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:
5,091
Reviews:
1,121
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
105
Gots:
784
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Served in a standard Pint Glass

A- Pours a very nice amberish color with a nice looking white head. Head dissipates and leaves a nice amount of lacing throughout. Very attractive beer.

S- Nose of this beer is a little subdued but has seems to have a very balanced smell. Neither hop, nor malt seem to dominate the smell. It definitely has a little rye spice to the nose.

T/M- Very well balanced beer. Hops, Malt, and the perfect spice from the Rye. Extremely drinkable with a medium body. Very difficult to detect any alcohol.

O- Such an amazing beer. Perfectly balanced, and soooo easy to drink. I wish this was a year round brew for SN!

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass
A: Moderate to aggressive pour yields 1 finger of pillowy off-white head with soft peaks and great retention! Ideal head. Hazy crimson orange liquid is also spot on.
S: Centennial hops, rye tang, light citrus hops. Very nice. Only down side is slight unfermented wort aroma.
T: Delicate but assertive hops and bitterness grows with each sip. Good enough malt backbone but great hop strength. A tad boozy on the finish.
M: Chewy, moderately strong bitterness. Definitely a palate wrecker by the end. A tad warm for me also at the end.
O: Better enough than Glissade to replace it? Maybe. I preferred the lightness of Glissade for the season it is released in. But that is not something I can rate this beer based on. I would buy this again and order another. A solid offering.

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 5,091 ratings.
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