Founders Red's Rye IPA | Founders Brewing Company

5,228 Ratings
Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really outstanding take on an IPA. Keep in mind I just drank a Sculpin before this which I consider one of the best IPA's there is. The Rye just adds a little something, a little breadyness, a little something different...but still really good. It has all the aromas you expect from a great IPA, Grapefruit, Mango, Pine. The malt bill seems much higher than a typical IPA so you get a really good malt sweetness to counter the bitter hops. Dry finish only leaves you wanting another sip. If you haven't had it, try it.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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

A - deep red mahogany color, finger of off white head with nice lacing
S - tropical fruits, grapefruit, some floral smells, caramel malt in the background, pine
T - piney, grapefruit, floral hops, caramel malt, rye
M - light medium mouthfeel, alc covered, hoppy piney aftertaste w that nice caramel taste a red ipa should have
O - great american red ale. I love Founders

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single at the Downtown Wine and Gourmet in Harrisonburg, VA on 9-19 for $3.99. Bottled on 8-13-13.

Beer poured copper with a nice white head that is leaving some lacing behind.

Nose is citrus city with hints of caramel malt and rye.

Taste has a nice caramel malt backing with a nice citrus and rye spiced finish.

Mouthfeel is moderately carbonated, medium bodied, and refreshing.

Overall this is an excellent beer, i have found i really enjoy rye infused brews...definitely try it if you have the chance!

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 5,228 ratings.
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