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RATINGS: 1485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Ruthless IPA is brewed with this rustic grain for refined flavors – combining the peppery spice of rye and the bright citrusy flavors of whole-cone hops to create a complex ale for the tumultuous transition to Spring.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamherbert (1328) - Syracuse, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Aroma is (naturally) spicy rye malts, like finished wood. The and perfumey hops really work well together here. Hops are orange peel citrus -- that’s the formula that seems to work for these beers. The appearance is reddish-orange (average), with a big crown of lace. Thick head, looks fantastic, with excellent head retention. Flavor is peppery, spicy malts. The hops aren’t as bright here as in the flavor. Much more of a woody character in the flavor. The palate is creamy, if a little slick at the end. The oils of the hops seem to wash up on the tongue. The flavor doesn’t quite live up to the aroma, but it’s a strong, nicely-flavored beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zdk (1816) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2012
from the new 12oz bottle - This is one tasty beer. Nose is lovely floral hops with a whiff of grain. The body is sweet peaches and minty rye. Touches of grain and caramel round things out. Will definitely be getting more of this.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Porterguy41 (19) - - FEB 24, 2012
A nice copper color and thick head, I found the aroma to lighter than expected, overall a very good brew.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - FEB 24, 2012
pours a beautiful copper color with a dense two finger pancake that sticks. Mild aromas of spicy citrus rind and sweet malt. Medium full nectar with excellent carbonation creating a creamy mouthfeel. Full on hop spice with a balancing malt backbone. A bit of fresh baked biscuit is noticeable. There is a defined spicy character that shines through. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jlieber17 (201) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark copper with large off-white head. Aroma is pine, citrus, funk. Rye is much more obvious in the flavor to compliment piney hoppiness. Not a bad beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robzilla (86) - - FEB 24, 2012
Nose is citrus, grapefruit and earthy. Pretty dry with a bit of of rye spice. Meduim body. It tasted as I expected. Nice rye PA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle. Pouts a copper/amber color with a foamy white head. Nose is rye, grassy hops. Palate is full, firm, medium carbonation, light film, nice texture. Flavors of dry grassy hops, biscuits with a dryness and a light rye aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle. Poured copper with a tan head that settled to a ring and left light lace. Aromas of rye and citrus rind. The flavor found rye, citrus rind, and light malt backing. Medium body and a mild bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gottsacker (5) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 24, 2012 does not count
Bottle in pint glass. Nice overall IPA notes, typical SNB beer. The rye has a nice earthy tone, slight pepper corn. I enjoyed this beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jnkor (316) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Interesting beer. Aroma is akin to a common IPA, but more earthy. Appearence s a nice copper, but more amber. Taste is the highlight, a mild bitter sweet IPA with n earthy taste. Palate is frothy, and slightly bitter finish, leaving a sour taste. Very nice twist.


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