Our Red RyePA is a remarkably well-balanced brew made with rye, pleasing folks who typically don’t care for a lot of hops in their glass. The fruity citrus flavor of C-hops is a perfect addition to the spicy crispness of rye malt. Sure to win over the new beer connoisseur, it’s become a favorite with our Midwest customers. Grab it while you can, as this one’s seasonal!
- Copperish-golden hue
- C-hops citrus flavor and aroma with spice of rye malt
- Ingredients include: 6 lb. Gold liquid malt extract, 2 oz. Chocolate Rye, 3 oz. Crystal Rye, 3 oz. Crystal 50-60, 4 oz. Rye malt, 4 oz. Flaked Rye, 2 oz. Columbus pellet hops, 1.5 oz. Centennial pellet hops, yeast, 5 oz. priming sugar and a muslin bag
- Copperish-golden hue
- Details & Instructions
4.7 / 5.059 ReviewsSuperb Pale Ale with slight Rye CharacterSuperb pale ale, but not a lot of the expected rye "spiciness". Safale S-05 fermented quickly in a week, then two more weeks in the secondary before bottling--this dry yeast performs very well. Hops are well matched to the malt base and the timings classic for this style. I also dry hopped 1oz of Cascade for the last week in the secondary. The resulting beer was near-IPA in terms of hop smell/taste, malt flavor, color and overall taste with just a bit of the rye character coming out. If you like Pale Ales and hoppy beers, this one is for you to try something different and dabble in the rye pale ale style.March 5, 2013Great Rye TasteI bought this beer because I wanted to mix it up from the stouts and regular ipa's that I love brewing. I made this kit because I love the taste of rye beer and wanted a new challenge. I have not been dissapointed with this kit one bit._x000D__x000D_I brewed everything to the letter from the instructions except I added in the extra 1/2 oz of hops leftover from the boil because come one, what am I going to do with a 1/2 oz. of open hops except brew with it. I kept the brew in the bucket for a week and then transfered it to a glass carboy where is stayed for two weeks. We bottled the brew and let it age for three weeks before trying and the rye flavor was great. It was nothing like Founder's Red RyePA (what I was hoping for) but it is still a very solid beer. _x000D__x000D_If I could change something about this brew, I would have dry hopped with some citrusy hops like simcoe during the 2nd fermentation to add to the hoppy flavor (with low alpha acids). Would recommend this kit for someone wanting to mix it up a little with a new flavor.March 15, 2013Great beerI make this beer but dry hop with an ounce of Cascade leaf hops and it makes an amazing rye pale ale! You could also experiment with other varieties for dry-hopping, but either way i would definitely recommend it for this beer!March 22, 2013Hippity HopBrewed this one up a couple of months ago for the Easter celebration, needless to say it was a hit with the family! I gave it a couple weeks in the keg at serving pressure to calm it down a bit and it really was worth the wait. Stuck to the recipe and gave it an extra week in both the primary and secondary with great overall results.April 9, 2013ExcellentI really enjoyed this one and it got better the longer it sat in the bottle. The rye gives it a subtle spiciness that was quite tasty.April 11, 2013Wonderful!Brewed this beer and it turned out just perfect. I was looking for a nice Rye beer and this one hit the spot. Brewed almost as directed, but added an additional 1/2 oz of Centennial hops just right at flame out for a little more aroma. Not sure this one is going to stick around my house now that my wife has really tasted it. Will more than likely brew this one again. Used a yeast starter and primary 13 days, secondary 3 weeks and 3+ weeks in the bottle.April 22, 2013Good IPAOverall, this was a good IPA, and I'm satisfied with the kit. It has that nice Rye spiciness. Over time the hops aroma and taste fades so drink it fresh. I let it sit a month in the secondary and that may have been a mistake. I used the smack pack for the yeast option and it came out well.May 16, 2013red rye paThis is a really good beer. The rye gives a nice spicy flavor to the mouth feel of the beer. It's not too bitter, and the hops are a little less pronounced with this kit. If you looking for something a little different, give it a try!May 18, 2013very nice!I bought this kit on a whim-- with no idea what to expect taste-wise._x000D__x000D_But I was pleasantly surprised by the results. It's a beautiful copper color, with a thick, creamy head. Refreshingly bitter with a nice citrusy flavor from the centennial hops and a slight dryness from the rye. The only variation I might try next time is a dry-hop to bump up the aroma which I feel would round out the total effect._x000D__x000D_I'll definitely be brewing this one again.June 3, 2013Spicy and DifferentGreat Kit that I used as a base to make a Rosemary Rye Beer. _x000D_I adjusted the recipe to use less bittering hops and adding some willamette hops to flameout and dry hopping. Plus I ended up with some leftover hops for another brew. Very highly recommend this kit for the price.July 3, 2013
- Customer Q&A
Browse 1 question Browse 1 question and 3 answersI plan on kegging this one. I was planning on just leaving it in the primary for 2 weeks and then taking a week to carbonate it. Thoughts?BEST ANSWER: I would transfer to a secondary for a while first. 2 weeks is a little short - and will most likely still have suspended particles. I would suggest a few weeks in the primary and another couple in a secondary. Keg then.