Founders Red's Rye IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
5,230
Reviews:
1,667
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
10.5%
 
 
Wants:
392
Gots:
629
For Trade:
7
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.6/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Orange copper color with a 1/4 inch off white head and no real retention

Smell: Lots of floral hops upfront with just a hint of caramel in the background

Taste: For me the taste was a bit interesting. The way the floral hops blended with the rye wasn't bad but it didn't quite work for me.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium carbonation with a bit of hop sting on the finish

Overall: The beer wasn't bad and I seem to be in the minority on this one but the beer just didn't work for me

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This has a hazy copper color with some streams of bubbles. Not much head and lacing, but that can be forgiven. Very strong rye scent. Very excited to try.

On the tasting end, there's a very nice floral bitter scent with some rye hints underneath. Very good, but a bit disappointed if only because I was expecting more of a rye wallop. It's hoppy with hints of citrus. Very nicely carbonated and refreshing. This is a beautifully balanced ale with tons of flavor coming through.

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Founders Red's Rye IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 5,230 ratings.
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