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Founders Red's Rye IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,813 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,813
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 263
Gots: 389 | 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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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.

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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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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,813 ratings.