bitter cold day, thus ruthless rye drink it when there's a storm.

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4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CypherAnt
4.66/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.23/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

**
02/21/13

AROMA: is rye, hops, orange rind.
LOOK: copper color. Big Head.
TASTE: Bitter/stale Hops, rye.
Smooth, but grainy finish
Pretty Good beer with a lot of flavor, some good, some not so good.
**

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Photo of glass_house
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MGibbons
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Edie
1/5  rDev -74.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of janubio
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a copper colour qwith a small head that fades soon, leaving a medium lace.Aroma of fruits, citrics, spices, resines. Medium body, average carbonation. Sweet at first but with a bitter finish.Taste of caramel, malts, herbs, spices.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 5,092 ratings.
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