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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,496 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,496
Reviews: 1,607
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 179
Gots: 677 | 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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4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. Bottleneck says Bottled 03/07/13.

A- Pours a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and bubbly patches of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a sheer ring behind on the glass.

S- Bold aroma of molasses, caramel and raisin. Somewhat musty with little alcohol fume noticed considering the ABV.

T- Roasted malt mingles with chocolaty sweetness as more molasses notes come through. There's also a hint of vanilla and even oak. Alcohol is very subdued making for a smooth drink.

M- Semi-creamy with a bit of snap from the medium carbonation. Has a robust body.

O- The first Founders I ever had and not a bad one to start with. Definitely one of the better Scotch ales I've tried.

Immortale25, Feb 02, 2013
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12 ounce bottle poured into a glass

A: Brown and cranberry. One finger of tan.

S: Grapes and pear, maybe even a bit of thyme.

T: Raisins and licorice, Peppery spice, tobacco, hoppy and smokey.

M: Medium-bodied, medium-acidity, medium carbonation

O: Complex flavor, very pleasant. Definitely a little spice.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,496 ratings.