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RATINGS: 1524   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAR 4, 2015
Look: pours a light Amber. White head. Slight gaze. Smell: fruity hops. Orange. Citrus fruit. Sweet oranges. Taste: slight spicy rye on the back end. Orange. Lemon. Feel: dry. Leaves a thick film on the tongue. Makes my mouth water. Overall: nice beer. Good spiciness to it. Great rye IPA. First drank: home 3/3/15 Vintage: December 2014

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5818) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper amber, nose is peppery rye, pine, toffee, taste is similar, dry and fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (613) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Pour a dark gold with an off white head. Moderate hop, spice and malt in the aroma and taste. Nicely done.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bork (416) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Balance best describes this brew. Everpresent bitterness that never goes overboard, some roughness from the rye. A shame this one is not made year round.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (1246) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Poured from a bottle it is a clear effervescent golden color with a foamy head. The aroma is malty and the taste is strong very peppery flavor that resonates bitter on the palate

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadShaolin (100) - - FEB 25, 2015
Foamy khaki head, peppery sort of gym rope citrus smell. Creamy and malty. Spicy rye flavor with a citrusy hop bitterness. There are two parts to this beer. Front palate does not harmonize as well as the back palate. Unique beer and always solid SN ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a dark amber color with an off white head and some lacing. Aroma of strong rye and spices with an equally strong hop presence. Flavour of peppery rye, assertive citrusy bitterness, turning more of a herbal citrus pithy bitterness towards the finish. Superior beer, my fave from SN.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (839) - Orsenigo, ITALY - FEB 18, 2015
Clear copper amber, cream head Aromatic hops, citruses, sweet caramel, toffee, tropical fruit Nice aftertaste, bitter sweet ending Malts, hay, hops, herbaceous, bitter caramel

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fantomasus (272) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 15, 2015
12 FL. OZ. Bottle. Pours a nice amber with a lovely head of just off white foam. Aroma: caramel, bread, cereal, resin, dough, barnyard, cheese, cooked vegetables, nice. One of the nicest palates I’ve had from an IPA: medium body, creamy, slick feel, soft carbonation, very little stickiness, and a long lingering gently bitter finish. Cheers!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bennetporter (251) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pours a copper from a bottle. Nose is some piney hoppiness, some caramel. Flavor is not as pronounced as I would have hoped on the rye, just another IPA.


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