Fruit Beer – American: Founders Rübæus

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  As the weather is getting warmer, I’m going to start my warm weather beers over the first month and a bit until the typical dreary Engish weather returns. The beer today is a Fruit Beer made by Founders Brewing Company. I chose this beer because it’s a great example of the style and it actually uses fresh raspberries instead of extract or concentrate to flavour the beer. It is also a good way of introducing yourself to Fruit Beers, as they are quite often sour. This one still retains the sweetness of the fruit. Let’s start with Founders Brewing Company‘s description of the beer:

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…

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