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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,342 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,342
Reviews: 1,428
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 670
Gots: 1,553 | FT: 146
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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4.49/5  rDev +3.7%

An older and dirtier bastard for sure.

Pours a mahogany color with ruby edges. The half finger of beige head does not linger very long. Bourbon notes are distinctly present in the nose. The blend of malt and bourbon in the flavor profile is near perfect and this offering finishes with a slight malty sweetness. The body is hearty, rich, creamy and smooth – excellent as an after dinner digestif.

This is a well crafted barrel-aged beer that does not end up tasting harsh or cidery. The craftsmanship in the creation of this offering is evident.

57md, Dec 19, 2013
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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 5,342 ratings.