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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,188 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,188
Reviews: 1,592
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 164
Gots: 541 | FT: 20
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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-19-2013 19:08:44 | More by cbord459
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

08-19-2013 14:17:11 | More by dcguitar
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IronTom

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

08-18-2013 19:08:06 | More by IronTom
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Maine

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

08-18-2013 12:42:49 | More by Maineraidah
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mlhyatt

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-18-2013 04:04:27 | More by mlhyatt
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Wukk

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-18-2013 01:13:53 | More by Wukk
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mcrawford

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

08-17-2013 23:55:58 | More by mcrawford
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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omnibusfilms

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

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Skramer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-17-2013 01:03:40 | More by Skramer
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deeznuts420

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

served from bottle into a tulip. deep ruby red color with very little head or lacing. first smell that hits is phenol alcohol followed by roasted malts with some dark fruits and a little bit of estery yeast. very little hop bitterness in the middle but mainly rum soaked dark fruits, rye bread some small roasted flavors and fruity esters.
overall a primo example of the style esp. for being a year round offering. very hard to beat for the price

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 14:35:46 | More by deeznuts420
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JVStabile64

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-16-2013 01:29:48 | More by JVStabile64
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VBWharfRat

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-15-2013 23:22:40 | More by VBWharfRat
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AmishLightning

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Founders comes out with yet another truly fantastic beer. I had this at a beer tasting party held with a couple of my friends, 8/14/2013.

Appearance: This brew pours thickly into the glass to come up with a two fingered head. The fluffy head settles down to a paper thin lacing. The brown amber color is quite pretty. Some may say it is a mud brown color, but it does have a reddish tint to it that sets it apart.

Smell: A bit estery maybe. I couldn't detect any fruits that I usually catch in other Wee Heavies. The nose is really the downfall of this beer. Thankfully the rest made up for it.

Taste: Mmmmm, malty sweet goodness flows through the mouth. Fantastic barley taste with maybe a hint of something else, maybe not. Roasted malt flavor then arrives to follow the sweetness, and the brew finishes with undertones of subtle hops.

Mouthfeel: Little carbonation with a medium body gives a good delivery for the beer. Smooth enough to drink easily but not a highlight of the brew.

Overall: I quite liked this beer. Not a highlight of all beers, but a great beer as far as Wee Heavies go. I known I will be sharing in the future with others. Definitely a reason to respect Founders.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 17:36:27 | More by AmishLightning
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-15-2013 15:30:46 | More by jgunther71
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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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Indiana

3/5  rDev -25.7%

08-14-2013 21:54:49 | More by E-Rick
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Maine

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1%

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New York

4/5  rDev -1%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,188 ratings.