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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard

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4,678 Ratings
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Ratings: 4678
Reviews: 1568
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)
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granger10

Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer does not really resemble most scotch ales. The alcohol taste, which is predominate in most scotch ales I've tried, isn't even there. What I do taste, though, is something good. A pretty thick body to this one that starts out with a malty, brown sugar type sweetness. It's followed up by an onslaught of malts, hops, and spices. I taste a bready, chewy texture in this one. It finishes with more of that brown sugar sweetness. Much sweeter than most scotch ales. But it is also better than most scotch ales. Another great one from Founder's!

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2003 05:17:26 | More by granger10
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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,678 ratings.