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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,172 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,172
Reviews: 1,420
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 625
Gots: 1,520 | 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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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-30-2013 19:58:59 | More by BGsWo22
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chetw

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-30-2013 19:44:33 | More by chetw
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ramblinwreck101

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-30-2013 16:40:57 | More by ramblinwreck101
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-30-2013 04:26:55 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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dman5400

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-30-2013 02:30:03 | More by dman5400
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cofeeguru

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-29-2013 22:19:55 | More by cofeeguru
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ToddGregory

Texas

4.9/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best Bourbon Aged I have ever had. It was aged about 18 months to perfection. I'm in Texas and understand the Founders has been picked up here by a distributor. Can't wait to get my hands on more of this amazing beer. If anyone can recommend anything like this or better I want it.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 18:57:50 | More by ToddGregory
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supa0525

Michigan

5/5  rDev +15.5%

01-29-2013 18:40:14 | More by supa0525
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-29-2013 18:27:21 | More by Whiskeydeez
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richeddi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-29-2013 17:35:55 | More by richeddi
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ckobes

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-29-2013 17:28:58 | More by ckobes
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atoulouk

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-29-2013 14:42:14 | More by atoulouk
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dwoolley1

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

01-29-2013 14:24:00 | More by dwoolley1
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themind

New Jersey

4.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

What a great BA ale! this is one of the greats for me and I buy it when ever available. This brew has a nice mouth feel, excellent bourbon aroma and knock out taste. For the style this is the best I have had, just a World Class offering from Founders.

Bottom Line: If I see it, I buy it!

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 13:15:21 | More by themind
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KillaB

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-29-2013 05:12:05 | More by KillaB
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nkeckhar

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-29-2013 01:51:59 | More by nkeckhar
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siddhartha

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

01-29-2013 01:51:58 | More by siddhartha
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Brown and murky with an off white head that has completely dissipated.

S: Aggressive aroma: brown sugar, caramel, and vanilla. It has a sweet floral aroma.

T: Lots of vanilla and some bourbon flavors. Creamy butterscotch and some oak flavors.

M: balance not too boozy and medium body

O: A+ Scotch Ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 01:47:47 | More by King_KongDCO93
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yossarian14

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-29-2013 01:25:15 | More by yossarian14
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DavidRose

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-28-2013 23:53:10 | More by DavidRose
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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-28-2013 17:39:10 | More by hemorhoidzz
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-28-2013 16:47:43 | More by AngusOg
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Piotrek

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-28-2013 15:28:11 | More by Piotrek
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GVJoemomma

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-28-2013 12:52:53 | More by GVJoemomma
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phishphorce

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-28-2013 05:21:27 | More by phishphorce
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,172 ratings.