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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,776 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,776
Reviews: 1,610
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 830
Gots: 2,366 | FT: 227
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:
Beer added by: CortexBomb on 01-30-2007

"Wee Heavy", cave aged in oak bourbon barrels.
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 6,776 ratings.