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RATINGS: 1458   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
twindadplus2 (590) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Light walnut color with a pillowy off-white head. Aroma is herbal, earthy hops and peppery grain. Flavor is big piney hops up front and rye spice fading into a creamy malt background. Long finish of piney, earthy bitterness. Medium to full bodied with a creamy palate and moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2529) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 19, 2012
It poured a deep copper color with an off-white head. The aroma was of citrus hops with some rye spice. The flavor was citrus up front with the rye spice making up the aftertaste with a slight sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigSound (196) - New York, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Pours a deep rusty red/orange with a billowy white head, great lacing all the way down. The aroma is a little earthy, with some sweetness, defiantly some fruity hop aromas. I defiantly pick up the rye in the flavor, hints of tobacco, with a bitter hop finish. Pretty light body with a modernity high carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2012
[355ml bottle, Beer Ritz, Leeds] Pours dark amber brown, decent white head but fades to a thin lacing. Sweet fruit on the nose from the hops - the rye comes out on the flavour. Fruity hop first, then spicy pepper finish, bitter, bready, and very earthy. Lots of spicy rye on the finish [19032012]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radioseer (299) - Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2012
(12 ounce bottle - tumbler) Pours a two finger size head. Hoppy rye aroma. Caramel, rye, nutty malt flavor balanced with a spruce herbal hoppy taste. Full body and lively carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2012
A muddy brown color with a thin beige head. Aroma is earthy, spicy hops and malt, some dryness. Taste is again earthy, spicy, peppery, a good rye.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glorydaze (32) - Savannah, Georgia, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Sweet grapefruit aroma. Creamy start leads to a full rye background and crisp lingering finish. Excellent with the blackened tuna it accompanied for dinner. Will get this one again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (2604) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle. Poured copper-amber with a ton of off white head. Aromas of citrus and pine. Taste is big - spicy hops, nutty/fruity both, somehow. Creamy palette. Good beer overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LetsGoState (581) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Appearance is small white head with deep amber. Aroma is some sweet hops. Taste is a citrusy hop. Overall pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
On tap. Clear dark amber with a dense off-white head. Dry nutty aroma. Medium body, some initial caramel notes quickly suppressed by a distinct and somewhat rough bitterness. Absolutely clean and well made but the hop profile is a bit unrefined to my liking. 100312


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