Founders Red's Rye IPA | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA
BA SCORE
90.6%
Liked This Beer
4.18 w/ 5,236 ratings
Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red'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:
#1,168
Reviews:
1,668
Ratings:
5,236
Liked:
4,742
Avg:
4.18/5
pDev:
10.53%
Alströms:
4.41
 
 
Wants:
393
Gots:
632
Trade:
7
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,236 |  Reviews: 1,668
Photo of Terptwerp
4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

There is a strong smell and taste of grapefruit in the beer (even though no grapefruit is used). The rye adds a nice spiciness to the beer. This is a great beer to have on a hot day. I wish that this was still a year round offering.

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Photo of tuowl74a
4.12/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of goblue30
4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shawnxa3
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.76/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puck1225
4.37/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

(From notes taken at the Hop Cat in Ann Arbor.) Poured from draft into a pint glass, a clear golden red with excellent head and lacing. It has a sweet floral smell. The taste has a ice spicy hoppiness that gives this beer a rich taste and feel. Red ales and rye beers are both favorites and this is a great beer!

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4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jk3
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of kbarnes9
4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fern22
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GangOf1
4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TomMahan
3.58/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

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4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bigdog3838
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GlennWB
4.66/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Steve_N
3.72/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of Remmy800
4.82/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of tyronegangsta
4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluehende
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkurhajec
4.46/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90.6% out of 100 with 5,236 ratings
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