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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,202 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,202
Reviews: 1,420
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 631
Gots: 1,526 | 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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whynot44

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4.58/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice bright clear amber red color with a small short lived frothy head.

Very definite bourbon aroma with hints of oak, plums, and caramel.

The taste is dominated by bourbon and caramel malt with hints of plum and vanilla, lots of alcohol warmth in the finish, very rich and pleasant.

Moderately heavy body, very smooth mouth feel goes perfectly with the taste and aroma.

Overall, another excellent brew from founders, very enjoyable, especially for colder weather.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 03:20:11 | More by whynot44
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,202 ratings.