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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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90
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5,682 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,682
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 192
Gots: 762 | 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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4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours into the glass a slightly cloudy dark reddish brown color without much of a head. The smell is one for the maltheads. Caramel and brown sugar coated cherries and raisins mixed with a hint of smoke and a touch of ethanol. The flavor is rich and malty with just enough smoke and burnt to keep it from being cloying. Lots of caramel and dark fruits abound. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet bubbly mouthfeel. I've had this before and I'm surprised I hadn't rated it yet. Great brew, now distribute to NH already!

johnnnniee, Jun 07, 2012
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Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Harriet tulip.

Dark red body, clear with ruby highlights and a thin active beige collar. Fine spotty lacing, fast running tears.

Deep caramel, toasted malt, peat, and fruit in the nose.

Faintly smoky palate entry with stone fruit and toasted malt on the palate. Dry, grain and alcohol-laden finish.

Slick, medium-bodied, creamy, warming mouth-feel.

A passable, well crafted example of the style...but lacking in depth.

augustgarage, Jun 06, 2012
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355ml bottle. Oversized glass. Enjoyed on feb´12. Pours dark amber in color, ruby to the light. Thin, quickly dissipated head, tan color. Toasted malts, caramel malts & sugar to the nose. Sparkling chocolate, dry bitterness, dark fruits & intense maltiness compound the flavor profile. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Dry astringent finish. Plum touch on the aftertaste. Easy drinkability.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,682 ratings.