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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA

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4,695 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,695
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 249
Gots: 357 | FT: 9
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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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

OleLouIPA, Feb 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -52.3%

bdkucharski, Feb 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

cld253, Feb 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

smb4087, Feb 18, 2012
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4.58/5  rDev +9.3%

OK, I'm a Founders man through and through and Red's does it for me every time!
This beer has just the right amount of bitterness to satisfy a hophead, but tame enough for just about anyone.
I enjoy this beer when I want something right in the middle of the bitterness range.
GREAT Summer beer to enjoy with a burger fresh off the grill or when you're chillaxin with a bag of chips watching the game.

MichPaul, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

oldvines, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

xavier390, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

hinghamhawkeye, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Kgristoff, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

druptight, Feb 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +19.3%

Beezee, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

denimdemon, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

CarpalTunnell, Feb 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

aszatk01, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

JVan, Feb 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -28.4%

jdprmd, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

bcal16, Feb 16, 2012
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4.49/5  rDev +7.2%

One of my #1 go-to's. Pours a deep amber red color with a creamy just barely off-white head. Aroma of spicy rye, big piney hopes, maybe a little grapefruit peel. Flavor follows with big up front bitter, but quickly runs smooth on the palate into a spicy rye accented by toffee and biscuit malts. The pine comes back into play as it goes down the gullet. Medium mouthfeel, a bit dry on the finish. Plenty of carbonation. This beer is pretty awesome.

BMMillsy, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

omegaman, Feb 15, 2012
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4.63/5  rDev +10.5%

Note - Review done from notes, drank on 1/24/12 out of a pint glass.

A - Fantastic copper red color. Small amount of off white head that leaves perfect rings of lacing.

S - Lots of rye, very bold aroma with the hop and rye mix. Some sweet aroma from the malts, Also some light citrus/floral scent. No hint of alcohol at all.

T - the rye is awesome in this beer, great flavor, a nice bitter finish from the hops. very well balanced with some sweet malt character. Definitely not lacking anything.

M - Perfect carbonation, very crisp feeling making the hops stand out even more. No warm alcohol feeling, and a nice thin viscosity. Very drinkable.

O - Overall this beer was fantastic. Great balance between the rye, sweet malt, and bitter hops. The rye creates such a bold flavor there is really nothing else like it.

rogueleonardi, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

akttr, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

travMI13, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

SuperNova777, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

therobot, Feb 14, 2012
Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,695 ratings.