Founders Rübæus | Founders Brewing Company

Founders RübæusFounders Rübæus
BA SCORE
3.88/5
3,561 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:
#7,545
Reviews:
765
Ratings:
3,561
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
142
Gots:
713
Trade:
13
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,561 |  Reviews: 765
Photo of Lilbeck23
4.64/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The smell is faint and subtle.
The overall taste is like a fruit tart with a "mini" mix of creamy (nitro) melting and invigorating your mouth!
This is a must get on tap/nitro!!!

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

Photo of PeterOSU
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fatehunter
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a thin head on a clear red-hued straw body.
The aroma is raspberries.
The taste is mellow raspberry, just sweet enough and some tart. Good balance.
The texture is crisp.
Really enjoyable.

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Photo of sposter4
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chrispy_Creams
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.27/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerPHD
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of njcraftguy
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is one brew that seems to get a lot of negative talk but I really enjoy it. Nice ruby red color and excellent flavor. Best enjoyed in the summer but its in my fridge year round. Glad to see Founders has made this a year round beer now, will make my life easier. LOL

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Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of warrenslop
4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Photo of largadeer
2.99/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MattSlem
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I could have like twenty of these. A bit sweet and heavy on the mouthfeel, but damn. I am a huge fan of Alaskan Brewing's raspberry wheat, but I think I've found my new favorite.

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Photo of I3eer
3.32/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Sabtos
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bright red, slightly hazy, but not quite as vibrant and popping as the ruby red raspberry jam that Lindeman's Framboise is. Thin white head.

Smell is crisp, bright raspberries, a little bread, or pancake even.

Taste is softer and lighter on the raspberry, with some cracker--overall, not quite the apertif Framboise is, and not quite the full on onslaught of raspberry goodness. It becomes a little medicinal, like cherry cough syrup, as it warms, both in taste and aroma.

Feel is a little thin and sticky or filmy at times.

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Photo of JimmyShaker1
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of okcommuter
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Founders Rübæus from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 3,561 ratings
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