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RATINGS: 1142   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2364) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 4, 2009
A really nice rasperry color andflavor without being to sweet/syrupy. The is a great summer or "gateway" beer. It has a bit of an orange-rine bitterness at the end. Overall a very enjoyable fruit beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
seymour (1664) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Sampled at Whole Foods, it poured a hazy pink colour. Strong raspberry flavour and aroma, no real malt or hops prescence, more of a non-descript summer spritzer kinda thing. Okay for a fruit beer, I guess. Iit didn’t taste like artificial chemical sweeteners the way so many others do, but it wasn’t anything great in its own right. It’s popular this time of year and highly-rated, but I won’t be buying it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Concealer (945) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Clear red with a foamy, pink head that lasts and laces. Aromas of mostly raspberry, light toasted malt and spice. Flavor is sweet raspberry, light spice, toasted malt and herbal notes. Medium bodied, smooth. Mostly sweet with some tart raspberry on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sawbuck (440) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Nice aroma of fresh berries. Strawberry and Raspberries mixed, with a slight barnyard must as well. Reddish hue in color, slightly transparent, with a razor thin white head. Muted sweet berries up front. Just the right amount of sweetness. Tart comes next, with a nice dry bitterness. Slightly watery mouthfeel, with just the right amount of carbonation, Finish is a tart bitterness that is pleasantly refreshing. Nice summer brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (3023) - FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle. Pale bourgoundy, no head. Raspberries and bit of grainyness in aroma. Raspberries and raspberry jam sweetness in taste. In small quantities this drinkable, would work with some dry cake as a dessert too, but otherwise it isn’t something one would consume on a regular basis. Too sweet as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wyzzywyz22 (2102) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle, Ship in a Bottle, West Kirby. Reddy pink pour with minimal head. Tart, sweet Raspberry laden nose and flavour. Dried out towards the finish. Great lazy summer afternoon drinking. One of the best Raspberry beers I’ve come across, well done. My 2,100th rate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1327) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Pours medium red with a thin white head with just a little lacing. Aroma is of sour and sweet raspberries, wheat bread, and sweet malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium-light body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi dry, sweet and sour,refreshing, medium finish. Overall, a pretty tasty, refreshing wheat ale that is a great summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiddleBrau (1026) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Pinkish hue white head. Fruit nose. Spritzy light raspberry flavor. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alexanderdahl (101) - DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Hazy amber orange. Nose is very fruity and sweet. Jammy! Tastes sweetm fruity and very malty. Some dull acid on the finish. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandman (2418) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2015
just number and simple notes during convesation: red body, berries, good and not artificial

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redtechnj (257) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Appearance- Opaque reddish amber with a fluffy beige head Aroma- Raspberrys of course, sweet but tart too, very fruity. Flavor- Sweet berry start with a tart raspberry finish. Not very complex but a very nice summer beer for sitting on the beach or by the fire pit!

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