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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,105 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,105
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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oracle

Indiana

3.98/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

another gravity head find 10 oz draft pour

Beer arrived with almost no head at all, just a few bubbles clinging to the glass. No lacing left to mark the passage this most unusual beer.

Color was a deep dark copper brown, without a hint of cloudiness.

Aroma was quite mild, mostly sweet maltiness, without a hint of the suprises to come.

OK, maybe it was a surprise only to me. The chalkboard indicated it was a scotch ale, not a whiskey barrel aged scotch ale.

Normall I don't care for whiskey/bourbon barrel aged ales, but I did like this one. The whiskey flavor was not quite overpowering and the smokiness of the scotch ale shone through nicely.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2009 22:13:01 | More by oracle
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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