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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: 344 | 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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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-06-2013 13:08:09 | More by BrewmanCapote
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MWilt

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-06-2013 11:20:14 | More by MWilt
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1424IpA

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-06-2013 05:00:54 | More by 1424IpA
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rkf1976

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-06-2013 00:58:20 | More by rkf1976
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Bowdoinbeerboy

Maine

4.53/5  rDev +8.1%

Poured from a 120z bottle. This beer pours with very little head, some lacing around the edges. The beer itself is a brilliant red-amber color, lots of caramel malt perhaps? The smell of this beer is outrageously good, the rye is nice and peppery smelling and there is a solid malty backbone here.

The rye also comes through in the taste, there is pepper right up front which fades fairly quickly to a nice bready-malt core. The rye comes back a bit on the after-taste with a spicy pepper note that really lingers. The moutfhfeel here is also great, it really fills the entire palate. A nice, rye forward example of the style.

This is one hell of a tasty beer! Definitely worth purchasing again.

04-05-2013 23:19:39 | More by Bowdoinbeerboy
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-05-2013 21:52:17 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-05-2013 20:38:08 | More by Coduhhh
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chancy14

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-05-2013 15:17:02 | More by chancy14
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milwaukee512

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +19.3%

04-05-2013 03:42:37 | More by milwaukee512
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Bzah

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-04-2013 23:40:42 | More by Bzah
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ShawneeIrish

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-04-2013 22:41:23 | More by ShawneeIrish
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ThirstyHowellthe3rd

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-04-2013 04:16:59 | More by ThirstyHowellthe3rd
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-04-2013 02:48:04 | More by Tom_Gilman
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halfshell

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-04-2013 00:43:36 | More by halfshell
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barczar

Kentucky

4.08/5  rDev -2.6%

Pours a slightly hazy, ruddy brown with copper highlights and a frothy one inch billowing head that dissipates slowly, leaving thick, spotty lacing.

Fruity hop notes mix with resin, onion, and significant amber malt to form the initial aroma. Rye, pine, and grapefruit add complexity.

Flavor reveals significant toasted malt at the backbone, giving way to rye bitterness and flavor at the finish. Underpinnings of grapefruit and resin become more prominent as it warms. Floral and earthy hops and pine surface near the finish.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation and a bit of astringent bite.

Solid beer with a decent malt support to counter the bitter rye character and enough flavoring hops to add intrigue. Would prefer more complexity in hop flavor and less bitterness, but that's personal preference.

04-04-2013 00:38:02 | More by barczar
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Dogzbone

New York

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-03-2013 18:54:14 | More by Dogzbone
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev -0.2%

A - Pours a hazy copperish red with a one finger offwhitehead with decent retention and great lacing

S - Definately lemon and grapefruit with a slight hint of malts and rye

T - Wow. Awesome flavor and nothing like I thought it would be after smelling this beer. The caramel malts blend perfevtly with the hops and there is definately the spiceness/dryness of the rye. Its alll followed by a pleasent pine aftertaste

M - Moderately bubbly Medium body beer. I felt like it was very smoot and went down easily.

O - Another great beer by Founders. Best Rye IPA I have had yet. Will be looking for this one again no doubt!

04-03-2013 00:53:13 | More by Goosehunter75
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Shatter

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-03-2013 00:21:21 | More by Shatter
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olivermonster

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-02-2013 23:56:55 | More by olivermonster
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-02-2013 13:35:46 | More by roostor07
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-02-2013 01:34:49 | More by Hallertau
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Creeker1980

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-01-2013 23:28:42 | More by Creeker1980
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aslamm75

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

04-01-2013 21:52:58 | More by aslamm75
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timmybaggins

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-01-2013 19:58:21 | More by timmybaggins
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

04-01-2013 18:58:06 | More by mklisz
Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,668 ratings.