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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,108 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,108
Reviews: 1,497
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 734
Gots: 1,942 | FT: 181
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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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

bigsquirrel, Jun 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

nickbman, Jun 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

emalc, Jun 01, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - beautiful dark brown appearance with nice head. a finger and a half.

S - amazing. bourbon, caramel, a little oak, and more bourbon.

T - bourbon, caramel, and toffee. I love this beer.

M - quite lively carbonation, very nice.

O - one of my favourite beers. it is amazing.

BakaGaijin, Jun 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

vamil95ce, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

ultrasrs, Jun 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ImFlyerThanYou, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

cmgray03, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

HoppyMcStout, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Jdotswizz, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: A beautiful dark brown, with a slight hue of red. Looks thick, rich, and laces the glass.

Smell: Smell of vanilla, bourbon barrel, booze, malt, and then a slight backing of hops on the back.

Taste: Vanilla, Caramel, and then an overushing of whiskey, followed by the smoothing of malt. Real real nice, layered, flavorful, and delicious.

Mouthfeel: I don't know if this is a bad thing, or a good thing, but I actually find this plenty sessionable. It's definitely not light, but I've had some heavier beers, and this goes down easy and smooth. It might be hard to drink a ton of them, but I could definitely drink a few.

Overall: An amazing solid beer from Founders (What isn't?). Get it, drink it, and enjoy!

Bighead6365, May 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

TXhomebrewer, May 30, 2014
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admiral, May 28, 2014
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,108 ratings.