Red's Rye IPA
Founders Brewing Company

Red's Rye IPARed's Rye IPA
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Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
Rye Beer
Ranked #7
Ranked #3,420
4.18 | pDev: 10.53%
Sunday at 02:38 AM
Feb 22, 2004
Brewed with four varieties of Belgian caramel malts and 100% Amarillo hops.
70 IBU

Formerly called "Founders Red's Rye PA"
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Rated by Lanoke12 from Michigan

4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Great on tap with a full hop flavor. A great twist on Founders usual IPA lineup.
Oct 31, 2023
Rated: 4.14 by Bitburger from Vermont

May 07, 2023
Rated: 4.58 by SoundMakesSense from Indiana

Mar 05, 2023
Rated: 4.38 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Feb 20, 2023
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On tap at founders

Pours an amber red with a one finger foamy white head. Smells of Caramel and biscuity malt, peppery rye, pine and citrus peel. Malty up front with caramel Notre, mid palate gives citrus zest and pine resin. The finish gives some malty sweetness with a citrus linger. Medium body with moderate carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish
Sep 10, 2022
Rated: 4.11 by gardner254 from Ohio

Jun 02, 2022
Rated: 4 by ryand14 from Michigan

Feb 13, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by Plonk from Alabama

Dec 04, 2021
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Reviewed by Whyteboar from Michigan

4.57/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Astounded that I have not reviewed this yet. It is the single beer that I have never fell out of favor with. Others come and go as tastes change but this one always hits the sweet spot for me.
Pours a lovely burnished red and sports a manilla colored head for a little while.
The aroma is hoppy and malty and just an ideal combination of these.
The taste is where this really shines. Crisp is the word- such a balanced layering of flavors from spices to caramel to citrus and a refreshing bitterness to finish the sip.
The feel is ideal for the style, I am not sure it can be improved.
OA, it’s always on draft around W Michigan which is good as they seldom bottle or can it as it looses flavor quickly. Or so they say. I’d rather drink an older container of this than not drink it at all.
Really good beer!
Nov 11, 2021
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Reviewed by NCSapiens from Indiana

4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pretty good rye IPA. Dark amber color with ample white head. Rye flavored IPA with nice flavor profile and few off-putting flavors. Overall eminently drinkable—not too bitter for an IPA, not too sweet. Well rounded and well crafted.
Nov 02, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by Meddwol from Michigan

Oct 17, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by jacobk1997 from Georgia

Jul 05, 2021
Rated: 3 by jkermitj from Mississippi

Jun 10, 2021
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Rated by Dangerfield from Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Best beer I've ever had!
May 17, 2021
Rated: 4.35 by Metalgod666 from Michigan

May 06, 2021
Rated: 4 by eameslover from Michigan

Apr 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
355 ml bottle, courtesy of Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 6.6%, 70 IBUs. Reddish brown colour, big and lasting off-white head. Nice aroma of floral and citrussy hops (dry hopped with Amarillo), also sweetish notes of caramel and orange marmalade. The flavour has also notes of orange marmalade and caramel malts, but is not extremely sweet. There is a distinct hoppy bitterness towards the end, with grapefruity and resinous notes, lasting through the long aftertaste. Good stuff.
Apr 17, 2021
Rated: 4 by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

Mar 18, 2021
Rated: 4 by Sinister from New York

Feb 21, 2021
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