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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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6,118 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,118
Reviews: 1,669
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 216
Gots: 1,011 | 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:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-03-2003

Brewed with 7 varieties of malt (varies over the years).
50 IBU
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mahogany pour with a two finger creamy off white head that fades pretty quickly with nice lacing. A somewhat subdued earthy, malty nose with hints of caramel, maple, wood, toffee, and a touch of herbal perfume as it warms. The complex taste is rich and malty with lots of caramel and brown sugar along with hints of maple, dark fruits, wood, molasses, butterscotch, vanilla, and a distinct herbal, piney note that I've tasted with Heather beers. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and lightly carbonated, slightly syrupy, with a subtle warming burn on the finish. The alcohol is extremely well hidden. Overall, this is not a style I'm really familiar with, but as always, Founders leaves me wanting more.

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Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours dark brown, rich, no foam to speak of. Woodsy nose. Caramel malt too. Taste is a peat/earthy with a whiskey back. Clingy finish. Smooth mouthfeel, low carbonation. Overall decent, good take on the style, but quite earthy. To be fair, I am not the biggest fan of this style.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 6,118 ratings.