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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,778 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,778
Reviews: 1,635
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 257
Gots: 382 | 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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4/5  rDev -4.3%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Hophead717, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

dav, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Tackle42, Dec 05, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

nmann08, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

BrewinHeadBanger, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

Iggy4Mayor, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

ZacharyJ, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

drn, Dec 04, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

bigred89, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

pavpav12, Dec 04, 2011
Photo of BeerFiend2002
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into Yuengling draft glass

A- Poured a dark murky amber color with a soapy, light beige one-finger head.

S- Terrific nose on this one. Grapefruit, orange, floral notes, pine, and a little malt are all mixed together harmoniously.

T- Grapefruit up front, followed by pine, grapefruit rind, toasty malt, and some of the rye. The rye gives it a sort of spiciness and sourness. Little bit of bitterness on the finish. Good stuff.

M- Smooth, medium-bodied beer. Pretty standard for the ABV and style.

O- This is a solid beer. Founders makes good ones and this is no exception. This isn't up there with Bear Republic's Hop Rod Rye, but if you want a good rye, can't go wrong here.

BeerFiend2002, Dec 03, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

beerslushy, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

cps98, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

BrendanDouglas, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

tripledbrew, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.6%

aasimon, Dec 02, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

TheNightwatchman, Dec 02, 2011
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2.78/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Medium copper color with a thick head which settled quickly.

S - Grapefruit and Fir bud resin hops smells dominate.

T - Citric hops dominate the flavor, pushing all else aside. I was looking forward to rye flavors, but none were apparent.

M - Thick and slighly viscous, oily hoppiness.

WhiteOak, Dec 02, 2011
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headyhopzhead, Dec 01, 2011
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4.43/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - slightly hazy, red-tinted amber.

Smell - Huge and complex aromas here - deep, toffee-like caramel malt flavours on the bottom end; huge hops aromas of sweet orange and pineapple in the middle; spicy rye and mint on the end.

Taste - Very smooth flavours of rye and hops - spicy and fruity, a hit of alcohol heat in the middle, and a nice bitter finish.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

blange3, Dec 01, 2011
Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,778 ratings.