Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

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3.88/5
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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
Ranking:
#9,547
Reviews:
788
Ratings:
3,651
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 3,651 |  Reviews: 788
Photo of Chilmer
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of addiwilliams
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rubezahl
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wattoclone
4.83/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

As good as any Belgian Framboise at a more affordable cost. It may be brewed differently but the bottom line is is is better in every aspect: aroma, appearance and taste.

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Photo of DigitGrowler
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KennethBeer
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arensburgh
2.93/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of csmrx7
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lanoke12
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Coho11
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tap is the best, cans not so much

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Photo of Efoley46
4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can from Brewers Haven. Beautiful pour into a Lindeman's flute. dark amber/ ruby tinges, light pink head. Fruity, berry aroma. Taste is also fruity, raspberries, and brings some tartness, and bit of dryness. Bright and crisp, sweet and tart. Really nice.

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Photo of SSGCujo
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ADKbeerguy
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beersampler6
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Great-tasting fruit ale with just the right amount of raspberry. Creamy head and great dark red color. Notes of malt biscuit and wheat, never too sweet and finishes light and smooth with just the right amount of carbonation. The nitro version on tap was significantly more enjoyable than the bottled version.

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Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not usually a raspberry beer fan, but this is the best I've ever had. More raspberry flavor than any other I've tried and bursting with fruitiness. Still a bit too sweet though.

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Photo of hairnic
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wolvmar
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled Oct 2017. Poured into chalice.

Pour: ruby red as you would expect. Very small head but nice lingering collar and some lacing. Really pretty.

Nose: ah, raspberry, some more raspberry. But not overpowering.

Taste: for this win Michigan, think Faygo Red Pop. Dead ringer with ever so slight alcohol. Good for what it is.

Feel: highly carbonated, like Red Pop. Clean taste.

Overall: I’m no expert on fruit beers but I like this for an occasional drink. Enjoying it with Mexican food. Would also be good next to a pool. Not sure how to rate it but definitely worth a try if you’re inclined.

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Photo of TheGeneralG13
4.77/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Amazing brew. Not to fruity not fake fruit either...you can taste its made with the real deal. Not sour like mixed beverages.This beer ROCKS and is PERFECT for those summer days or nights......or any time to be honest.

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Photo of benros222
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gdobber
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

ruby red with a pinkish white frothy head.
smell: sweet, musty raspberry. malt like a malt wine like boones farm. smells fresh though
taste: sweet, very sweet. tastes like a raspberry malt wine. some bitterness on the end like grapefruit
feel: a bit bubbly. heavyish for being so fruity.
Overall: good to have every once and a while, can't see drinking more than one at a time.

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Photo of Demi
3.47/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 3,651 ratings