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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,266 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,266
Reviews: 1,424
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 651
Gots: 1,543 | 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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MenardMa

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-15-2013 15:07:12 | More by MenardMa
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Rau71

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-15-2013 05:24:16 | More by Rau71
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duobob

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-14-2013 20:18:36 | More by duobob
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StoutFest

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-14-2013 02:03:03 | More by StoutFest
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-13-2013 20:54:46 | More by wmobley
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-13-2013 17:24:38 | More by DiscLizard
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-13-2013 00:53:34 | More by beertardis
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2013 00:30:18 | More by CTJman
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Cvescalante

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-12-2013 22:33:03 | More by Cvescalante
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Benny3000

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-12-2013 20:06:16 | More by Benny3000
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Abnrml

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-12-2013 19:21:02 | More by Abnrml
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KGMIbeer

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-12-2013 03:19:04 | More by KGMIbeer
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

4.65/5  rDev +7.4%

2012 bottle via IP trade. Poured into Snifter.

A: Pours a nice coke like ruby brown color. Thin one finger head that fades quickly.

S: Oak is very pronounced, vanilla, and red creme soda like aroma. Some slight hint of dark cherries on the nose as well.

T: Big bourbon up front, followed by creamy vanilla sweetness. Some brown sugar in there as well. Wow, just a fantastic tasting beer.

M: Rich full bodied with a very slight alcohol warming. Sweet sticky bourbon coats the mouth.

O: What a fantastic brew. I dont think I've had a BA scotch ale before but I shall be seeking out others.

03-12-2013 02:57:50 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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Herky21

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 23:41:14 | More by Herky21
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lakesider1818

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-11-2013 23:07:58 | More by lakesider1818
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Matagal

Brazil

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-11-2013 23:07:09 | More by Matagal
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improvmasta

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

03-11-2013 19:52:22 | More by improvmasta
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Grinky

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 03:45:32 | More by Grinky
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AceMaster

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-11-2013 03:30:30 | More by AceMaster
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Jimmeekrek

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 03:04:56 | More by Jimmeekrek
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boonejag75

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 02:47:42 | More by boonejag75
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WestCoastBrew2

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-11-2013 02:17:55 | More by WestCoastBrew2
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 01:55:01 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-10-2013 17:53:24 | More by Beerontwowheels
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Bottled 10/2012, served in a weizen glass thanks to boilerfood for this one.

Deep mahagony with some light penetrating and a 1.5 finger soapy khaki head with moderate retention and moderate lacing.

Heavenly aroma, one of my favorites, great caramel and molasses notes flood the nostrils. Tastes sweet caramel at the tip of the palate and complex malts evolve on the middle while drier oaky, tannic woody flavors finish the experience.

A fantastic beer, maybe the best scotch ale I have had so far. This is number 97/100 of my quest to complete the BA hall of fame. Three more to go!

03-10-2013 15:38:38 | More by williamjbauer
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,266 ratings.