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Founders Rübæus - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,294 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,294
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 67
Gots: 233 | 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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chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-08-2014 05:52:35 | More by chippo33
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Seanc1783

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-08-2014 05:13:12 | More by Seanc1783
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nate-henry

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-08-2014 05:10:39 | More by nate-henry
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veblen

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-08-2014 03:08:23 | More by veblen
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Scott_Anderson_

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-08-2014 00:11:02 | More by Scott_Anderson_
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ScotNH

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2014 22:14:12 | More by ScotNH
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-07-2014 16:25:00 | More by Bushwacker393
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-07-2014 12:34:27 | More by AnalogErik
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Nick_isthatstillcool

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2014 02:49:17 | More by Nick_isthatstillcool
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jawas

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

07-07-2014 02:40:46 | More by jawas
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Hrdqore

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-07-2014 02:39:03 | More by Hrdqore
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

07-06-2014 23:03:55 | More by brpendergast85
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Bow

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

07-06-2014 22:55:24 | More by Bow
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev +2.1%

12 oz.

Pours a clear raspberry red, approaching a purplish hue, with a sugar white lacing for a head.

Smells of syrupy raspberry sweetness. Maybe a hint of malt under there.

Tastes of sweet raspberry with a tartness that balances it out. Pretty much exclusively the fruit flavor, which is fresh and only ever so slightly medicinal.

Medium body with lightly bubbly carbonation and a slight sour pucker.

Founders went all in on fruit flavoring with this one, so like most fruit beers and lambics that stress the fruit, this is probably a love-it-or-hate-it brew. For my money, this is the right way to do a fruit beer. I want to taste the fruit if I choose a fruit beer and I want it to taste like real fruit, not artificial. This one pretty much hits the spot, is fairly thirst-quenching, and manages to still feel somewhat like a beer all things considered. If that sounds like your cup of tea, er, beer, then this is one of the better ones you'll find.

07-06-2014 22:47:37 | More by Cylinsier
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-06-2014 22:18:15 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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snansel

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-06-2014 17:47:25 | More by snansel
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-06-2014 12:25:33 | More by Goldfishman
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-06-2014 04:11:20 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-06-2014 03:36:14 | More by CraigTravor
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Gaddabble

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-06-2014 01:19:11 | More by Gaddabble
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Magery

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-06-2014 00:56:36 | More by Magery
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Matthew607

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-06-2014 00:54:30 | More by Matthew607
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2014 22:05:13 | More by Mikeypnh
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.69/5  rDev -4.4%

A - pours amber / red / purple with a tiny wisp of cherry / white head.

S - Raspberries, sour apples, caramel.

T - Sweet raspberries, tart fruit, highly carbonated and has a mouth feel more like a soda.

O - Nice summer refreshing fruit beer, but could probably only have one as it is overly sweet and very one note.

07-05-2014 18:01:50 | More by andrewjraab
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2014 07:29:23 | More by loverofthecraft
Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,294 ratings.