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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,301 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,301
Reviews: 1,426
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 662
Gots: 1,550 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-06-2013 16:51:06 | More by DJButters
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-06-2013 04:21:42 | More by tmarretti
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-06-2013 03:19:43 | More by kirbmeist
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-06-2013 00:25:56 | More by DerekMorgan
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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-05-2013 23:33:46 | More by littlebeer
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-05-2013 22:16:51 | More by PieOhMy
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keenan41

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2013 20:57:59 | More by keenan41
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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arcook11

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-04-2013 07:02:47 | More by arcook11
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mendonza

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

03-04-2013 05:03:02 | More by mendonza
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nzerbe

New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-04-2013 00:33:11 | More by nzerbe
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Dagger541

Indiana

4.84/5  rDev +11.8%

This beer was first tried by a friend and I on a chilly Sunday afternoon in-between two music event that we were attending. It was an excellent choice all around. It has and great color and smell and was served in a sniffer glass. It is a sipping beer that will warm you right up. If you think of a scotch ale aged in a bourbon barrel you will have an idea about what this beer tastes like. If you enjoy their Dirty Bastard and you are a fan of whiskey this is a great beer.

03-03-2013 16:08:30 | More by Dagger541
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freemanj

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.5%

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Jacurdy60

Alabama

2.39/5  rDev -44.8%

A-Deep ruby read with a bubbly head. Poor retention and little to no lacing at all.

S-Srong, potent scotch whisky and vanilla

T-Followed the nose, mostly. Some banana was in there as well

MF-Too carbonated and crisp, I was expecting something smoother

O-I did not enjoy this beer at all. It might be because I dislike liquor and it strongly resembled a scotch whisky. I guess this kind of beer is not my style, and now I definitely know so.

03-03-2013 02:53:59 | More by Jacurdy60
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Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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yankhawk

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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drrone

Utah

4.83/5  rDev +11.5%

Poured from a bottle on 3/1/13. Bottle Dated 10/13/11.

A - Gorgeous hazy dark amber/brown color. Very little head and minimal lacing. It had some floating particles in it.

S - Wonderful nose to it. Bourbon, vanilla, and I think caramel/butterscotch. It makes my mouth water. Fantastic.

T - The taste is amazing. It follows the nose very well with an explosion of bourbon, vanilla, caramel/butterscotch, with an oak and malt finish. Nice balanced booziness to it.

M - Smooth, very easy to drink.

O - I love this beer. I only wish I could have found more of it. Founders did a wonderful job.

03-01-2013 21:52:05 | More by drrone
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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