Founders Red's Rye IPA | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Red's Rye IPAFounders Red's Rye IPA
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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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4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear reddish orange color with a huge bubbly off white head that persists forever. Smells of spice, and pine, with bits of citrus and caramel coming off of the edges. The taste follows the aroma to a tee.Medium to thin body with a moderate level of carbonation and a watery resinous mouthfeel. This is a nice beer, it smells great! For my tastes I would have liked a hint more body though.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.95/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A - Medium amber, with hints of orange, nice two finger creamy off white head, very slight haze, good lacing, head slowly recedes leaving a thin layer.

S - Get some citrus, pine, caramel and malt.

T - Nicely balanced taste, good hop profile, citrus, pine, finishes with some malt flavors and a hint of rye.

M - mild bodied and mild carbonation

O - Very nicely balanced brew, good hops, have yet to go bad with Founders.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of ChiPool
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a sixer at Binny's/Clybourn. Oddly, bottle date seems to have disappeared from all of my bottles. Hmm...

Poured into Founders tulip. It pours a deep amber, with a nice (half inch) cream colored head. Can't see through this brew. The smell offer some bready malts, with a hint of rye spiciness. There is a bit of raisin smell to it. Taste is above average: for the most part, a very good pale ale, a bit of rye spiciness, and a lingering bitterness.

For the style, i'd put it above the SN & 3F versions, but not as good as the 2 Brothers. With the disappearing bottle date, i'm not sure how fresh this is. Looking forward to my trip to Founders in a few weeks, as this is one of my favorite Founders beers.

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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5/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -34.2%

Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90.6% out of 100 with 5,235 ratings
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