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RATINGS: 1389   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.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seannpc (10) - - APR 5, 2014
This is a little darker in color. It is relatively smooth in taste and has a pleasant finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (1807) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
Bottle - clear amber with slim white head. Hoppy aroma with rye, resin and caramel malt. Flavours are hoppy, bitter, peppery, orange, grapefruit. Nice long spicey hoppy bitter finish. Medium bodied. Very nice

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OPIE788 (261) - Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2014
Bottle. Poured amber brown woth a white head. Hoppy, spicy aroma. Starts of with a hoppy, peppery, rye flavor that fades to a nice bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHANER4 (455) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 31, 2014
bottle-Poured clear rusty color with nice rocky head. Aroma-Peppery rye malt with grassy hops. Taste is very good, peppery up front on tongue and finishes nice with crisp bite. Palate-Smooth medium body and hops linger a bit. Overall really nice beer, thumbs up SN!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (156) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Poured into tulip from bottle, a clear rusty color with a fairly decent off white head that receded to sides off glass quickly. There was some lace. Aroma is citrus, light in tone but strong enough to pick up on the pour. Med body and slick. Taste was citrus, bread and spice. The finish malty and bitter and a little nutty. A solid, like most Sierra Nevada brews, but not mind blowing, like most S. Nevada brews. Not a bad transition to lighter warmer weather brews.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarryBeast (454) - - MAR 31, 2014
12oz bottle. Bread, rye and northwest hops. Clean, relatively mild but decent brew.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hammy78 (700) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours true copper, fluffy white head, lots o lace. Nose is rather plain jane. Tastes more spice than bitter. Not what I expected, so I hope this is just a bad bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BLADT (214) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2014
From bottle. Brown amber in glass. Nice funk on the nose. Big hoppy perfume. Very mild bitterness. Bread notes. Drinks nice.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gerbewa (200) - - MAR 27, 2014
Had a six pack from gas station. Pours a deep red dish amber color sort of surprising. Not a lot of hop aroma but nice bitter taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (103) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2014
pours amber with nice frothy head...nice lacing.....good beer nice hops citrus mix....spices were not present during drinking...but now that beer is finished spices have taken over my mouth.


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