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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2/5  rDev -49%

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2/5  rDev -49%

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2/5  rDev -49%

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2.24/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

A - First pour was awasome finger head with big bubbles that recess to little ones
S - You really smell the rye for sure but than goes to a bitter hop smell with some pine not a whole lot of smell going on
T - Bitterness is first with a slow rye taste after followed by some nectar taste
M - This feels lighter than normal light for an ipa
O - Not impressed by this beer it's worth trying but not my number one

Serving type: bottle

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2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

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2.43/5  rDev -38%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Truly ruthless this beer needs to mellow out a little for me to enjoy it. I am all for complex beers with many different ingredient lending themselves to a well put together final product, but this beer is a bit too much. Pours Beautifully with a nice lasting two finger head. The aroma is very strong, smelling of pine and rye. The flavor is surprisingly potent for an amber beer, it would seem more suited to a darker beer. All in all this beer is like pouring half a bottle of cumin on your taco, Cumin is great but don't over do it.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 5,094 ratings.
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