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RATINGS: 1269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Not another boring summer wheat beer or lemonade shandy—Rübæus is Founders’ way to celebrate the season’s warmest months. Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries added at multiple stages during fermentation, this stunning berry red masterpiece is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. No question about it, with a hefty malt bill and 5.7% ABV, this beer is 100% Founders.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lebermilz (225) - GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
Ruby red, white head. Lots of raspberry aroma and taste. Sweet, but not too sweet. Where’s the cake?

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
willisread (2453) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 24, 2016
Can from Tanakaya. Pours a clear cherry juice color with a finger of pink head that dissipates. Very nice raspberry forward nose with cherry and faint cream. Reminds me a bellevue or lindemans beer. Super sweet on the palate, yes the fruit is there but the sugar high is insane. Like a cough drop or something in the finish with some raspy carbonation. Too sweet. I like my fruit beers much drier.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
euniceradio (435) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2016
On tap. Pours bright raspberry red, small white soap head. Aroma of raspberry throat drops. Taste of same. Some type of herbal undertones in finish. Reminds of medicinal qualities too much to enjoy fully.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1450) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Great. Reminds me of Lindemann framboise. Amber pour very sweet raspberry. Not my style, but very good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbllmm (56) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - SEP 17, 2016
Really summer beer. Good fresh balance of fruit acidity and sweetness, maybe a tiny touch too sweet. Great raspberry taste. Indeed dangerously drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeardedAvenger (192) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2016
Can at Rose & Thistle, Frimley. 04/09/16. Smells like rasberry lemonade. Rby red with a brownish tint. Flat. No head. The description is correct - sweet and tart. Again, tastes like a rasberry lemonade. Medium bodied, with a dry slightly oily finish. However the finish also takes on a saltyness. Docking points for that. Pretty good - a dangerous strength. A beer alcopop.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenkiGonzo (1054) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 2, 2016
Can from Number 23. Ruby pink pour with no head. Sweet, bright raspberry aroma. Flavour is all raspberry as well, though a little too sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5628) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle from Beer and Wine. Dark red, almost purple body with pinkish medium head. Nose is fruity, tart. Taste is sweet, of raspberries for sure, quite sweet but not over the top. Tart elements in there, especially towards the finish. Creamy texture and quite alcy in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alex_leit (2302) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 25, 2016
Bottle. Pink amber color, weak foam. Aroma: raspberries, fruity, soft. Taste: sweet, raspberry, raspberry jam with water, refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
desolat (26) - ChongQing, CHINA - AUG 16, 2016
AROMA-Pleasant berry sweet aroma. Background is mild smoothy malty. APPEARANCE-Orange deep gold. Clear. FLAVOR-Medium-high fruity sweet mixed with light tart very well. Good balance. MOUTHFEEL-Medium body. Medium carbonation. OVERALL-An excellent fruit beer which is not too cloy and tart.


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