Red's Rye IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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Red's Rye IPARed's Rye IPA
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Red's Rye IPARed's Rye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

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"

Added by Todd on 02-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,235
Reviews:
1,669
Ratings:
5,256
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.41
 
 
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3.96/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sethcroisant
4.26/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wolvmar
3.81/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft, served in pint glass. Remembering a day later so...

Poured red, no surprise. Decent head.
Nose wasn’t real strong, but malts came through.
Taste is enjoyable. Nice hints of Rye. Rye spice and hop bitterness. Fairly crisp even with the malts tones. Some lingering bitterness but not overdone.
Good mouthfeel with malts adding depth. Not a stout, but not watery.
Overall a good beer worth trying. Was served ice cold. I Noticed the rye notes much more after warming a bit.

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4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jayk231
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenHoppy
4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of DanJ1979
4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.65/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If only there were more IPAs of this type that hit the mark like Founders Red's IPA does. The caramel really jumps out on the nose and on the pallette. Lots of fruity hops on the nose. At 70 IBUs, this hits the sweet-spot on the pallette. Really really tasty.

On draft at the HopCat in DTW midtown.

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Photo of RodSmith
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful hazy ruby red with an off white head. Smells of pepper, rye, hops, anise, and bread. Tastes of rye, anise, citrus, pepper, other spices, caramel, and some sweetness. Medium creamy body with medium carbonation. Overall an excellent rye beer by Founders.

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3.99/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 5,256 ratings