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RATINGS: 1557   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (1192) - Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Pours clear copper with a large, fluffy white head. Smells both spicy and bitter, a solid malt base supported by a plethora of hops. Tastes spicy from the rye, bitter from the hops, and all around fantastic. Medium-bodied with a slick texture and decent mouth-carbonation, Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA finishes with a blend of spicy and bitter that leaves you wanting more.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nobeerandnotv (12) - eagan, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2012
This beer rocks a hoppy rye beer yes thank you very much sierra! has a nice head with great glass lacing very drinkable the rye shows through the whole drink and the hops leave your tongue begging for more bravo

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PTomasko (1) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2012 does not count
The nose has some notes of leather and caramel followed by some citrus. The Appearance a nice copper color with with a two finger fluffy head the laces to the bottom of the glass. The taste is citrus more orange than grapefruit. The carbonation rushes up front and a dryness lingers at the back. This is a very good beer, that I highly suggest folks try.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (5226) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2012
355ml bottle. Dark amber colour with a big pillow of frothy beige foam. Looks great . Super strong aroma filled with hops and a bit of caramel in the background. The flavour is big and bold with a peppery backdrop. Lingers on the palate and the flavour stays long after the beer has gone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerOtter (12) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
I like having this beer in my imported english pub glass. I personally think that this beer is good with red meats and enjoyed on late evenings. I love pale ales and I have tried quite a few. Alot of them I have not been happy with like Bass Pale Ale; for something that suppose to be so old taste so ’commercialized’. I highly recommend this to anyone that loves a beer that has a bold taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
CaliWill (19) - - FEB 10, 2013
This is an outstanding beer. Real big flavor, but not so thick that you have to chew on it. Lots of spicy hop aroma, its a pretty amber, tons of flavor of hops but not overly bitter and balanced by rye malt flavor. One of my new favorite beers!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1455) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 16, 2014
This is an excellent Rye IPA from a brewery that is known for satisfying hop freaks like myself. Ruthless Rye has the benefit of an awesome name and some sick bottle art. Luckily, it looks even better in a glass. The bright orange hue and lively carbonation are remarkably sexy. The citrus aroma isn’t extremely intense, but it’s phenomenal. The taste is a balance between spicy, peppery rye and piney, fruity hops. This is an aggressive beer with powerful flavors. It may be one of the most aptly named brews out there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
George3200 (6) - - JAN 14, 2012 does not count
The greatest beer I’ve had in a while. I am a huge fan of rye alcohol. Aroma was citrusy. Appearance is rustic brown with a tiny head. The taste is nice rye spice with a good whole cone hops citrus. the palate is parallel to the torpedo from sierra nevada. Overall I am a fan.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ckone244 (2) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2012 does not count
This beer was really done! I especially loved the intrusive balance of hops and the explosion of rye. This was one of the best rye ipa’s I have had. Another awesome product from Sierra Nevada.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrewMstr (194) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Love it - the rye adds a sour pucker to the clean, hoppy, bold IPA finish! LIght in color and the rye spice and hops produce a bouquet like no other beer I’m aware of.

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