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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,201 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,201
Reviews: 1,592
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 164
Gots: 546 | FT: 21
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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mempath

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4.65/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

looks good. deep amber-brown, dark, foreboding. already succumbing subjectively to the power of this brewery's output...consistently stellar so far...not much lacing but it's too heavy to dabble in fluff

in the nose, sweet dark fruit starting to ferment. some possible nuttiness.

in the mouth and it's just a rich orgy of sweetness, deep roasted, candied malts...amazing...hard to describe this nectar...would be so much more warming at this massive ABV in the fall and winter, but this is helping me look forward to my favorite time of the year. tho little carbonation at the surface, this is perfectly thick without any cloying sense. reminds me of various barleywine experiences...intense, balanced and drinkable as a session brew for anyone in a kilt!

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2010 22:58:28 | More by mempath
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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,201 ratings.