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Founders Rye Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Rye Stout
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15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TCgoalie on 04-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 2
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3.57/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this on tap at Founders annual Black Party in a 12oz snifter.

A - Black, opaque, mocha colored head

S - Low amount of rye, roasty

T - initial: Barley, grains, roast, rye, biscuity. finish: low bitter hops (3/10), but roasty (5/10)

M - Frothy, viscosity is medium

O - Not my type of brew. Prefer sweetness over the earthy/roasty taste. I wasn't tasting rye specifically. Average beer and not for me.

Photo of TCgoalie
3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A surprise offering from Founders. This will be a part of the lineup for the Black Party and is listed under the Class I lineup.

Pours black with an off-white caramel colored head. The head retention is solid featuring excellent lacing.

The predominant smell is a mix of rye and hops. It is difficult to tell which is which, but I tend to think it is mostly rye due to the spice note. Some dark malts creep in creating a clean smell.

This stout features a good deal of bitterness with a dose of rye spice. Malts compliment the bitterness helping to create balance. It isn't overly complex, but it is a solid stout.

I enjoy the rye in this stout. It creates an easier drink due to the rye mellowing the possibility of any sweetness.

I am a sucker for rye beers, so this tickles my fancy. This won't disappoint.

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Founders Rye Stout from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.