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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
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5,566 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,566
Reviews: 1,610
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 184
Gots: 702 | FT: 23
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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Ratings: 5,566 | Reviews: 1,610 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Dbot, Jan 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

bralston345, Dec 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Ken_P, Dec 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

ryan604, Dec 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

tard24, Dec 31, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This is a great winter beer and was purchased to go along with a solid winter meal (corned beef) and did not dissapoint.

Pour - into a standard pint glass and had a foamy white head with respectable retention and enough lacing that one could say that there is lacing.

Look - looks like a solid black scotch ale.

Taste - tastes great

I would recomend this beer.

StuyBeerGuy, Dec 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

TigerOwl, Dec 30, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

grassybranch, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of chefhatt
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I poured this beer, it has a ruby color body with no head. The smell has a malty, dark fruit aroma to it. The taste is dark fruit, malty with a little bitterness. The mouthfeel is smooth and over all a good version of the style, just not one of my favorites styles.

chefhatt, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

krykel, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

rudabegga9, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a ruby crimson-amber in color. It has a mellow, malty aroma. I get a caramelly flavor coming through from the malt bill. It’s sweet, not sharp and not harsh. Not syrupy although it could easily be if there wasn’t just the right balance to this. Nice, without being a big destroyer, but strong enough to sip and enjoy on a cold night.

elNopalero, Dec 29, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 11.27.13

Atleast a year old, date is rubbed off.

A - Pours a murky dark brown with a small tan head that is quickly fading to the edges.

S - Ripe dark fruit, caramel, oxidized.

T - Caramel and ozidized, wood.

D - Low carbonation with a heavy body.

O - No date, but at least a year or two old, and way past its prime.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

cjohns73, Dec 29, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - bit cloudy light red in color, 1 finger of head with good lacing

S - I'm not getting much... but I do hae a bit of a cold

T - caramel, butterscotch, raisins... lots of sweetness

M - somewhat heavy, high carbonation

O - very enjoyable, began to feel the 8% alcohold during the last 1/3. Excited Founders will soon be available in Kansas

arc3636, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

MrWilliams, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

srw, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

mbw314, Dec 29, 2013
Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,566 ratings.