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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,187 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,187
Reviews: 1,420
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 628
Gots: 1,525 | FT: 141
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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Ratings: 5,187 | Reviews: 1,420 | Display Reviews Only:
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-16-2013 03:10:17 | More by cbeer88
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jonnyb79

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-15-2013 03:05:46 | More by jonnyb79
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juanbon

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-14-2013 18:44:01 | More by juanbon
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-14-2013 17:11:04 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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celticfutblclub

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-14-2013 14:38:04 | More by celticfutblclub
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rpbuckeye

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-14-2013 14:16:44 | More by rpbuckeye
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CMui

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-13-2013 15:58:24 | More by CMui
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wtkphoto

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-13-2013 04:30:01 | More by wtkphoto
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Urbancaver

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

02-13-2013 04:15:31 | More by Urbancaver
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birdsellam

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -42.3%

02-11-2013 18:26:32 | More by birdsellam
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Beeranator

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-11-2013 16:29:22 | More by Beeranator
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ericj551

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-11-2013 15:48:17 | More by ericj551
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-11-2013 03:01:25 | More by rjvanston
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-11-2013 02:38:49 | More by MaseFace
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to Hopshopenstein for sending this my way. Dark, dark red color with a minimal head. The aroma on this was just great, vanilla, bourbon, sugar, wood. Great! The flavor was not nearly as good, sort of muddled. It had hints of the vanilla and bourbon but i really couldn't get a feel for the base beer beneath. If the flavor matched the aroma this would be top notch.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 01:20:30 | More by ArrogantB
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LouDogg114

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-10-2013 23:45:20 | More by LouDogg114
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-10-2013 23:09:41 | More by Zuidman
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Donsmitty

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-10-2013 19:46:39 | More by Donsmitty
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fgilbert2

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-09-2013 05:00:37 | More by fgilbert2
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NHJORDAN


3.76/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.25

Backwood Bastard almost has me imagining myself drinking this ale in the deep backwoods of the bayou. A part of me feels as though I'm rebelling against probation due to the strong alcohol content and potent bourbon taste.

This is a good thing my friends. The aroma, taste, and every other sensation surrounds my entire being while drinking this beer.

One cannot simply enjoy this beer unless he's reached manhood. This is indeed a mans beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 04:11:24 | More by NHJORDAN
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-09-2013 03:09:35 | More by phishfoolme
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Stroude

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-08-2013 22:06:43 | More by Stroude
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shep8821

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-08-2013 17:54:57 | More by shep8821
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Mahoning


4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-08-2013 13:08:20 | More by Mahoning
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saxclar123

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

02-08-2013 03:29:29 | More by saxclar123
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,187 ratings.