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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,193 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,193
Reviews: 1,420
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 628
Gots: 1,524 | FT: 139
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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MattSweatshirt

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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is one good looking Bastard. Pours out a deep ruby with a thick one finger light brown head that is slow to recede lacing the glass.

Barrel forward nose of coconut, vanilla, and wood with underlying scotch ale coming through with dark fruits and caramel.

The barrel is coming through with a little bit of bourbon flavor, vanilla, and coconut. It brings caramel and toffee sweetness and it sticky on the lips. Fruity flavors of cherry, figs, and dates. Slight heat in the throat.

Drinks smoothly with a medium body. Its got a soft carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 07:17:52 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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