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Founders Backwoods Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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6,861 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,861
Reviews: 1,623
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 844
Gots: 2,416 | FT: 231
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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Perhaps a top 5 beer of all time. Despite the warnings to only drink this at room temp, I found it to be delightful cold as well. The carbonation hits the tongue and immediately fades for a smooth mouthfeel. Then there's the bourbon; the delicious, perfectly accented bourbon. It's how bourbon and beer were supposed to taste together. Perfection.

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A, little to no head but lots of legs on the sides of the glass when swrilled, vERY NICE DARK MAHOGONAY COLOR .
S. just like you open up a bottle of Bourbon but not as harsh with vanallia and figs on the nose with the oak and burnt sugars
T. more flavor than i could dream of, has all the tastes as mentioned above on the nose but also a soft rasin, plum flavor (top Notch). some warming and a touch of burn going down but in a plesent way not like drinking whiskey by any means
M. i bit thin for the style only reason i am not giving this a perfect score...
O. this is an outstanding style and something that can be saved for when you feel you deserve a treat. cant wait to sit on a few six packs for a few years...

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 6,861 ratings.