Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company
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5/5 rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Ok, 5/5 isn't easily earned but for me , this beer couldn't taste better than it does, perfection!
Pours darker than I expected, dark brown allowing minimal light to shine through. Not much of a head or lacing, but that's not important to me. Corbonatotion levels can make or break a beer and this one doesn't need any more or less.
Smells of Bourbon with a slight sweetness cutting through.
The taste...oh the taste! First impression leads you to believe this I going to be a boozy monster of a beer, BIG bourbon takes front and center only to lead to a sweeter butterscotch flavor that counteracts the alcohol taste perfectly!
Medium bodied and sticky on the tounge , the taste that lingers on the palate is remarkable!
Overall, this is one of the best beers I've had, lives up to the hype and then some! Dangerously drinkable for 10.2%.
Founders has given me another reason to consider them one of the best breweries out there!
Serving type: bottle
12-08-2013 05:08:23 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,166 ratings.