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Founders Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

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3.88/5
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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:
#7,976
Reviews:
770
Ratings:
3,585
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 3,585 |  Reviews: 770
Photo of charrel
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JTuomi
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Danmullens1
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dd53grif
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of rarigney
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _nickg_
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tedho21
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ikidunot
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hossst
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jldoyle89
4.54/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Purchased a 9-pack of cans. Smell is definitely raspberries, and so is the overall taste. Taste is very consistent, tart, and full of raspberries-- the beer finished with a strong fruity aftertaste but was nicely carbonated. This might be one of those beers that should sit a few weeks before trying, as the overall impression of this beer is a very tart, and long lasting taste.

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Photo of 8444dodgers01
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Ruby red in color. Minimal head. Very thin collar. Aroma is raspberry. Thin body. Taste like fresh raspberries. Feels like a gose style. The finish is long and fruity. This beer is a great, refreshing summer beer.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TPZEM
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep scarlet red with pink foam - just not much of it. What is in the glass, however, sticks around for a while before mellowing out. Plenty of carbonation that just keeps rising from the bottom of the glass - but not overly so. Smells of some wheat or corn notes, but mostly raspberries. Drinks the same. Light body in statue, but sits well on the tongue. Slightly tart and mostly raspberries. Very little bitterness towards the end of the swallow, but that raspberry flavor just sticks around forever. Overall, an excellent fruity beer. Not a beer to have all the time, but in this kind of weather (96 and muggy!), this is excellent to cool down to.

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4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OGBoozin
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tallshmo
4.62/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbehlar
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ilafan
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Holderness
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L -- Well aerated pour out of the can produces a two-finger light-pink head that actually has some retention. Lovely, ruby-hued body.
S -- Raspberries. Maybe a little wheat?
T -- Sweet raspberries upfront, with hints of wheat, lemon, and just a bit of hoppy herbals
F -- Light and refreshing. Medium+ carb.
O -- Reminds me a lot of Sam Smith's Cherry Fruit Beer. Basically a spiked fruit spritzer. Great as a summer refresher

80/100

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