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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,335 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,335
Reviews: 549
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 73
Gots: 239 | 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.

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3.45/5  rDev -10.6%

Ashleysloane, Sep 03, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

RyanCrawford, Sep 02, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

Ngntjp, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

schreurb, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

xShoWTeKx, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of simplejj81
5/5  rDev +29.5%

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

simplejj81, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Roxie_B
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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.

Roxie_B, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of ESchweers
4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

ESchweers, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Fakexican, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of goochpunch
2.8/5  rDev -27.5%

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.

goochpunch, Aug 30, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

fredmugs, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

indybearsfan, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Rocketman2013, Aug 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

TheOakKing, Aug 29, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

Kaylynjmarshall, Aug 29, 2014
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2.28/5  rDev -40.9%

Dollfacekilla, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Beerasaurus, Aug 28, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

KMitch, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

hopnado, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

thinwhiteduke, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

buddyvelt, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of AirBob
4/5  rDev +3.6%

A - Very little head. Deep, opaque raspberry red body.

S - Raspberry jam; tart berries; bready yeast.

T - Fresh raspberry to a mix between sweet raspberry syrup and cranberry juice like tartness.

M - A bit watery and flat on the front of the tongue. Very light carbonation. An almost clean, tart finish leaving behind a slight film.

O - I found the first few sips to be refreshing, but the raspberry juice like qualities make this a sipper. An enjoyable, fresh-tasting fruit beer. The smell was by far the most enjoyable and balanced part of the this beer.

AirBob, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

WarEagleJeep, Aug 25, 2014
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,335 ratings.