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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

4,274 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 4274
Reviews: 1611
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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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on January 17, 2013.

The pour is a decent looking amber reddish-brown with a slightly cloudy mist and a long lasting beige-tan head.

The aroma espouses earthy hops and grainy malts in that order balanced with a sweetish tone.

The body is about medium but it has smooth when it coats the back of my throat.

The earthy hops are noticed up front in the taste like the aroma with a classic balance of grains moderating the overall flavor. There is a huge bitterness at the end. Rye PA's are not high on my style list but this was a fine example of it.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 00:00:47 | More by puboflyons
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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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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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