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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,150 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,150
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 65
Gots: 197 | 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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thufflife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-19-2014 20:30:56 | More by thufflife
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Liveupthere

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-19-2014 20:30:30 | More by Liveupthere
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Wayne17

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-19-2014 18:24:01 | More by Wayne17
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DeltaFour

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-19-2014 04:34:33 | More by DeltaFour
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tykechandler

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

06-19-2014 04:14:24 | More by tykechandler
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Mr_Meursault

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-18-2014 21:44:35 | More by Mr_Meursault
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-18-2014 17:31:55 | More by clfrost
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Rodeoclownbrown


4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-18-2014 15:00:47 | More by Rodeoclownbrown
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-18-2014 10:19:40 | More by 510a
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Camjmorton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-18-2014 06:08:37 | More by Camjmorton
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DHS1029

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-18-2014 02:27:44 | More by DHS1029
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moodyxc9

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-18-2014 02:16:55 | More by moodyxc9
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knappy

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +29.5%

06-18-2014 01:51:25 | More by knappy
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DrBobPierce

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-18-2014 00:28:48 | More by DrBobPierce
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mattsucks

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-18-2014 00:24:02 | More by mattsucks
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reefa

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-17-2014 23:05:29 | More by reefa
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zachraymer

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-17-2014 22:55:39 | More by zachraymer
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todesengel135

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-17-2014 22:48:55 | More by todesengel135
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StoutPreacher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-17-2014 22:38:20 | More by StoutPreacher
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BeeLo13

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-17-2014 20:11:11 | More by BeeLo13
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tmryan21

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-17-2014 17:58:00 | More by tmryan21
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blameo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-17-2014 17:50:40 | More by blameo
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ja09

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-17-2014 16:14:06 | More by ja09
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

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

355ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.40):
Raspberry red with tinges of purple & topped with a pinkish-white head that is bubbly, leaveing some nice lacing on the edges.

Strong raspberry notes but not overly sweet or sugary. A malty aroma from the start that offset the sweetness. Some sourness and berries come through as well and a slight amount of tartness follows.

Sweeter than the nose but not overdone, starting with sugary sweetness, touches of bitterness & plenty of raspberries plus some tart & sourness but very little in the way of hops.

Smooth & sweet with some hints of sourness & bitterness but naturally the sweetness prevails. Carbonation seems about medium & the body the same. It was a pleasantly refreshing beer overall.

A fairly good fruit beer, certainly up there with the best that I've tried. Easy to drink & it went down well with some nice malts & bitterness helping level out the sweetness from the raspberries. An enjoyable one but you'd be hard pushed to drink more than one of them in a sitting.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 08:51:24 | More by flyingpig
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mdcrouser

Missouri

4.34/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Today, the #USMNT beat Ghana, the Royals smoked the Tigers and the summer sun made its debut. Time to crack one of these tasties.

Initially looks like a hearty amber, but then when the light catches it just right, you pick up unique hues of red and even pink, resulting from the infusion of raspberries. Quite a pretty beer.

Sweet smelling like you would expect from a beer with this much fruit - juicy, fleshy, somewhat acidic.

Usually too sweet, fruit beers that I actually enjoy are few and far between. This one is the exception - while the sweetness is definitely there, it's not overpowering, maintaining the freshness of raspberries without turning them into syrup. Sparkling, bright, a bit sharp on the tongue,

Somewhat slick, making an easy runway for the raspberries to make their way to the pallette. The carbonation really cracks on the tongue, exploding raspberries through the mouth.

I really enjoy this beer - not only for its uniqueness, but also because it's really good.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 03:14:58 | More by mdcrouser
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,150 ratings.