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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,043 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,043
Reviews: 1,487
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 736
Gots: 1,906 | FT: 174
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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer poured a deep brown with light hints of scarlett and a subtle off white head. The aroma was a caramel vanilla sweetness wrapped in a bourbon blanket. I wanted to dip my entire face in my glass, but I resisted the temptation. The bourbon was upfront but not overly dominant, just the right touch. It lended a smoky vanilla tone to the caramel malt sweetness of the beer that just glided along my palate. The Backwood Bastard had enough heft in the body and light carbonation to hold up to the heavy flavors in this enticing elixir. This was a truly phenomenal bourbon barrel aged brew and a real treat from Founders.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,043 ratings.