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RATINGS: 1304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dunn4040 (129) - 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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (6079) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2017
Clear dark red appearance. Aroma and flavour is just like sparkling blackcurrant drink. Not really beer but a nice, sweet drink.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
emincems (56) - - MAR 16, 2017
Highly carbonated, light bodied fruit. Taste is soft and sweet, but not special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bergstaden (2753) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2017
Reddish with a pink head - Sweet berry aroma - Malt body with raspberry flavour - The raspberries goes into the finish - Berry flavour that was a little bit sweet, but still quite ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8286) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2017
(Bottle) Reddish amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity nose with notes of raspberries, mandarin, blood orange, bread and caramel. Fruity, malty taste with raspberries, pink grapefruit, caramel, bready malt, strawberries and a slightly tart finish with low bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and refreshing with a generous raspberry character. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FinnIckler (316) - GERMANY - FEB 22, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2017 Bottle at monterey bar in Berlin. Pours clear Red. Nose is strawberry jam, lots of it, but still pretty natural. Palate is nice mixture of strawberry and tartness. A bit too sweet, but still a nice fruitbeer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (780) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle at home (bottled 09/28/16). Pours a clear brownish red with a pinkish fast disappearing head. Aroma of bready malts, light tart raspberries, candy sugar. Taste is heavy sweet, light tart and light bitter towards the end, sweet candy fruity bitter aftertaste. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8824) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2017
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods. Pours a bright red color with a small white head. A big fresh fruity nose. Very smooth, huge fruit, light grainy base. Very good fruit beer, the raspberries and very clear and natural. Great.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
bpreo (2732) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - FEB 12, 2017
Chandra’s favorite of the night (I think she drank 3 glasses of it). One out of about 25 that I sampled at the 2017 KLCC Brewfest! (No memory).

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
crispaire (180) - - FEB 9, 2017
Smells of a berry field. Nice fluffy white head with sticky lacing. Goes down extremely smoooth. Explosion of raspberry flavor and not too sweet which can sometimes be an issue with fruit beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
after4ever (7887) - Brier, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Nitro at SB. Pours a clear bright rubied garnet with a minimal off-pink head. Big tangy bright somewhat artificial berry nose. Creamy thick body with light carb. Bright tangy berry mid palate. Long tangy cloying finish.


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