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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4672
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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scruffwhor

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked up a six pask of this American made Scotch Ale at Sam's Wine on Butterfiled in Downers Grove. Right off the bat the smell from the bottle is rich. The first thing that comes to mind when the first taste is computed by my brain is COFFEE, with a quickly depleting toffee aftertaste. One rule of thumb I apply to moutfeel is its chugability. Not implying that I chug every beer I try, but to get an idea if this beer is something that lends itself to be guzzled easily. This beer is not condusive to chugging. The name Beer Advocate gives as an alternate name for Scotch Ale, Wee Heavy. Which fits this beer very well. A strong coffee like taste covers up any hint of alcohol. But since its flavor is so heavy, you can only drink a couple of them before you get full of this great American made Scotch ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2005 15:23:33 | More by scruffwhor
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A: very dark golden brown when held to the light, Head two finger width but fades quickly.

S: licorice and caramel, strong alcohol smell typical of the style

T: sweet licorice and alcohol in a good way. A nice spicy hop but not bitter at all. Hint of clove.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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