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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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very good

2,439 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,439
Reviews: 559
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 74
Gots: 259 | FT: 10
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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Photo of Josh012012
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Josh012012, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Auraan
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured a clear ruby red body with a thin ring of pinkish head. A good looking fruit beer, very bright and inviting. Scents of sweet and slightly tart raspberries, raspberry tart and indeterminate red berry flavors. Overall impression of aroma is of a very fruity, raspberry dominated profile that is pleasant, but a bit one note. Still very nice for a fruity beer. Flavor begins very sweet, with strong notes of sweet raspberries and lesser, though still moderate flavors of strawberries and blackberries. A slight sweet malt is in the background. These flavors continue into the middle. Finish is sweet with the same flavors on display, with a bit of an apple flavor also present and a slight acidity. Aftertaste is raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and sweet and grainy malt. Overall impression of flavor is of a sweet and very fruity beer. Those flavors dominate and make this a pleasant and refreshing, but a bit one note. Mouthfeel is light bodied with moderate carbonation and a smooth, slightly tart and juicy feel. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a nice, light, refreshing beer that is very pleasant. Overall this is a good fruit beer. It is light, fruity and very refreshing with a wonderfully pleasant aroma and nicely sweet flavor profile. This is further enhanced by the mouthfeel. It is a bit one note, like many fruit beers, but it is still good for the style.

Auraan, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Berg77
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Berg77, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jeremiahoden, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of Portermaster
4.76/5  rDev +23.3%

Portermaster, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of yarnbomb
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

YUM. Sometimes I can find this on draft at a dive bar. That's always a good night. It's tart and sweet and tastes like real fruit, unlike most others. I don't even mind fulfilling the girl drinker stereotype with a big red glass of this in front of me.

yarnbomb, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +3.6%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of heygeebee
3.39/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours ruby red, nose is tinned raspberries, and flavour is quite sweet raspberry/malt. Nice and zesty on the mouth but overall just a bit too sweet to cut it.

heygeebee, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of treeslothguy
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

treeslothguy, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of ttroha
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from Warehouse Package. Pours ruby red with no head. Aroma of raspberries and a tartness. Tastes of sweet raspberries. Very drinkable and delicious, like an alcoholic fruit juice.

ttroha, Oct 04, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +9.8%

KWolf, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ssimpson89, Oct 04, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -7.8%

Kruja5, Oct 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

fossage78, Oct 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

polopaul20, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ChaseTheAce, Sep 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

clausr, Sep 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

R3ason, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Lagardner, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

set49, Sep 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

Shveta, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Kyrojack, Sep 28, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -3.1%

Sndvl1999, Sep 27, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +19.2%

Domvan, Sep 27, 2014
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,439 ratings.