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RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2013
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a hazy reddish pink color. The head is a two finger Jigglypuff shade that doesn’t feature the best retention. Spotty lacing is left behind. S: Raspberry. That’s kind of it, really, but it’s a nice singular note regardless. T: The flavors are primarily raspberry juice and cream. Those flavors are nice, but it’s kind of one note to a fault. I really don’t have much to say other than this one would do better on a hot day. M: Medium body, sweet finish, high carbonation. This feel is so average, it’s leaving me at a loss for words. O: I think I preferred Cerise to this one. I’ve been looking to try this for a while now, so in that regard, this is a mild letdown. Of course, this beer’s monotony means I don’t have to write a long review. Wooo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Msdrbeat (90) - - SEP 3, 2015
Not overly sweet. Can taste the fruit clearly but still with beer. Nice and perfect for hot weather. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
emartell (293) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - SEP 2, 2015
Aroma muy bien definido entre la frambuesa y la malta.Color granate, brillante, bien filtrada, carbonatacion alta, espuma ligera de baja retención. En boca es ligeramente seca, amarga, ácida y frutal.Al paladar es fácil de tomar, refrescante, bien integrada. La nota ácida resalta más el carácter de la frambuesa. En resumen es una cerveza agradable, ligera, refrescante y fácil de tomar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (704) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle. Ruby red pour with a beige head that dissipates quickly. Lots of raspberry in the aroma and taste. A quite wine-like quality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
apickles (265) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Dark red in colour, clear in the glass with a little fizz, no head. Lots of sweet raspberries on the nose. Quite tart, quite rich but a very rounded flavour a little tart on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tdtm82 (1269) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Nitro. At a bar in Boston. Super funky fruit beer. Loads of summer fruits. Orchid in glass. Nice funky and tarty notes. So clean. Ideal for the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1215) - Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Bottle into tulip glass, clear golden-hued pink color with thin white head. Aroma notes of raspberries and grainy malt. Taste adds berry tartness and bread. Light body, moderate-heavy carbonation, crisp, sweet with berry sweet finish. Nice berry sweet-tart balance, nice fruity summer drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11557) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle, bought @YNWA Beershop, Kolding. Pours clear red with a small, frothy and light fizzy pink head. Heavy raspberry aroma, soft malty. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, fruity, lots of raspberry, mild sweet malts. Fine balancing tartness. A bit of a super soda pop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1012) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Dark pink/light red pour, fast white head. Nose is raspberry soda. Little sweet. Middle is tart raspberry, light grain, medium mouth-feel. Finish is a tug of war between tart and sweet; tart wins. I am not a fruit beer guy, but I will get this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (868) - NORWAY - AUG 21, 2015
Flaske. Nesten klar,rød. Noe karbonert. Tynn skumtopp som forsvinner raskt. Smaker bringebær,noe sitrus . Mye sødme med ettersmak noe jordaktig/kjeller og gress. Meget

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (2215) - Richmond, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Clear bright reddish-amber with a small head of off-white bubbles. Aroma of raspberries and bread. The taste is sweet and full of raspberry and just a touch tart. Softly carbonated: almost a bit flat, light-medium bodied.

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