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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard

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4,696 Ratings
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Ratings: 4696
Reviews: 1570
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Frothboss:
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Frothboss

Kentucky

4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance has a dark bronze full bodied look. Cant see through the glass. No head and nice laceing. Smells chocolaty and rich, hints of bread and malt. Tastes just as good as it smells, rich, chocolaty and bready also has a good nice finish. Tastes very good. This is a great beer. I really like this one will definitely drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2010 19:59:29 | More by Frothboss
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alphagnome

Iowa

4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Deep brown body with a small, light brown head that disappears to a thin ring. No lacing but nice legs. Light sediment.

Aroma:
Disappointing to be honest, there just isn't much to grasp. Light caramel, toffee, and a hints of vanilla. Malts and a bit of spice. Sweet fig. If it were more potent, it would rank much higher in my book.

Taste:
Nails the sweetness, it's perfect. Sweet, roasted caramel malts laced with toffee and blanketed in dark fruits. Tart cherries and raisins. Vanilla on finish and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Smooth and easy to drink... This is 8.5%!? Only the slightest hint of alcohol is present. Little to no noticeable carbonation. Sweet finish.

Overall:
Another fantastic beverage from the folks at Founders. Loaded with character but not too sweet - a great winter beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 03:39:44 | More by alphagnome
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ranger7

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-23-2014 02:11:35 | More by ranger7
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robotiks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-23-2014 01:14:27 | More by robotiks
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-23-2014 00:41:12 | More by phishfoolme
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Chingringo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-22-2014 19:39:45 | More by Chingringo
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kidzord

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-22-2014 01:43:27 | More by kidzord
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Rohkey

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-22-2014 01:00:38 | More by Rohkey
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.58/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a mahogany color, lightly brown with gorgeous red hues.

Smells very boozy, but the maltiness definitely add an inviting sweet.

Malty, nutty, boozy taste. An amazing sampling for any scotch ale lover.

Mouthfeel is a hefty malt bomb counteracted by the ABV in a glorious way.

Overall this is an amazing beer, but what one can expect from Founders. A perfect rendition of the Scotch ale style, but perfect for an beer lover.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 22:32:02 | More by larryarms847
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Symz

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-21-2014 22:30:01 | More by Symz
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Coronaeus

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-21-2014 20:27:41 | More by BigFatOgre
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dryndantheman

Ireland

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-21-2014 16:32:04 | More by dryndantheman
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-21-2014 15:54:18 | More by Hayley_86
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DC_Brah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Kentucky

5/5  rDev +23.5%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-19-2014 20:05:55 | More by oldmanscott
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Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-19-2014 19:31:11 | More by ubenumber2
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Nitty703

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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illeagle05

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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ejh06752

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

04-18-2014 23:20:09 | More by ejh06752
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-18-2014 14:14:47 | More by billhelm
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

04-18-2014 01:39:22 | More by mpenning13
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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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