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Founders Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
3,585 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:
#7,981
Reviews:
770
Ratings:
3,585
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
716
Trade:
13
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Ratings: 3,585 |  Reviews: 770
Photo of Wizzman
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On nitro.

A - Massive creamy off white head with a ruby Amber color and no carbonation.

S - Caramel malt and raspberries. Has a little bit of a musty note.

T - Raspberries and light caramel.

M - Medium body and a little thin on the back end.

O - Sweer, but not overly sweet.

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Photo of MikePacheco12
4.46/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Shanex
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I'm surprised how much I like this. Based on the average score, which I will supersede.
Lovely red color and red tint to the head. 
Both the raspberry taste and aroma are pure raspberry pleasure. The nice supporting base helps cut down any acidic or sweetness. There seems to be a streak of hops in there too offering a soft bitterness and a bit of herbal taste. This if fully carbonated, which I don't mind with fruit beers. Also helps slow what would otherwise be a very easy and quick drink. 

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Photo of cindiwindi1025
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AColtonOfBeer
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdaniel723
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good for a fruit beer

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Photo of cmukid87
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of patre_tim
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cherry red with almost a hint of haze, little carbonation, and 2 fingers of pink head.

Smells of raspberries and hint of lager, malt, and yellow, fizzy beer.

Tastes of sweet, and bitter qualities, almost like artificial sugar. Then raspberries come in, and finally it ends with a pilsener maltiness.

Medium, slightly syrupy body, with moderately low carbonation.

Finally found this one today, Oct 24th, 2017, in Chiang Mai, where I am drinking it. Sweeter than I'd expected, a little weird, but I like the overall package somewhat.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Goofster
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of josanguapo
3.39/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From Saveur Biere. In Teku glass. Playing Space Pilgrin Episode 3. Raspberries profile fairly natural, specially in nose, but in long run it becomes a bit tiresome, with its acidity bothering in throat a bit

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Photo of Sara24
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Raspberry and cherry back flavors; lovely, light odor, not too bitter. The deep red color didn’t throw me off. I hoped for something richer but got the basics of fruit beer.

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Photo of RichieSledz
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love this beer. The fruity taste is the perfect level. If you can find it on nitro definitely go for it.

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Photo of aclockworkchris
4.55/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of ordybill
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear ruby red color with a small white head. The arona is raspberry. The taste matches the nose.

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Photo of LauraJCreech
3.53/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of juicebox
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superfriend
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 3,585 ratings
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