Founders Brewing to Can and Distribute Rubaeus in April


Grand Rapids, Mich. – Founders Brewing Co. announced today that it will be releasing its popular raspberry ale, Rubaeus, in 9-pack cans across its distribution footprint beginning in April 2016 with taproom availability beginning on March 18. The affectionately named “Ruby Cube” will contain 9-12oz cans and will have a suggested retail price of $17.99.

“We’ve been extremely excited to see the growth of Rubaeus over the years,” said co-Founder and President Dave Engbers. “It’s one of those beers that really makes an impression after that first sip. Moving Rubaeus from a seasonal offering to a year-round simply made sense due to the accelerated growth of the brand. We are anticipating a lot of growth for Rubaeus as the beer will have much greater exposure as a year-round along with being available in the 9-pack can package.”

Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries, Rubaeus is Founders’ way of celebrating the joys of summer year-round. This stunning berry-red masterpiece is the perfect blend of sweet, tart and refreshing. No question about it, this beer is 100% Founders. Rubaeus made its foray into Founders’ 2016 year-round lineup after seeing great success as a seasonal offering. This will be Founders’ fourth can package to hit shelves, following All Day IPA, Centennial IPA and Dirty Bastard.

About Founders Brewing Co.

Established in 1997 by two craft beer enthusiasts—Dave Engbers and Mike Stevens—with day jobs and a dream, Founders Brewing Co. brews complex, in-your-face ales, with huge aromatics and tons of flavor. Founders ranks among the top 20 largest craft breweries in the U.S. and is one of the fastest growing. The brewery has received numerous awards from the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival and RateBeer and BeerAdvocate users often rate its beers among the best in the world. Located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, Founders is a proud member of the Michigan Brewers Guild. For more information, visit or follow Founders on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.