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RATINGS: 1538   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 – 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.


Chadski4's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chadski4 (170) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 Great distinct taste and will definitely be a repeat seasonal buy. Slightly bitter palate could last a bit longer


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4337) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2016
Pours a dark amber color. Aroma of floral hops, citrus, and grass. Flavor like grapefruit, with a nice clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (755) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 9, 2016
Interesting beer. Dry, yet fruity. Dark but light. Rye, citrus, hops. Medium bodied, enjoyable beer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (611) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Aroma: citrus, rye, earthy Appearance: amber with a beige head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Tasty

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
epim3 (2) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAR 20, 2016 does not count
Trying it for the first time. Love the taste smell and color. A must try won’t be disappointed

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
natejgood (461) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Pours a medium copper color with a average head. Lots of tiny bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass continuing to build the head from beneath. Aroma of hay and malts. Aroma is a bit more muddled than the crisp, clear aroma of many IPAs. A bit more body and malt flavor to this one than I would have expected. Not super hoppy but it does have a bit of bitterness. Nice mouth feel. Kind of an odd beer in my mind, but yummy nonetheless.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (15528) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Gravity cask at the Torpedo Room, Berkeley, 29/01/16. Rich amber topped with a decent off white covering. Nose is toasted malt, candied fruit peel, caramel, earthy hop, fruit cake. Taste comprises mellow fruits, hint of spice, bread dough, orange peel, caramel malt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hoppy back notes at the curtain call m Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (902) - Delaware, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Tan/amber appearance, nice but nothing remarkable. Faint aroma of rye, citrus and hops. Taste is balanced.. not a ton of rye, but it’s there.. citrus hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredis23 (564) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Slight Haze Red Amber Color, Big Dense Head, Good Retention, Sticky Lines Of Lacing. Dank Hops, Rye Aroma. Malt, Rye, Peppery, Good Bitter Hops Finish. Medium Body. Good Lasting Bitter Aftertaste. Enjoyed It. Good. Recommended...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Franckg (866) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
Bue en mars 2014. Bon goût houblonné et subtilement poivré venant du seigle. Amertume sèche et douce. Bien balancé.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
colui72 (551) - HONG KONG - SEP 20, 2015
Dark amber with medium lasting head. Malty aroma. Taste is fruity, fully malty, sweet with a bitter hoppy finish. Very tasty.


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