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RATINGS: 1260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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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3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Nice red color with huge raspberry aroma. Sweet. Refreshing sweet raspberry taste. A little too sweet for me though . A bit too much on the raspberry side.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
desolat (25) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PugUglyBrewer (36) - - AUG 16, 2016
I had this on tap, in the nitro version, at Yard House in Fresno. Dark pink color with a tight, creamy white head. This is dangerously drinkable with refreshing raspberry aroma and flavor. A true masterpiece of a fruit beer perfectly fit for summer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
voyageurmike (266) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 14, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Wegmans, in a shaker glass. Dark pink with a nice white/pink head. Medium bodied with strong raspberry aroma. Raspberry sweetness dominates the taste with hops part of the clean finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
derekbrown (109) - Greenville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Smells sickly sweet. Bright red in color. Pull off the raspberry flavor well but strongly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grumpy55G (1) - Lansing, USA - AUG 8, 2016 does not count
Founders does it right. Expecting another so-so beer, I was surprised, this is a great brew. Not too sweet, just right.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zoucrew102 (1331) - - AUG 4, 2016
Bottle, thanks Christina! Sweet raspberry aroma with raspberry sourness as well as a bit of wheat malt. Pours light ruby red colored with a thin white head that has some retention and good lacing. Starts with sweet raspberry flavors as well as a bit of wheat maltiness to go along with a light body and lively mouthfeel. Finishes smooth and refreshing with a bit of raspberry sourness that cuts the sweet well before the sweet returns at the very end. Excellent summer beer to cool off with.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (3566) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2016
Tap at Founders. Clear dark pink with light pink head. Lots of sweet raspberries, light dough, bit of grass and herbs. Quite sweet and very light bitter. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dambor (371) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 29, 2016
Pours light red with small head but nice lacing. Aroma: some raspberry, a touch of hops. Taste: the raspberry is clearly present, but nicely counterbalanced by hops. The beer is thankfully not sweet and pretty drinkable. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Senap (606) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2016
Perfekt after beach öl. Mycket fruktig, möjligen lite för söt? Totalt sett en positiv upplevelse!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (4065) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2016
0.355l bottle. This is quite a cloudy one. Deep red amber in color and a small bubbly pinkish sidesticking and lacing head. Mild aroma for a raspberry beer. There’s some of course, the really sweet almost jam-like raspberries. Light grass, some cherries and hints if almond essence. Not a bad aroma at all, but definitely a tad artificial and sweet. Much the same in the taste. Quite sweet and sugary. Almost like jam. Feels light oily in the mouth and it’s about average on the carbonation. Fruity, almonds and traces of sulfur. Not something I could drink lots of, or feel the need to try again, but it’s not a bad fruity one. 10.10.2014


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