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RATINGS: 1044   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cbuk1013 (245) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2013
The son of blushing monk. I know it’s only a 6% beer, but I’m really curious how this will change in 6 months, 1 and 2 years. Re-rate coming.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MotherBrother (773) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2015
Pour murky dark amber, with a small head, that quickly fizzes into a thin ring. Aroma has plenty of raspberries, some lime, lemon, caramel. bread, faint earthy notes and hay. Taste is sweet up front, with a nice acidity to it. Faint bitter notes at the back. Medium bodied, with some fizzy carbonation. A really great mix of candy sweetness, with some fresh raspberry sourness. On a hot summer day, I could see my self downing enough of this, to make my pee pink, and taste like raspberry n’ lemon..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1208) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Clear dark red with a bubbly head. Nice raspberry aroma. Light raspberry, very smooth. This is nice but lacks the depth of a raspberry lambic, but it still has a nice balance to it. A bit like Badger Poachers Choice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (1413) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Tap at brewdog, helsinki. Hazy reddish brown color, small white head. Aroma is raspberries, malts on the back, sweet and sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (4212) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Red colour with a small pink head.
Aroma: Berries, raspberries, some caramel, sweet malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Raspberries, berries, a bit chemical, caramel, syrup.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (379) - Tasmania, - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle. Darkish red-amber colour with a small white, possibly pink-ish head. The aroma is raspberry, a little cherry as well. Flavour is quite sweet, almost syrupy raspberry, some tartness. A little citrus. Just okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaVillum (535) - Valby, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2015
355 ml, flaske, 5,7 % ABV, BB 02/03/2015, købt i SuperBest på Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads på Østerbro, 20. januar 2015. Rødbrun, rolig og filtreret frugtøl med ungefär 1 cm offwhite skumkrone, som langsomt svinder til kant og overflade. Frugtrig og sødlig aroma af hindbær. Smagen er ganske klar sødlig og en smule syrlig med lidt bitter dybde. Ganske forfriskende og helt uden sødlig kvalme. Opsummering: medium til solid sødme, meget let bitterhed, ditto syrlighed, intet salt. Konsistensen er olieret, og kroppen mellem fyldig. Ganske fin let karboneret et stykke under medium, giver en rar mundfølelse. En øl med overraskende meget alkohol i genren og klart målrettet til en forårs-/sommeraften samt måske ligeså til kvindelige øldrikkere. Men kan sagtens nydes af det mandlige incitament.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (668) - USA - JAN 14, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 28 Dec 2014 -- Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. This is pretty good stuff for a widely distro fruit beer.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (425) - - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle at Devonshire cat, sheffield. Pours a reddish copper colour with wispy white head. Aroma is raspberries (natch) and also some warm earthy leafy notes. Taste is sweet and tangy sour, impressively leaves the same sensation on the back of the tongue as real raspberries. Slight prickle and medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndresTM (329) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 10, 2015
it pours a reddish, dull amber with a bit of fruit sediment, like a very watery strawberry juice made with brown sugar. The smell is tart and fruity, with raspberry stewed with sugar and barley being the most prominent notes. The taste is at first moderately bitter from the grain and raspberry sweet and ends on a tart, slightly dry note. The mouthfeel is medium, with a slightly syrupy body and medium carbonation that gives the beer a mineraly impression. Unassuming but satisfying.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (135) - - JAN 9, 2015
Pours deep red with a thin head. Heavy raspberry aroma. Taste is sweet raspberry with some malt. Not overbearingly sweet though


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