Release Founders Rübæus (2013)

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  1. Buff0910

    Buff0910 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2013 Alabama

    Wanted to try it but at $12.49 I couldnt pull the trigger since I'm not much of a fruit beer fan.
  2. douginromeo

    douginromeo Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Michigan
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    It's really good - a fruit beer for guys and girls imho.
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  3. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,778) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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    Just got me a 1/4 keg this morning. Gonna be a nice delicious summer!
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  4. mwgroove23

    mwgroove23 Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2013 Texas
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    If anyone wants this that can't get it where they're at, I have 4 4-packs of it.
  5. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (703) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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    Just mixed this with Bell's Oarsman. I call it Michigan Raspberry Tart.
  6. wvsabbath

    wvsabbath Meyvn (1,390) Apr 29, 2010 West Virginia
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    Im so glad that founders decided to bottle this in 4-packs over cbs...................
  7. Dizbro21

    Dizbro21 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2010 Connecticut

    Where in CT?
  8. jbck109

    jbck109 Aspirant (267) May 30, 2010 Michigan
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    Cheaper than the brewery...Nice!
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  9. jbck109

    jbck109 Aspirant (267) May 30, 2010 Michigan
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    When was RIS in 6-packs?
  10. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Disciple (386) Oct 19, 2006 Indiana
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    This is the most refreshing malt beverage I have had in a long time. The raspberry flavor is very fresh. It has a nice tart finish. It is so easy to quaff. I will buy more if I find it available.
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  11. malfunxion

    malfunxion Savant (942) Dec 14, 2012 New York
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    This had a great taste, but I drank the $10/10oz. draft in like a minute because it taste like juice. that is all.
  12. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Crusader (718) Jan 27, 2013 Virginia
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    Still waiting for this to hit VA. I'd love to have a few on this humid, summer day.
  13. GophRube

    GophRube Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2013 Minnesota

    Great summer beer.
  14. MWolverines66

    MWolverines66 Devotee (405) Mar 13, 2013 New York
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    got it this morning on Long Island
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  15. tommyz

    tommyz Devotee (420) May 28, 2007 Michigan
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    such an awesome beer...Im a huge fan of Cerise, but I may like this a bit better
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  16. blkcld

    blkcld Aspirant (244) May 19, 2010 New Jersey
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    I know people have been knocking this beer in the reviews, but i have to say, not being a real fan of the style, i really enjoyed it. I did not think the carbonation was over the top, and the tartness of the beer with the raspberries came in a nice wave so was not over powering.

    I was planning on drinking one last night then giving rest to friend, but ended up drinking 3 of them they went down so easily. Will definitely try more, and it is such a perfect hot weather beer, that i think they hit their mark close to spot on with this one
  17. BradenMK

    BradenMK Disciple (315) Sep 24, 2012 Alaska

    This was actually stunningly good in my opinion. Was blown away by the color and the flavor profile achieved. Very excited to get out there and try more "niche" fruit and/or sour beer styles.
  18. crusian

    crusian Crusader (738) May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Picked up a 4 pack... Cloyingly sweet. a few ounces in and I was done. mixed in some ruination, for raspberry ruination, damn tasty... The other three are going into swing tops with jacobins cultured yeast to sour. can't stand to drink any more of this. all the positive posts in this thread were extremely misleading.
  19. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Wow! Your ass must be sore. Seems like it should be about $5 for 10 oz? Nothing like a $48 4 pack!
  20. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Moderator (1,229) Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
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    I thought it was okay.. Not a fan favorite and will be my only 4 pack I think.

    I drank one last night after our cook out, and while I liked the tart fruit profile, I thought the body was too big on it. Thinner would have been better. It kinda turned into a cough syrup type of flavor about halfway through.
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  21. jaxon53

    jaxon53 Meyvn (1,125) Mar 1, 2006 Connecticut
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    Where you at buddy? A shit ton on the shelf at N.E.W.S. in Plainfield. Glad to see this come back. Not my favorite beer but I did enjoy it in '08.
  22. Dizbro21

    Dizbro21 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2010 Connecticut

    I got some today in Milford @ The Loading Dock. They are chilling now, will open on first pitch for tonight Red Sox game
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  23. BBAVUSO21

    BBAVUSO21 Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2013 New York

    This beer is great. Cracked a few for 4th. Wouldnt drink more than 1 or 2 though. Little too sweet for me
  24. JakeEsterly

    JakeEsterly Initiate (0) Jan 27, 2013 Pennsylvania

    It's a great beer! I really enjoyed it and gonna pick up more!
  25. Doc_Hops

    Doc_Hops Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2013 Pennsylvania

    had it on tap a few nights ago. Fantastic. They also had double trouble on tap. The two of them mixed is in-fucking-credible
  26. Curloftheburl

    Curloftheburl Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Connecticut

    I got it at tonys in haddam if that helps
  27. neophilus

    neophilus Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Finally found it in MA at Wegman's in Northborough on Friday but they only had 2 4-packs left on the shelf. I sure hope they distribute more of it. Any idea what the shelf life of this beer is?
  28. Tmonk13

    Tmonk13 Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I was given a bottle. Thank god I did not pay for it. I enjoy what they were going for but it was just way to sweet. I was expecting something more tart and crisp this more on the syurpy sweet side Kinda disappointed with it.... oh well cheers to those who enjoy it!
  29. Janeinma

    Janeinma Devotee (420) May 24, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Redstone's in Stoneham, Ma had it on Friday, no limits and several cases on the floor. Georgio's in Billerica think they are getting it Tuesday. I bought two four packs and my. First one seemed a little sweet. I shall see if my perspective changes with the second.
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  30. dvmin98

    dvmin98 Poo-Bah (1,778) Nov 1, 2010 North Carolina
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    [​IMG] Gonna be a good summer
  31. braugon

    braugon Initiate (0) Mar 14, 2013 Connecticut

    accidentally froze one of four being impatient :flushed:
  32. a74gent

    a74gent Aspirant (284) Mar 16, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Waited patiently (which is a theme which will continue in this post) for it to come out after really enjoying it back in '08.....found it on tap at Ebenezer's this past weekend (which I also waited patiently to visit...and was probably the biggest disappointment of my beer life..must do a review tonight) sweet compared to how it was when last brewed. Good if you need to get a college girl drunk, but sweeeet that it hurt...what did they do to my old friend. The rerelease of Blushing Monk while not quite as good as the original was still very good...this is barely reminiscient of the beverage I thought so highly of. R.I.P.....poor ol' Rubaeus.
  33. brureview

    brureview Meyvn (1,267) Jan 20, 2012 Massachusetts

    West Roxbury at Gary's Liquors. They are on twitter. I haven't tried it.
  34. Genuine

    Genuine Devotee (460) May 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Northeast Wine and Spirits in Dayville, CT and I think Big Gary's in Putnam, CT
  35. shnsajax

    shnsajax Disciple (360) Jul 2, 2013 Idaho
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    Has anyone spotted this in DFW yet?
  36. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Idk if anybody will reply here, I'd ask in the southwest forum too
  37. TimfromGR

    TimfromGR Initiate (143) Apr 11, 2013 Michigan
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    I did a half-Rubaeus, half-Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout mix the other day.

    Not too shabby.
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  38. Ernest_Hooper

    Ernest_Hooper Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2012 Michigan

    I'm a five minute drive from a four pack of Founders Imperial Stout (have to love off the path liquor stores) and a four pack of Rubaeus. I just might...
  39. hellhammermario

    hellhammermario Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2012 North Carolina

    Not a bad beer by any means whatsoever, but I just don't think it's my thing. Not a whole lot going on with this one, and I hope Mango Magnifico really kicks it up a notch.
  40. steebo777

    steebo777 Zealot (511) Jun 30, 2009 Michigan

    Been drinking this for a couple weeks and like each me better than the last. A few friends and I started off camping with a 30% blend of Rubaeus with 70% KBS. What a perfect combo, so tasty and a perfect way to start the day.
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