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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,275 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4275
Reviews: 1612
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%


Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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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Reviews by macrosmatic:
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into pint glass.

A: Reddish brown, a bit darker than I expected, with some haze and a bit of visible carbonation. A flat brown head forms, but regresses fairly quickly.

S: Dark and bready, with pine & citrus hops, dark sweet malt.

T: Nice citrus/orange hops, sweet bread, toffee.

M: Nice medium to a bit heavy mouthfeel, good carbonation. Minimal alcohol presence. Finishes with a citrus pith hang.

O: This is different & tasty! Another good beer from Founders. Glad I have one more!

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 01:39:59 | More by macrosmatic
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eepound2

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer was poured from my growler into a regular pint glass. Pour was amber color with a little lightness to it, very nice. My pour had a fairly small white head. Smell as happy with some grapefruit and a little lemony. Taste was similar to that as it was flavorful and happy with a citrus kick but decently balanced. This was my first time having this beer and I was very happy with it. When available on tap, I will definitely get again. Solid brew from founders

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4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
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Pours a hazy light amber, very thin white head.

Smell, strong hops and grapefruit, with some early spring earthiness.

Tastes is bold grapefruit, slight hint of coriander, and very well hopped up.

Mouth-feel, good carbonation combine with a great bitter end.

Overall - Wonderful, get some of this one fresh and it won't disappoint...if you like grapefruit, it is seriously a gulp-able brew.

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Bottled 08/13/13 at 50 degrees into regular pint glass
Aroma of pine and rye
Head average (3 cm), creamy, off white, slowly diminishing
Lacing good, multiple rings > 1 cm wide with mostly small bubbles
Body medium amber, clear
Flavor begins spicy with a hint of hop pineness, slowly fades to a slight bitterness; no alcohol, no malt, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, slightly oily, carbonation soft.

Evan though this is 8 months old, it is still flavorable, with the rye predominating. The reduced presence of hops could be because of the age of the beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 21:28:45 | More by Ozzylizard
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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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