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Founders Blushing Monk - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

954 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 954
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 441
Gots: 283 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Essentially an "Imperial Rübæus," this ale contains four times the amount of raspberries as Rübæus and is fermented with a Belgian yeast strain.

(Beer added by: granger10 on 09-15-2005)
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Soonami

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at Pinocchio's

This beer is a beautiful deep ruby color, slightly hazy, with little head. it smells and tastes like fresh raspberries. There is not much beer flavor here, but there is a fair bit of Belgian yeast that contributes an identifiable spicy ester and phenolic profile one gets from pale Belgian ales. The beer is very sweet (at least the perception of sweetness is there from the berries), but there is a nice tartness to balance it out. It has a fresher fruit taste than New Glarus Raspberry Tart, but I find it sweeter more aggressive than that beer, which I enjoy a bit more.

Serving type: on-tap

02-18-2012 20:50:26 | More by Soonami
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Founders Blushing Monk from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 954 ratings.