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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,514 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,514
Reviews: 1,628
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 221
Gots: 298 | FT: 10
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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emmgee

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-02-2013 01:14:03 | More by emmgee
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

03-02-2013 00:19:21 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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Nmgreen

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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MarkFy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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GoldHorde

Minnesota

4.48/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oh man do I love IPA's! ...and RYE! Rye beers are a fairly new experience for me and so far of the half dozen plus I've had so far each has been significantly exquisite! Too many exclamation points you say? I've not begun!

What exactly the rye is lending in totality I can't be sure but as far as flavor - according to the styles charts - it is not unlike the flavor profile that you expect in bread styles when picking a rye over wheat or white and I would agree. It definitely has a deeper earthy/grain flavor with that edge of dry bitterness.

The pour is a hazy brown amber and a decent thick head and mouthful of body. The aroma is aggressively hoppy in the IPA style and the flavor is rich rye with a nice bitter afterburn. The hop hit, while noticeable, in the taste is without a hop slap but the rye aftertaste takes care of that.

I, again, bend my rebuilt knees to the gifted beer geniuses at Founders!!!

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 05:49:17 | More by GoldHorde
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a hazy dark amber with a 2 finger tan head. Big trails and amoeba lacing left on the glass.

S- very sweet malts, caramel, toffee, citrus (orange mainly), some spice and pine.

T- sweet toffee, caramel, spicy rye, so,e citrus in there with nice pine bitterness at the finish.

M- medium body and carbonation. Little effervescence but nice creaminess in the middle and finish.

O- very tasty beer, and very similar to hop rod rye which I just had the other day.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 04:31:04 | More by kawilliams81
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

02-28-2013 21:57:21 | More by GaryMarkle84
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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Indiana

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New Hampshire

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Missouri

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Indiana

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Ohio

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California

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Bill235

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

02-24-2013 16:55:39 | More by Bill235
Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,514 ratings.