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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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90
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5,182 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,182
Reviews: 1,592
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 164
Gots: 539 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 7 varieties of malt (varies over the years).
50 IBU

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-03-2003)
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Bauzen

New York

4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Dark fruits, caramel, brown sugar, earthy molasses, but a super-clean finish. My only gripe is an apparent lack of carbonation. I drank two bottles and both were very flat. The bubbles appear to stick around in the center of the glass instead of floating up. It's actually quite bizarre.

It's another outstanding offering from Founders. A great beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 04:04:48 | More by Bauzen
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This was a really underwhelming beer for me. I have enjoyed most of Founders' offerings so far, but this one just misses the mark for me. Not an undrinkable beer by any means, just something I won't be revisiting anytime soon.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,182 ratings.