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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,108 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,108
Reviews: 1,419
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 620
Gots: 1,510 | FT: 140
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Scotch Ale aged in bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 01-30-2007)
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Jade

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4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured a bottle of Backwoods Bastard into brandy snifter.

A - Medium orange/ amber color, little light passing through. A tiny head of little significance.

S - Candy, bourbon, vanilla, malts. This is going to be good!

T - A fine scotch ale with tasty bourbon-oaky characteristics. Hints of vanilla. Flavor is intense and delicious.

M - Creamy, medium-thick body. A little bite to it which is to be expected at 10.2% ABV.

O - I like some scotch ales, but usually don't seek them out. This is a standout. The aging in the bourbon barrels makes this beer sing. Perfection...no fake bourbon flavor here like a ton of bourbon ales out there. An A+ in my opinion. Seek it out, sit back and enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2012 01:34:04 | More by Jade
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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