SPDickerman (1239) - 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. 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 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. mkel07 (5963) - 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. 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.
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! MetalNHopHead (1976) - 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. 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. 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. 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.