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RATINGS: 1444   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1192) - Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2013
From bottle. Grassy, citrus aroma. Floral hops are prominent, with the rye adding a hint of dark malt. Smooth, dry finish.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3853) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Very clear bronze appearance with a small head. Slightly spicy with some subtle hops. Different and enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartzMimic (72) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours a deep copper with a decent foamy off-white head that stays for a bit. Nice lacing. Aroma of pine resin, hay and grainy malt. The rye gives it an earthy taste with a bit of sweet spice. It also balances nicely with the hops. It’s bitter, but not overly so. It does give a nice tingle to the tongue. Medium mouth without a lot of carbonation. Definitely a solid beer as you would expect from SN.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3022) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Very nice clear amber pour with a sizeable off white head. Great combination of spicy rye notes and citrus on the nose. The flavor follows suit with great balance. Slight bread notes emerge as it warms. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (214) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
Cloudy copper color, white head. Citrus and floral nose, hints of resin and spice. Caramel and resin taste, citrus notes, peppery, moderate bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1228) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy amber body with a medium off-white head. Steady carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of citrus, weak coffee, nail varnish and a hint of vomit. Flavour of wood, grapefruit and green leafy hops. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Easy drinking but a bit dull - strange aroma, too...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JeyAre (135) - - JUL 8, 2014
Nice golden and slightly reddish color. Very thick white head. The aroma is ipa-ish. The taste also lacks the typical bitterness. Still quite a bitter aftertaste. Surprisingly flat palate for the foam it produced in the beginning. Overall I would say a good neutral IPA with something specific in the taste that i have difficult to describe but i quite like.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jahe (20) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget. Pour with a rich of white head. Honey and some tropical fruit. But not very hopy. Full body with great bitterness, around 10 centigrades and perfect this tropical Swedish summer evening

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (177) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 5, 2014
Brown hazy body, thin white head with a yellow tint. Faint hoppy aroma. Nice soft taste with fairly bitter after taste. Smooth mouthfeel, soft carbonation. An ok IPA, not a big fan of the rye version though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (99) - - JUL 4, 2014
Pours a dark amber body with a thick head. Typical IPA aroma but a balanced and a little creamy taste. Very nice for an IPA :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (66) - - JUL 3, 2014
2 16oz drafts. Pours a deep amber with a thick lasting tan head. Notes of pine, citrus, and white bread/yeast on the end. Flavors of spicy rye malts, pine, earthy dank, and an aged citrus finish. Palate is medium carbonation, medium bodied, and medium mouthfeel. Easy drinking.


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