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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,143 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,143
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 65
Gots: 193 | 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:
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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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-05-2013 00:39:31 | More by Syracuse12
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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 22:24:49 | More by ortie
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dejones

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-04-2013 20:41:55 | More by dejones
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n2185

North Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A: pours a dark ruby with barely any pinkish head that quickly fizzles away into a few bubbles with little lacing.

S: sweet and tart raspberries dominate the nose. Not much else going on.

T: sweet and tart raspberry flavors dominate here as well with just a slight yeast flavor on the aftertaste.

M: medijm body with lowish carbonation, this beer could use more carbonation to help it avoid being sticky sweet. It feels like an 8% or higher beer from the sweetness.

O: Raspberries. That's about all I can say about this beer since that's about all that's going on. I love raspberries, but I look for something more in a beer other than tasting like raspberry juice mixed with a bit of soda water. It's not offensive or bad, but there just needs to be some depth.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 20:13:59 | More by n2185
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 19:34:51 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 18:58:07 | More by Anonymous1
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

07-04-2013 18:54:28 | More by hollywood_15063
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Rihup

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-04-2013 18:53:29 | More by Rihup
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BryanK

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-04-2013 18:51:52 | More by BryanK
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-04-2013 18:49:17 | More by Davepoolesque
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coz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-04-2013 18:42:04 | More by coz
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krl2112

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-04-2013 17:53:29 | More by krl2112
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-04-2013 17:40:22 | More by SadMachine
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SupremePie

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-04-2013 17:33:44 | More by SupremePie
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LoveStout

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-04-2013 16:35:24 | More by LoveStout
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MattPfeifer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-04-2013 15:59:14 | More by MattPfeifer
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

First had: bottle from Capone's, Norristown, PA

Poured a ruby-mahogany color with a small ringlet for a head; minimal lacing. In the nose, raspberries and lots of 'em, lesser notes of vanilla and caramel malts. Taste was pretty much straight-up raspberry juice, real, not candy-like or artificial-tasting--can't imagine how much raspberry actually went into the brew--sweet and syrupy, not sour, though there was a bit of a tart twinge in the finish; also notes of grass and malted cereal grains. Medium body, syrupy mouthfeel, lower carbonation, easy-drinkin' stuff, if you're into fruit beers. Obviously, this beer isn't going to be for everyone, but it delivered what was promised at least.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 14:50:27 | More by Rifugium
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 14:48:42 | More by Holland
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NateMac13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 14:34:16 | More by NateMac13
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sendbeer

Georgia

2/5  rDev -48.2%

07-04-2013 14:33:29 | More by sendbeer
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-04-2013 14:24:27 | More by ShanePB
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 14:19:25 | More by JeffTheJuice
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jealmanzar

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 11:50:45 | More by jealmanzar
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-04-2013 03:39:32 | More by hilgart1
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-04-2013 03:35:06 | More by tdmccarthy
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,143 ratings.