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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

5,711 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,711
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 192
Gots: 771 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Nmgreen, Feb 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

BenSnowden, Feb 04, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle from an awesome BA, poured into my Hill Farmstead tulip...

A: Dark brown/prune colored body with mahogany hues...minimal head.

S: Big sugary/sweeter malt notes; the backbone and body of this beer are the caramel and slight toffee notes, but underneath there are definitely notes of darker sticky fruits and smoked malt...peat as well.

T: Smooth, sugary malt with traces of toffee and caramel but not overly sweet; notes of woody smoke here too, earthy peat, and a touch of a vinous dark fruit in a faint suggestion of alcohol presence.

MF: Smooth and creamy, medium-to-full body with appropriate carbonation.

O: A really nice Scotch - the peat and smoke are pretty subtle, which I like. Also, not overly sweet or sugary.

Scotchboy, Feb 04, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

sing, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

alexw07, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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1.25/5  rDev -69.1%

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4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
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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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,711 ratings.