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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,597 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,597
Reviews: 574
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 84
Gots: 286 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-08-2005

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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Photo of 1jstafan
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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.

Photo of SjConroy
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of slipperysoup
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of MadCat
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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.

Photo of caustin90
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of larbush
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Ryanndc
3.04/5  rDev -21%

Photo of Manny1321
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of SloppyJoeWasAMan
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of watt1cw
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of SauerKraut
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of andesite83
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of admiral
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of Ashleysloane
3.45/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of RyanCrawford
4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Ngntjp
4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of schreurb
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of xShoWTeKx
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of simplejj81
5/5  rDev +29.9%

Best Raspberry beer I've ever had. It was also available in Nitro at the brewery. Goes great with Founders oatmeal stout!

Photo of Roxie_B
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Serving: Bottle
Glassware: Standard pint
Appearance: Not much head at all but a bit of lacing. Hazy and cranberry colored.
Aroma: Fresh raspberries and a bit of yeast.
Taste: Linear. Raspberry jam
Mouthfeel: Sticky.
Overall: Well if you like raspberry jam (and I do) this might be for you. Serve as a dessert or digestif.

Photo of ESchweers
4.32/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of Fakexican
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of goochpunch
2.8/5  rDev -27.3%

Pours out a hazy ruddy red. Head is slightly off-white to pink. Nose is raspberry candy. Flavor is raspberry, raspberry, raspberry. That's about it. Pretty sweet overall. The fruit contributes some tartness, but it isn't enough to balance the sweet. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky. I love raspberries, but this is a bit much to finish a 12 oz. I would like this in a 4 oz. serving as a digestif much better.

Photo of fredmugs
3.7/5  rDev -3.9%

Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,597 ratings.