Founders Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

Founders RübæusFounders Rübæus
BA SCORE
73.8%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 3,552 ratings
Founders RübæusFounders Rübæus
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
Ranking:
#7,383
Reviews:
761
Ratings:
3,552
Liked:
2,620
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
12.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
705
Trade:
13
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Hazy reddish amber body with a moderate, dense pink head. The lacing is thick and Belgian-like in appearance, with slight carbonation.

Aroma: Profound aroma of raspberries, as well as vanilla, orange blossom, cream, and honey.

Taste: The taste begins with a strong wave of raspberries, which seem entirely natural. AS the taste progresses, there is a strong wave of orange rind, from the hops, I suppose. Throughout, there is a character of lingering sweetness, which manages to never be cloying. Finishes with a burst of raspberry,and a slight wave of sweet cream.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very full, quite gracious.

Drinkability/notes: Wonderfully crafted, one of the best fruit beers I have ever had, indeed, perhaps the best. The raspberries shine without a hint of cheap alco--pop .

Presentation: Packaged in a short twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a Samuel Adams Boston Lager sensory glass.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 4/5/14 - Consumed 5/15/14 out of pint glass.

A - cloudy ruby look

S - sour berries is there, not overly done though. Malt present.

T - similar taste with more raspberry flavors present.

M - light and crisp finish

O - not a huge fan of the fruit beers, but I will try any founders on the shelf.

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Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 73.8% out of 100 with 3,552 ratings
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