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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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90
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5,682 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,682
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 192
Gots: 762 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz twist-top stubby with no freshness date.

A: Deep reddish brown, pours with a thin tan head that hangs around forever without leaving any lacing to speak of. Plenty of CO2 bubbles that fuel the head and stir up some brown sediment. This one is obviously unfiltered, and more power to them.

S: Sweet malty aroma with a faint hint of chocolate and roasted barley.

T: Malty with a Belgian-esque sugar character, maybe the hops could be better balanced but that's coming from a confirmed hophead. Smoky chocolate and peat. Definite Scottish alcohol aftertaste.

M: Thick and syrupy going down, but the carbonation balances it perfectly. Slight carbonation tingle combined with the alcohol warming on the roof of the mouth; really unique.

D: This is too thick and sweet to be a session beer, but it's well-balanced enough that the bottle went quicker than I would have expected. Very enjoyable.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,682 ratings.