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Founders Black Rye - Founders Brewing Company

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1,232 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 454
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 92
Gots: 189 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: maxpower on 09-17-2004

78 IBU
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Ratings: 1,232 | Reviews: 454
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4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of STBbrewing
4.78/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Over all this is exactly what it says it is. The rye adds a great flavor to the black malt and hops.

Photo of tjmiller718
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pete_IV
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of richkrull
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of delta490
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep not-quite-black brown with a thin creamy tan head that holds on and leaves nice small sticky lacing. The aroma is splendid, with hints of rye spice, black malt roast and pine hops. The taste is even better (if you like that sort of thing) with additional floral and earthy hops and some rye spice added in. The body is a great weight, not to heavy or slick but with a nice feel and a little spice bite on the finish.

Photo of Neilnpk
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LouDogg114
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hit728
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichD
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StArnoldFan
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of shadwow13
3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pmangold
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrJuengling
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dogleg
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bubseymour
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smokey, earthy and dare I say leathery taste notes. Ok brew but not sure the flavor really works that well for me.

Photo of Nickcal
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jcb7472
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drtth
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fievel
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of REY_CORTEZ
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Founders Black Rye from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.