Founders Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,453
Reviews:
746
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
12.34%
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
662
For Trade:
13
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Ratings: 3,453 |  Reviews: 746
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of NCMatt
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It's like a sweet, slightly tangy raspberry juice, but carbonated and alcoholic. It's a pinkish / purplish color, and very refreshing on a hotter day. I can foresee me drinking many of these during the summer months. One of my new favorite summertime beers!

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of bakercia
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite beers of all time! light red color and VERY fruity, fairly heavy but full of flavor.

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Photo of blueberryann
5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of klmerreot
5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I absolutely love this beer. It is delicious and a really easy beer to drink. I also heard that if you mix it with Bells Oarsman ale it is incredible, so I did and it's true. Rubaeus is a beautiful red color when poured and retains a nice foamy head (if poured correctly). It gives a wonderful mouth feel during the first sip, similar to carbonation from pop. It is also a very sweet beer, which I enjoy for nights around a bonfire.

A great choice from Founders and make sure to try it while it is out on the shelves!

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of simplejj81
5/5  rDev +28.5%

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

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of SheaDawg
4.99/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

You can definitely taste the fruit, but it comes off as a great all day everyday beer. I can't say enough good things about this beer, but I'm drinking now and don't have the time!!

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Photo of DisneyDreamer29
4.98/5  rDev +28%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This beer is a very red in color. It smells highly fruity, with raspberry scents coming through strong. The taste is sweet and fruity, but balanced. It has a good, medium but light body. I very much enjoy this beer. Someone who doesn't like sweet beers may want to stay away. Easy to drink.

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Photo of Erichb411
4.98/5  rDev +28%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Muscatjo
4.97/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very delicous. Full of rasberry notes. The rasberry is much stronger than most rasberry beer because founders uses much more rasberries. I thought this would be great for summer days as it reminds me of childhood eating fresh rasberries.

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Photo of kevincron
4.95/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

My favorite beer or all time.

Heavy berry flavor. Sweet and mildly sour. Good with food or alone.

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Photo of meghan_erikson
4.94/5  rDev +27%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Clear red pour with nice sized pinkish head that is quickly gone. Raspberry/fruity nose. Flavor is much the same with bit of citrus. Nice clean and refreshing finish.

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Photo of beerguy04
4.93/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours red with a large white head that stays there. Smells like strawberry jam. Taste is the same way. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall this beer is delicious.

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Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 3,453 ratings.
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