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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,249 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,249
Reviews: 1,594
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 167
Gots: 558 | FT: 22
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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mgironta

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This brew poured with a half a finger of thick, tan head. It dissipated at a moderate pace and left a hint of a crown on top of the body, yet no lacing. The body was a dark mahogany color with moderate carbonation visible and a huge amount of "floaties." The nose presented with smoke, roasted nuts, rich caramel and even a hint of dark fruit. A very robust nose to say the least. The taste had a lot going on. I got nuttiness, caramel malt, brown sugar and then smoke. There was also a bit of fruit in the background as well. The booze made a quick appearance at the end of the sip. The body was bigger than I'm used to seeing for the style with lower than expected carbonation. The finish was long with nuttiness and smoke. This could be one of the best beers of this style that I've had. All of the flavors worked with each other and it was a great sipping beer. I would definitely have this beer again. This is the beer I'm using as a benchmark for the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2012 02:35:15 | More by mgironta
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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,249 ratings.