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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,426 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,426
Reviews: 1,526
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 766
Gots: 2,101 | FT: 191
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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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,426 ratings.