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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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2,340 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,340
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 73
Gots: 240 | FT: 11
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.

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4.04/5  rDev +4.7%

GBeerFan, Saturday at 03:48 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

I am drinking this exactly three months past its bottle date.
Big raspberry nose with a hint of light funk in the background. The glass is sitting on the table and I can still smell raspberries.
Brilliant ruby garnet, ½” pinkish foam cap quickly dissipates. Above average carbonation, slight oiliness, medium to medium light body.
Was afraid of getting a pop beer but it is surprisingly good. Big raspberry flavors are supported by a light tart touch over a hint of caramel and light bread.
A well balanced, refreshing summer beer.

pat61, Wednesday at 08:05 PM
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slipperysoup, Tuesday at 10:42 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

This isn't your standard beer, it is a very serious and delicious fruit beer.

Appearance: Pours a nice ruby red color, with short pink head, not much lacing

Smell: Tart raspberries all the way, some malt in there

Taste: Again, tart raspberries up front and in your face, a bit sweet as well. A healthy dose of malt in there as well

Mouthfeel: Light body, good refreshing carbonation

Overall: An excellent summer beer. Wish it was a little cheaper, but I'm sure it is expensive to brew so I'm just glad it is made at all. Considering buying a case.

MadCat, Sep 08, 2014
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Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,340 ratings.