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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,271 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,271
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 67
Gots: 231 | 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.

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

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-04-2014 02:27:28 | More by tgates
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DAS30

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-04-2014 02:15:49 | More by DAS30
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LewDubuque


4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2014 01:58:08 | More by LewDubuque
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Rbroccoli

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-03-2014 22:16:58 | More by Rbroccoli
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-03-2014 21:23:21 | More by Satan70
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stevehagy

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-03-2014 21:03:37 | More by stevehagy
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suckaj

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-03-2014 18:35:41 | More by suckaj
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ericchalifour

Colorado

3/5  rDev -22.3%

08-03-2014 16:24:47 | More by ericchalifour
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stevec32

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-03-2014 00:41:55 | More by stevec32
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-02-2014 23:32:02 | More by ParkbrauFan
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-02-2014 21:34:20 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-02-2014 15:07:23 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-02-2014 14:38:11 | More by Damian74Shensky
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PGVG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-02-2014 00:34:33 | More by PGVG
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dgeebs07

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-02-2014 00:33:37 | More by dgeebs07
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texasspottedcow

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

08-01-2014 22:19:54 | More by texasspottedcow
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MaxPowers

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-01-2014 18:30:49 | More by MaxPowers
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Buschyfor3

Kentucky

4.4/5  rDev +14%

Serving: 12oz draft served in a goblet at Holy Grale, Louisville, KY

A: A pure, ruby red that shimmers with highlights; small, pinkish head about a finger deep at its height.

S: Seductive, with tart raspberries balanced by some syrupy sweetness on the nose (imagine muddled raspberries with sugar in the bottom of a cocktail glass); reminiscent of homemade jam; slight vinous character, with the berry hints dancing alongside a musty note- that must be a hint of the wheat character underlying this beer.

T: Tart raspberry starts things off, followed by a rush of sugary sweetness (like a simple syrup); the combination of tart and sweet blends nicely with support from the malt backbone, with hints of caramel and a mild bready flavor; just the faintest suggestion of wheat comes through with a grainy flavor that is quickly swallowed by the lingering tartness of the raspberry carries into the short, crisp finish.

M: Crisp, refreshing flavors; sturdy carbonation is prickly on the tongue and cuts through the slickness to keep the proceedings light.

O: Drinkability is high on the charts, as the lower ABV content makes for a nice, easy drinking fruit beer. Not overly sweet but not puckering with tartness; a nice blend of fruity aroma and flavors with just enough of a malt/wheat presence to create a crisp, refreshing beer for all occasions. For a style of beer that is consistently maligned, Founders has concocted quite the pleasant surprise with this raspberry-infused beer. Would recommend for anyone who enjoys wheat beers or lambics – in my mind this seems to cut a middle ground between the two.

07-31-2014 19:37:14 | More by Buschyfor3
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Brandonlestage1869

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-31-2014 13:19:00 | More by Brandonlestage1869
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logicalparadox

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-31-2014 12:37:22 | More by logicalparadox
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Jerrynmidge

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-31-2014 01:31:46 | More by Jerrynmidge
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justincourts

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-31-2014 00:39:27 | More by justincourts
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Chris7482

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-31-2014 00:38:59 | More by Chris7482
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-30-2014 20:18:29 | More by brotherloco
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-30-2014 19:50:17 | More by KegsAndEggs
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,271 ratings.