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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,740 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,740
Reviews: 1,635
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 254
Gots: 375 | FT: 8
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap in clear Shaker pint glass at Clark Street Ale House (Chicago, IL).

A: Deep amber with big-bubbled, off-white 1-2 finger head with good retention and a lot of craggy lace.

S: Stiff herbal rye aroma mixes with caramel and toffee. The hops eclipse the maltiness in the end with a big helping of pine, citrus, and earthy tobacco hops.

T: Crisp and hoppy with some spicy herbal tones from the rye which enhances the big pine and citrus hoppiness really well. The maltiness plays second fiddle but keeps the bitterness in check.

M: Medium bodied with a slick feel and no chalkiness or astringency. Supremely drinkable.

O: A fine brew out of the bottle and a real treat to have on-tap. Tops the list at Clark Street Ale House tonight.

argock, May 08, 2011
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Founders Red’s Rye P.A.
Serving:
Bottle
Appearance: Half a finger of bone colored head. Hazy and the color of autumn leaves.
Smell: Resinous. Reminiscent of fresh cut soft wood.
Taste: Pine and citrus hops and rye spiciness with a toasted malt backbone. Slight floral aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: Carbonated with a lingering finish.
Overall: A well balanced brew and no complaints.

Roxie_B, Sep 14, 2014
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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,740 ratings.