Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPASierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Spring

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Added by kaseydad on 12-29-2011

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Photo of patpbr
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours off copper in color with an inch head that has nice lacing. Pine smell with some spice. Hops up front that are pine and some citrus some bitterness. Its well balanced and has some rye and spice mixed in. A Good malt character, Medium body and a bit dry. A good one. Thought it would be more rye but what I got is good.

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Photo of Lukass
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of akttr
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Poucher86
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Bin33chef
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of jhhollier
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BourbonDork
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of ArrogantB
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, not sure why I did not review this last year. Amber orange color, good head which is typical of Sierra Nevada beers, good lace. Smells slightly grainy with hints of citrus. More citrus in the flavor and the rye is distinct. Overall the flavors are solid yet subtle. This isn't a punch you in the face IPA. Not whole lot of bitterness, leans much more towards citrus with the hops. A solid beer but for my money I'd rather have Celebration.

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Photo of Ri0
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of fluidmotion
4/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of bryseitz
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of rob99er
4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of falconxman
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Acforster2
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers back when it was the spring seasonal. Outstanding appearance, smell, taste and feel. Recent recipe changes may have weakened it.

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Photo of wo87810
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of yaksurf
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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