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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,512 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,512
Reviews: 1,628
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 220
Gots: 297 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with four varieties of Belgian caramel malts and 100% Amarillo hops.
70 IBU

Formerly called "Founders Red's Rye PA"

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-22-2004)
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BamaBeerBuff

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4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a very bright crimson-amber color with a creamy, tan-colored head. Solid layer of steamed-milk-froth foam lasts for quite a while, and it lays down some nice rings of lace, as well. The color really is quite impressive.

S: Bouquet of citrusy hop aromas meld perfectly with a bold caramel malt presence. Rye isn't much of a player in the nose, but I'm not complaining. This smells like a big, bad beer even though it's only 6.6% ABV.

T&M: Delicious! Full-on grapefruit hop flavors are balanced wonderfully by rich, toasted caramel malt and spiced flavor from the rye. Finish lingers with some tingling spiciness that really makes you anticipate the next sip. Carbonation is light, with a somewhat full mouthfeel that works wonderfully. The more I drink, the better it gets. This truly is a great beer.

D: Delicious flavor, great body, but the higher ABV limits sessionability. Still, this is easily the best rye beer I've ever had, and would rank highly on the IPA scale if it were so classified. Fantastic job by Founders on this one.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2010 02:42:51 | More by BamaBeerBuff
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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,512 ratings.