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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,181 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,181
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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elNopalero

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a ruby crimson-amber in color. It has a mellow, malty aroma. I get a caramelly flavor coming through from the malt bill. It’s sweet, not sharp and not harsh. Not syrupy although it could easily be if there wasn’t just the right balance to this. Nice, without being a big destroyer, but strong enough to sip and enjoy on a cold night.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 06:54:19 | More by elNopalero
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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 5,181 ratings.