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RATINGS: 1039   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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dunn4040 (128) - Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Pours a beautiful opaque maroon color, with a very thin head that fades into a white film on the top of the beer. Aroma is fresh, mashed raspberries, and a light malty fragrance. Taste is exactly what you’d expect from the aroma. Strong raspberry flavors, red grape, and plum. Mouth feel is light with nice carbonation. Very refreshing and enjoyable fruit ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaVillum (530) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (659) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackafholmes (412) - - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (127) - - JAN 9, 2015
Pours deep red with a thin head. Heavy raspberry aroma. Taste is sweet raspberry with some malt. Not overbearingly sweet though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6459) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks zvikar. Clear orange-red. Pleasant raspberry aroma. Sweet and slightly sourish flavor with raspberries and a drier bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaboon (1629) - FINLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Pours red with light pink head. Aroma is raspberry kissel. Flavour is cherry, sweet and somewhat sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ROGUE (2137) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JAN 8, 2015
On tap @ KBF. Pours a dark rosy pink hazy color with a thin slightly pinkish head that fades to a ring. Aroma is all raspberry. Taste is all a sweet syrupy raspberry fruit drink. No bitterness or sour funkiness to balance things out. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy with a lot of carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2817) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2015
7 Jan 2015, bottle. pink/scarlet, clear, no bubbles or head. nose is sweet like berry hard candy and jelly filled donughts. thin body and moderately fizzy. this tastes like the filling of a jelly donut. it is refreshing, just fizzy enough, and tastes like candy. great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1855) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Boozy, fizzy Vimto. Just the right side of beer. Very drinkable. Feels way under the ABV. Lovely.

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