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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,772 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,772
Reviews: 1,609
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 827
Gots: 2,361 | FT: 227
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:
Beer added by: CortexBomb on 01-30-2007

"Wee Heavy", cave aged in oak bourbon barrels.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle received in trade with iguenard - thanks!

Appearance - Hazy brown colour with a good size frothy beige coloured head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some fantastic lacing. The head lasted for around 5-6 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, caramel/butterscotch, dark fruits, leather/earthy

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, sweet butterscotch+caramel, and dark fruits. There is also woody/boozy notes and a hint of vanilla.

Overall - A little disappointed with the mouthfeel, but the scent is fantastic. For such a full bodied beer it's a shame that it comes across as a little watery. The taste is solid and the alcohol is well hidden. Good stuff and I'm looking forward to trying the 2013 bottles.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 6,772 ratings.