Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company
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Ratings: 5,087 | Reviews: 1,589 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Pentastar:
4.22/5 rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance: Dark brown with a small tan head, not much lacing present.
Aroma: Sweet with some alchohol and some grain.
Taste: Good malt backbone in this. Piney hops intermingle with caramel flavors and robust grain. A pleasant aftertaste with some grain and a little bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Smooth, proper carbonation.
Serving type: on-tap
10-20-2010 19:41:49 | More by Pentastar
More User Reviews:
3.86/5 rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
I really do like trying microbrews...and I was sure happy to try this one from a brewer called Founders Brewing with the happy title of, Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale.
Out of the bottle it pours a very nice, dark amber color. Although it pours out a nice head, it has no staying power and little to no lacing. Smell-wise it was rich and aromatic with hints of almonds, distinct roasted malt, and even slighter hints of caramel. It felt thick and bold sloshing around, not watery at all - very bold, but it did leave a strong aftertaste I didn't quite like. As far as the taste, I think it was bogged down with the overpowering flavor of burnt malt, rather than a lighter roasted flavor - it just took away something from what was otherwise a pleasant experience. Overall, it was outstanding and I was saddened to only have had two of these.
Serving type: bottle
07-10-2014 04:08:24 | More by jjamadorphd
Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,087 ratings.