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:
140
Gots:
662
For Trade:
13
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Ratings: 3,453 |  Reviews: 746
Photo of breakingbland
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass. Red with an orange tinge and a lively light pink head. The aroma is raspberry as is the taste. There is considerable sweetness in the taste and a pleasant bit of sourness at the end. The body and carbonation are very nice.

Overall, this is a surprisingly good beer, and I enjoyed it more than expected. It's very heavy on raspberry and in a way doesn't resemble any other beer. I consider it a dessert beer and may be best enjoyed alone. Didn't find any food that it paired with. I'll get this one again even if it's not one of my regulars.

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Photo of Tigerbrau
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chizzlethespeez
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.43/5  rDev -63.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of QuakeAttack
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of basaywhat
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours reddish pink with a thin quickly vanishing head. Low carbonation. Aroma is intensely sweet of red fruit and sugar. Sweet to taste with a tart, dry finish, very light mouthfeel overall.

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Photo of cwd
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of k8kruk
3.76/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap poured pint

Creamy faint pink layer

Reddish clear liquid

Aroma of raspberries , berries

Taste of raspberries over malt , mildly sweet

Flat , no sudsing

Good beer

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Photo of golf4collet
3.22/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueShepard19
3.4/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeromedepot
4.27/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NightINgale
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of parpalapelix
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JCarson410
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jooler
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ruzzal
4.41/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On nitro

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Photo of Dragginballs76
3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GlennWB
3.41/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Ok raspberry flavor beer

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Photo of HoodviewBrew
4.54/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very strong raspberry smell and taste. Very crisp taste and one of a few beers equally good very cold as warmed to proper temperature. Gotta be in the right mood to drink it because it is very fruity, though.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nhirsch04
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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