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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,554 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,554
Reviews: 1,629
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 225
Gots: 313 | FT: 9
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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lochef81

Michigan

3.84/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This ale pours a deep mahogany color with a very small Head that lasts just a minute or so. The aroma is all rye, malt, and spice. There is little to no hint of hops or of the ipa qualities of this beer. It's Sips dry and a little rough with a bit of alcohol bite on the tail end. The body is a bit thin for this type of ale. The flavor is definitely rye and a lot of malt. Almost more like a porter than an ipa. There is virtually no hoppiness at all. Overall this is a very good beer (still rarely disappointed by Founders). It's just not what I expect from a rye ipa. Hits on the rye notes but not on the ipa ones.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 23:10:25 | More by lochef81
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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,554 ratings.