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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

Founders RübæusFounders Rübæus

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,673 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1673
Reviews: 498
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%


Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This brew achieves its unique raspberry taste by the addition of only fresh raspberries at five seperate stages in the brewing process.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-08-2005)
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Reviews by ClearDog:
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ClearDog

Wisconsin

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance -- It really looks like Cranberry juice in my pint glass with the exception of the one finger, red tinted head. The head dies down quickly. If there's any lacing, it's very thin and wet.

Smell -- Like raspberry syrup . . . real concentrated smell. It also reminds me of Leinenkugle's Berryweiss.

Taste -- Super tart, syrupy tasting raspberries. Very concentrated flavor. Again reminds me of Leinenkugles's Berryweiss, but heavier.

Mouthfeel -- Heavy for a fruit beer in my opinion. Very wine like.

Drinkability -- It's different, that's for sure. I'm having a hard time finishing the bottle. It's just a little too sweet and tart for my taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2006 03:32:07 | More by ClearDog
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Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,673 ratings.