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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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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,509 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 4,509
Reviews: 1,628
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 217
Gots: 296 | FT: 10
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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jbarber1534

New York

1/5  rDev -76.1%

12-22-2012 17:21:42 | More by jbarber1534
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MaltyGoodness

Pennsylvania

1.18/5  rDev -71.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

12oz. bottle thanks to nflmvp

Pours a very hazy reddish-brown with a mountainous tan head that breaks the plane of the glass, but eventually thins. Thick, sticky lacing on the glass. Some thick brown yeast floating on top of the head. Contaminated?

Smell is funky yeast. I suspect that this bottle has been compromised.

Taste is all funky yeast with a very sour hop flavor. Definite contamination.

Very disappointed that my first experience of this beer was a contaminated bottle. It has definitely been plagued by the grand funk of death.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2006 03:57:45 | More by MaltyGoodness
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

1.45/5  rDev -65.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer pours a clear copper with no head or lace. The aroma is mainly grapefruit with caramel in the background. The flavor is pure hop bitterness which completely overpowers the palate. It's mouthfeel is light-medium and leaves a strong, bitter aftertaste. Founders Reds Rye PA is a disappointing, one-dimensional beer. Not recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 03:19:33 | More by B967ierhunter177
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CWhite

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -64.2%

01-10-2012 17:14:33 | More by CWhite
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jp312

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -64.2%

09-03-2012 23:35:13 | More by jp312
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -64.2%

12-11-2012 19:04:07 | More by skaboom420
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mwar

Kentucky

1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

11-30-2012 18:09:23 | More by mwar
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JHendu

Florida

1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

10-26-2013 19:41:25 | More by JHendu
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Silverback77

Arkansas

1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

11-23-2012 22:24:12 | More by Silverback77
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bboven

Texas

1.98/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

Orange-copper hazy body with a half-finger of head that stays.

Rye spice initially, a lot of fruit and hot alcohol after that.

Huge amount of oxidation overwhelms everything here. There are rye notes and some hop bitterness at the end, but all in all, very hard to swallow.

Moderate carbonation and pretty drying.

This tastes like someone's third batch of homebrew. I've heard a lot of great things about Founders and being a MI native I was very excited to see it in NC. I really hope this was just a bad batch, but it makes me wary of blowing another $10 on their beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2009 22:13:32 | More by bboven
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bdkucharski

Michigan

2/5  rDev -52.3%

02-18-2012 17:08:48 | More by bdkucharski
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jmbraxton

Alabama

2/5  rDev -52.3%

08-19-2012 01:43:42 | More by jmbraxton
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

2/5  rDev -52.3%

06-29-2014 06:26:09 | More by ohiobeer29
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Mudawg

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -52.3%

04-03-2012 09:58:50 | More by Mudawg
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BeerdNick


2/5  rDev -52.3%

05-12-2012 05:13:58 | More by BeerdNick
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thefluker

Missouri

2/5  rDev -52.3%

06-07-2014 22:10:37 | More by thefluker
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -52.3%

09-13-2012 23:57:02 | More by phishfoolme
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AmoDman

Illinois

2/5  rDev -52.3%

03-11-2013 04:09:16 | More by AmoDman
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Boilerbrando

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -52.3%

09-08-2013 00:08:49 | More by Boilerbrando
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -52.3%

01-15-2012 23:41:43 | More by gafferjohn
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ShadyJay

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -52.3%

04-25-2012 17:41:24 | More by ShadyJay
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luento32

Puerto Rico

2/5  rDev -52.3%

12-18-2012 01:31:39 | More by luento32
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senorscientist

Michigan

2/5  rDev -52.3%

01-30-2012 06:46:20 | More by senorscientist
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Shilt

Virginia

2/5  rDev -52.3%

12-26-2011 03:27:53 | More by Shilt
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2/5  rDev -52.3%

01-28-2013 18:53:12 | More by Kyrojack
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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 4,509 ratings.