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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,300 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,300
Reviews: 1,426
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 661
Gots: 1,548 | 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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s_wit

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-23-2013 04:23:50 | More by s_wit
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

12-23-2013 03:29:09 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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JC333

New York

2/5  rDev -53.8%

12-23-2013 01:58:24 | More by JC333
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Kochiss

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-23-2013 01:41:33 | More by Kochiss
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

4.46/5  rDev +3%

(4.25) A: Ruby red when held up to light with a thin blanket of head and sparse bubbles forming a ring. Good retention and patchy lacing.

(4.5) S: Caramel-toffee, oak, bourbon, dried dark fruits (dates & raisins), and vanilla. A smooth aroma without a harsh bourbon but rather more oaky-caramel focused. Each aroma can be identified quite easily.

(4.5) T: As per the aroma, with sweet caramel-toffee upfront transitioning into the dry and boozy bourbon-oak qualities. Dark and dried fruits are present including cherries, dates, and raisins. Vanilla and slight nutty elements round this out. Wonderfully put together with all flavours shining both individually and as a whole.

(4.25) M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Syrupy with a clean texture. Perhaps would benefit from a slightly thicker body but drinkability is probably better as is.

(4.5) D: This is delicious and alarmingly drinkable with the oak bourbon barrel qualities well balanced and very complimentary to the other flavours in this. Will certainly be picking up more of this.

12-23-2013 01:40:50 | More by Digimaika2
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mpgillett

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-23-2013 01:25:35 | More by mpgillett
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rmehughes

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-22-2013 20:26:02 | More by rmehughes
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BigZ2214

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-22-2013 19:03:49 | More by BigZ2214
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Danimal1101

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-22-2013 18:03:42 | More by Danimal1101
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-22-2013 16:22:30 | More by Zonian1
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NappyB

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-22-2013 12:58:26 | More by NappyB
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-22-2013 09:06:06 | More by CarolinaKev
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shopsis

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

12-22-2013 05:07:19 | More by shopsis
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JohnBender

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

12-22-2013 04:59:37 | More by JohnBender
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rieg21

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.5%

12-21-2013 23:37:51 | More by rieg21
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-21-2013 04:57:58 | More by DrStiffington
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Monstro

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

12-21-2013 04:42:24 | More by Monstro
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hooliasimons

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-21-2013 00:24:07 | More by hooliasimons
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-20-2013 16:30:18 | More by cultclassic89
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-20-2013 15:40:01 | More by Jeffrey2310
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j18coop

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-20-2013 14:40:03 | More by j18coop
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ReverendJon

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-20-2013 06:32:45 | More by ReverendJon
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jxc5

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-20-2013 01:30:04 | More by jxc5
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hockeypuck

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

12-20-2013 01:22:53 | More by hockeypuck
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hoosier222002

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-20-2013 01:02:46 | More by hoosier222002
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,300 ratings.