Founders Black Rye | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Black RyeFounders Black Rye
BEER INFO

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

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
78 IBU

Added by maxpower on 09-17-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,592
Reviews:
455
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
7.92%
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
302
For Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,592 |  Reviews: 455
Photo of Junior
2.94/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bought this one from a singles rack. Not one I will be likely to try again.

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Photo of Gajo74
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Coming out of the bottle, it looks dark brown, however, in the glass it looks nearly black. Modest slightly tan head quickly dissipates into a thin ring like lace. A pleasant aroma of chocolate malts and lightly roasted coffee. There is a sweet and creamy chocolate coating on the tongue, however, a moderate bitterness of hops and spicy rye predominate the mouthfeel. Smooth and creamy, medium bodied and mellow in the mouthfeel. The alcohol is barely detectable but it has a warming effect. I liked this one overall.

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Photo of kds2437
3.66/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Manny1909
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of q33jeff
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

"3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (745) - - JAN 11, 2015
**
01/11/2015
Appearance: dark black, white head. Aroma: dark chocolate, coffee, toast Taste: ash, hops, rye, Interesting beer. I always love when rye works in a beer.
**

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Photo of red94tt
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chillin
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Arnar_Hallsson
3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakley
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oldvines
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robear
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jodybrutal
3.73/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBishopco
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mportnoy
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of QuadriderMX
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beernoobie
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kinger86
3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griggsy
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PeterOSU
3.82/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Founders Black Rye from Founders Brewing Company
4.04 out of 5 based on 1,592 ratings.
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