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RATINGS: 1464   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.


Crash_the_dog's rating

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crash_the_dog (148) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - APR 11, 2013
Rich ruby red color with a creamy ran foam - thick, persistent lacing. Earthy nose with notes of pine and grain coming through the hops. The flavor is nicely balanced, with a slight (pleasant) astringency. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (460) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 1, 2014
Hazy golden color, small to medium sized white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, bread and malt. Slightly sweet, some bitterness. Thin to medium body (closer to medium), average carbonation. Good.
(Stella beer to go 0,33l bottle)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElCapitan22 (67) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Pours a cloudy amber color with decent lacing. Tastes slightly bitter and of rye. Strong rye flavor and an overall strong beer. Would def drink again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (275) - HUNGARY - AUG 31, 2014
Elegáns megjelenése nem különben kifinomult jegyeket takar. Levegőztetve kellemesen édeskés, mályvacukros aromákat csillant meg a halványan gyantás árnyalatok mögött, amiket milliónyi apró buborékkal tarkított, csípőskés és gabonásan telt test foglal magában. Citrusos karaktere árnyalja tovább a képet, így téve egy pikáns, ízgazdag különlegességgé italunkat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (511) - CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
Hazy amber color, average sized white head. Medium body, average carbonation. Aroma of grapefruit, tropical fruits, rye. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Texture is slightly watery, and there is not enough bitterness. I’m little bit disappointed with this IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (182) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 25, 2014
BOD 141/14. Pours medium amber with a slight haze. Normal head, lacing and retention. Nice nose of caramel sweetness over citrus and pine notes with a touch of spice. Light medium body, with a texture that borders upon creamy. Normal carbonation level with light effervescence on the finish. Balanced flavor profile with a bit of complexity. It begins with pine and citrus hop flavor which flows into caramel. As the caramel sweetness fades, the rye asserts itself. The finish is somewhat sharp with the rye and hop bitterness lingering. A solid offering, but not in the league of GL’s Rye of the Tiger or Founder’s Red’s Rye.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (85) - ITALY - AUG 24, 2014
33cl @ bottle. Very very good american ipa beer. Sierra Nevada brewing is a certainty of quality.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lemke10 (775) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 19, 2014
This pours a semi-cloudy brown color with a slight off-white head. The aroma is slightly bitter with hops. The taste is big and bold with rye and hops flavors. It is smooth and flavorful with a grainy, hoppy finish leaving a bitter aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJester (1866) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
355 mL bottle. Nice looking pour. Huge rocky head. Excellent blend of rye and hops. Very well balanced, with excellent bitterness. Smooth, creamy body. Hreat beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
magpieken (49) - - AUG 18, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Medium gold-copper colour with a tall, dense, off-white head which persisted well and left some nice lacing. Aroma of pine, floral perfume and citrus. A nice combination of: medium sweetness, complementary bitterness and a spicy bite to finish. Medium bodied with a creamy smooth texture. These jokers know how to make a beer. Thoroughly enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (491) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2014
Amber pour with a decent off white head. Grapefruit, bready, spicy, malty aroma. Taste is similar - decent bitterness, citrus, caramel and slightly spicy finish


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