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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,360 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,360
Reviews: 1,429
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 673
Gots: 1,556 | FT: 143
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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4/5  rDev -7.6%

From notes on 3/25/14

On tap at the KBS release. Had this at the same time as a KBS, but still enjoyed it. Very malty with hints of caramel and oak. Good whiskey touch. Definitely a beer I would try again.

kkleu357, Sep 15, 2014
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Dark Brown sweet smelling with almost no foam. The taste is a revelation and surprising. Amazing beer. Had waited a long time to try and was worth the wait. Alcohol hidden and bourbon character in the back.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,360 ratings.