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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
BA SCORE
3.89/5
Very Good
5,097 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kaseydad on 12-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,046
Reviews:
1,123
Ratings:
5,097
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
105
Gots:
788
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,097 |  Reviews: 1,123
Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Grabbed the mixer pack on a whim, and I'm glad I did. Nice copper color, excellent use of malts, the rye spice is perfectly balanced. Could have been meatier and I didn't love the head.

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Photo of Mann0101
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Squire123
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of csnyder83
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigJace21
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryant1985
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mbratt93
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Genx
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 4thFloyd
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grnmtnman
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mnewcomer1219
4.57/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good enough, but I'm not in love with it. Less hops and more sweetness than I was expecting.

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

Bright, clean, copper penny color with a 1/3" off white head on top. Falls to a 1/4" and retention there is great. Thick lacing left behind.
Sweet malt, light orange peel/orange candy.
Medium to full body, low to mid carbonation.
Malt driven, spiciness comes thru mid to late, bittering hops are intense and linger on with the spiciness of the malt.
Really good, part of a variety 12pk -- I would buy it on it's own.

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Photo of Sech
4.17/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thebooyakid
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of austinwise
4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vonSchulze
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopintheSouth
4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JPadilla
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NilocRellim
3.67/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear rust/copper color. Citrusy hops and sweet rye. Sweet and rye upfront, earthy hops, citrus hops, pithy grapefruit finish that lingers in the aftertaste.

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

Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 5,097 ratings
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