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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,301 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,301
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 67
Gots: 234 | 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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RebornStussy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-12-2013 19:59:55 | More by RebornStussy
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JArena13

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-12-2013 17:34:11 | More by JArena13
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Fallow

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-12-2013 17:32:32 | More by Fallow
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-12-2013 12:10:52 | More by civicm87
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-12-2013 11:25:19 | More by atoulouk
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xdtfx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 03:41:32 | More by xdtfx
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.39/5  rDev -12.2%

Pours a super effervescent garnet/purple with a sliver of purple head. No lacing or head retention

S: Raspberry not much else

T: Raspberry, rhubarb & sweet cherries up front. More of the same as this warms. Finishes dry with much cherry/berry sweetness

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation

Fairly easy to drink, not very complicated, if you like raspberries, you'll most likely enjoy this. Was happy to try this, but will not buy it again

07-12-2013 03:03:02 | More by russpowell
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Davit

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-12-2013 02:59:43 | More by Davit
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-12-2013 02:25:08 | More by GennyCreamAle
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 02:17:43 | More by BrewmanCapote
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 02:03:42 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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pmorey

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 02:00:42 | More by pmorey
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 01:56:54 | More by Snellgg5
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Pookie

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-12-2013 01:28:00 | More by Pookie
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 00:45:32 | More by Danobold
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

A- Pours a deep, ruby red to almost brown color. Hazy and ruddy looking in the body with about a 1.5 finger, pink head. Retention is pretty good down to a thinner film on the top, which also laces pretty well.

S- Fruity and sweet with only the slightest bit of tart flavor detectable. This scent is fairly one dimensional all the way through the smell, with no malts to be found by the nose.

T- Wow! Holy fruit bomb! Starts with a slight hit of tart raspberry flavor before moving towards a much sweeter berry flavor. The tart to sweet progression would be ideal for a hot, humid summer day. Towards the back end of the drink, the sweetness intensifies then fades slightly to reveal just a few hints of a solid, malty backbone. Sweetness lingers a bit on the tongue after each sip.

M- Light in body and high in carbonation would lend this to feeling like your typical summer beer, but a high amount of sweetness makes this feel somewhat syrupy. The sweetness is intense across the palate, giving a slick feel.

Overall, this was much sweeter than I expected, but a good change of pace for a summer seasonal. I would recommend that anyone looking at trying this wait until it's hot as hell out, then go for it.

07-12-2013 00:19:39 | More by boilermakerbrew
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-12-2013 00:19:33 | More by StArnoldFan
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sgregory

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-12-2013 00:10:59 | More by sgregory
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Mike

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-11-2013 23:46:19 | More by Mike
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-11-2013 23:23:15 | More by JasonSiedman
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-11-2013 22:52:26 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-11-2013 21:50:50 | More by visualmartyr
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gashmoney

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-11-2013 21:19:28 | More by gashmoney
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irish01980

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-11-2013 20:58:35 | More by irish01980
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-11-2013 19:45:30 | More by nquigley16
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,301 ratings.