Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company
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4.47/5 rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A- Thin light pink/white head than fades pretty quick. Sitting a cloudy dark pink/red body.
S- Big raspberry nose but also a nice helping of caramel malts that I wasn't expecting. It is a very interesting aroma. I think the way they brewed it really gives off many different layers of raspberries. I also want to say there is some grass hops in there too.
T- Very interesting taste. Many levels of raspberries blended in with a light alcohol that just tickles your tongue, sugar, a caramel body, and a hint of grass hops. The alcohol warms up back of throat just a touch. It feels like I am missing some flavors but at the same time I think it's just the raspberries. Nice fresh raspberries that blend between a sour and light bitterness.
M- Thin/medium body with a nice dry finish. Low amount of carbonation to really make this a nice finish.
D- I think this is an excellent brew and would get it again if I saw it in stores on vacation. Once again Founders didn't let me down (only on one or two of their brews)
Serving type: bottle
09-06-2007 03:17:44 | More by BlindPig
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