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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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90
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5,098 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,098
Reviews: 1,589
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 158
Gots: 509 | FT: 19
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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happy4hoppybeer

Pennsylvania

3.15/5  rDev -22%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured into snifter glass: dark brown, with thin half-inch head that vanishes in a matter of a minute. Some bubbles along the side. Little thin, bubbly traces of lacing.

Scents of chocolate, light roasted malts, toffee. All very faint.

Taste is same, with a fairly thick body, medium carbonation. Umm, pretty good, but very light on the flavors.

Could be better.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2012 22:17:16 | More by happy4hoppybeer
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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,098 ratings.