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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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4,892 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,892
Reviews: 1,640
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 283
Gots: 421 | 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:
Beer added by: Todd on 02-22-2004

Brewed with four varieties of Belgian caramel malts and 100% Amarillo hops.
70 IBU

Formerly called "Founders Red's Rye PA"
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Hazy tarnished copper in color, with a massive, dense and persistent tan head, which retains quite well. Thick glass-coating lace adorns the walls of the chalice.

Aroma: Bold citrus hops vie with lots of sweet rye in the nose, with a respectable portion of dark caramel as well.

Taste: Opens with a profound grapefruit and hop presence, but the rye and dark caramel shine as well. While the hops dominate the taste throughout, the malt backbone holds its own very well. Finishes with a late surge of pine tar hops, but the rye manages to shine on.

Mouth feel: Velvety and full, with a moderate sting of carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Although I am not a rye beer partisan, it is difficult to overstate the quality of Founders Red's Rye PA. Those who declaim rye beers should try this before abandoning the style.

Presentation: Packaged in a stubby twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,892 ratings.