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RATINGS: 1541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ruthless IPA is brewed with this rustic grain for refined flavors Ė 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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wasabi1200 (15) - Montana, USA - MAR 20, 2012
She pours with less head than Iíd expected but itís a beautiful beer - amber with deep reds. It looks to me like bubbles in a clear whiskey. Itís a lightly sweet but heavily bittered beer that trails across the palate like itís plugged in and I love that. Ruthless Rye is a spicy, floral-infused but sharply brewed pint of awesomeness that became the perfect finale to a short, pleasantly warm winter here in Montana. Cheers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerChaser0078 (909) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle. Clear coppery brown pour with a foamy beige head that lasts well. Spicy, malty nose has notes of juniper, pepper, caramel, pine and nuts. Flavour is a little thin and watery, and is a little more earthy, but is essentially the same as the aroma with the pepper, pine and caramel standing out. Mouthfeel is fairly dry with lots of soft carbonation and a lingering spicy, bitter finish. Nice enough IPA, not a lot of noticeable input from the rye and probably not one I would drink many of, but still an ok brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LesArgen (289) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2012
This one has a slightly bready nose with a tiny undercurrent of caramel and a little grass. The taste has that usual hoppy taste with a strong grapefruit flavour that rips down the middle of your tongue. In contrast, thereís an unfocused flavour which spreads across the whole tongue - is it the rye? Frankly I donít know what rye tastes like, but I can say that itís pretty rough, but funnily enough thatís not necessarily a bad thing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
twindadplus2 (650) - 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 (3586) - Wentzville, 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 (1906) - 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 (35) - 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.


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