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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,668 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,668
Reviews: 1,631
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 241
Gots: 345 | 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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nicholas527

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.3%

01-22-2012 19:31:10 | More by nicholas527
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Flatlands

Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-22-2012 18:09:28 | More by Flatlands
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JWRitchie76

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

01-22-2012 15:00:11 | More by JWRitchie76
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-22-2012 14:21:37 | More by Mantooth
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dprophet

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-22-2012 09:50:33 | More by dprophet
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jskennedy

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-22-2012 01:46:04 | More by jskennedy
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soju6

Missouri

4.13/5  rDev -1.4%

A: Pours a burnt orange color with a small off-white head that fades to nice lacing.

S: Aroma of rye, citrus, grain and bit of malt sweetness. There are also traces of spice and herb in the background.

T:Taste of citrus with some mild sweetness. A mixture of spice and herbs with a grainy texture. A distinct bitterness and a dry finish.

F: Fairly medium body, crisp smooth and refreshing.

O: Goes down easy. Interesting beer with a unique character. Well worth a try.

01-21-2012 21:47:03 | More by soju6
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paxchristi

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-21-2012 17:31:58 | More by paxchristi
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TCJosh

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-21-2012 00:32:17 | More by TCJosh
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falconxman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-20-2012 06:07:44 | More by falconxman
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demgoth

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-20-2012 05:08:09 | More by demgoth
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Christierocks

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-20-2012 03:16:29 | More by Christierocks
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TTAmod

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +2.6%

12 oz. bottle into pint glass.

A: Ruby/amber colored beer with a fairly sustained, thick, one-finger khaki-colored head.

S: Nose is nice and complex. It's hoppy, earthy, a bit spicy, malty...a lot going on. Very nice.

T: Also has an equally complex taste. It's fairly hoppy up front, smacking the palate with pine and grapefruit. The beer switches gears a bit and turns really earthy and malty. Finally, the rye spice peaks through at the end and leaves a bitter, spicy, rye aftertaste. Very tasty.

M: Mouthfeel is appropriately thick and smooth. Goes down nice and easy. No issues here.

O: Certainly the epitome of the style. Looks good, nose is amazing, taste is nice and complex, and mouthfeel is good. This one is a classic. I really judge all rye beers against this one. A think a bit more of caramel malt sweetness would really put it over the top, though.

Nonetheless, a great treat.

01-19-2012 04:27:18 | More by TTAmod
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

01-18-2012 22:18:26 | More by KAF
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danjohn1234

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +19.3%

01-18-2012 22:14:16 | More by danjohn1234
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-18-2012 19:18:13 | More by jacewg
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-17-2012 19:19:08 | More by nmeiborg
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nmcollins05

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

01-17-2012 17:21:35 | More by nmcollins05
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zenwatts

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-17-2012 16:33:32 | More by zenwatts
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mjmadsen21

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-17-2012 06:15:57 | More by mjmadsen21
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Breylan

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.5%

01-17-2012 06:14:07 | More by Breylan
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dmorley21

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

01-17-2012 02:12:55 | More by dmorley21
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Charlesl22

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-17-2012 01:39:18 | More by Charlesl22
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Sparger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

01-16-2012 15:37:13 | More by Sparger
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev -0.2%

poured from a 10oz bottle into a tumbler, bottled 9/19/11

Appearance is a nice hazy red/amber with an off-white frothy head, some lacing. Smell is of citrus, pine and resin hops (mostly pine and resin). General smell profile is sweet and spicy. Some sweetness from the malt. Smells like a DIPA. Taste is sweet resin and citrus hops. It is quite light and starts off intensely bitter and perhaps bit peppery? Less bitter over time, a bit of caramel malt taste. Very little alcohol presence. Mouthfeel is very light and bitter with some spiciness, med-high carb.

A light, spicy, and bitter beer. Smells like a DIPA, tastes like a light IPA. Not sure if I picked out the rye at all. But a nice beer. Interesting note: leaves a slight coolness (menthol like taste/feeling) in the salivary gland region.

01-16-2012 06:23:54 | More by VaterRoss
Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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