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RATINGS: 1500   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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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (1026) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Hazy amber with thin white head; aroma is of crude oil; flavor is complex blend of oil, citrus, hops and rye; feels medium body and crispy fizzy; finishes long, dry and hoppy


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadShaolin (50) - - FEB 25, 2015
Foamy khaki head, peppery sort of gym rope citrus smell. Creamy and malty. Spicy rye flavor with a citrusy hop bitterness. There are two parts to this beer. Front palate does not harmonize as well as the back palate. Unique beer and always solid SN ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CelticBrew (896) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a dark amber color with an off white head and some lacing. Aroma of strong rye and spices with an equally strong hop presence. Flavour of peppery rye, assertive citrusy bitterness, turning more of a herbal citrus pithy bitterness towards the finish. Superior beer, my fave from SN.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (771) - Orsenigo, ITALY - FEB 18, 2015
Clear copper amber, cream head Aromatic hops, citruses, sweet caramel, toffee, tropical fruit Nice aftertaste, bitter sweet ending Malts, hay, hops, herbaceous, bitter caramel

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fantomasus (253) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 15, 2015
12 FL. OZ. Bottle. Pours a nice amber with a lovely head of just off white foam. Aroma: caramel, bread, cereal, resin, dough, barnyard, cheese, cooked vegetables, nice. One of the nicest palates I’ve had from an IPA: medium body, creamy, slick feel, soft carbonation, very little stickiness, and a long lingering gently bitter finish. Cheers!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bennetporter (145) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pours a copper from a bottle. Nose is some piney hoppiness, some caramel. Flavor is not as pronounced as I would have hoped on the rye, just another IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrMeadMan (19) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Nice spicy aroma. Ever so slightly hazy with a rich orange color. Resinous flavors and nice hoppiness combine to produce a bitter brew but overly so. Good carbonation and mouth feel levels. Though I am not partial to ryes in general, this one doesn’t over play the rye and it rates highly for it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
X (32) - California, USA - JAN 29, 2015
This is a sharply bitter brewski. Fans of bitter brews will love this one. Uh, that would be me. I am an expert on what I like. Seriously.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (583) - ITALY - JAN 28, 2015
In bottiglia. Colore ramato carico, schiuma fine e pannosa. aroma di cereale, caramello, frutta secca, nocciola seguita da note erbecee e vegetali. Al palato corpo medio, rotondo, note rustiche e terrose, caramello, nocciola, ben bilanciato da una luppolatura generosa ma mai eccessiva che dona nota erbacee ed una buona secchezza.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
scarpin (19) - BRAZIL - JAN 23, 2015
Cerveja IPA clara bem encorpada e saborosa. Fica o amargor classico de uma cerveja IPA no final.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2786) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber with a tight white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, rye and breadiness. Flavor was lightly bitter with caramel, rye, pine, bread, citrus and had some pepper spiciness.


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