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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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5,106 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,106
Reviews: 1,589
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 159
Gots: 513 | FT: 19
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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hoops61176

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

11-29-2011 03:17:20 | More by hoops61176
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ilikenature

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-28-2011 23:29:33 | More by ilikenature
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dlepeau

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-28-2011 22:05:51 | More by dlepeau
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chcfan

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-28-2011 13:31:38 | More by chcfan
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cates1tg

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

11-28-2011 11:05:54 | More by cates1tg
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Dark brown with ruby red traces throughout the whole beer 1/4 inch tan head and ok retention

Smell: Raisin and figs upfront backed up by a bit of roasted malt and traces of chocolate

Taste: Roasted malt and coffee bring up the front end which is then backed up by some dark fruit notes. Real nice flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body and low carbonation slightly silky

Overall: This is probably the best scotch ale/wee heavy that I have ever had. Highly recommended

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 08:53:36 | More by DarthKostrizer
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drpdaddy

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-28-2011 03:46:13 | More by drpdaddy
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 21:12:34 | More by JAHMUR
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syndelee

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 18:11:42 | More by syndelee
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Lozanoa11

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 14:17:26 | More by Lozanoa11
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 07:09:49 | More by CypherEnigma
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duqmatt

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-27-2011 06:00:52 | More by duqmatt
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-27-2011 02:12:57 | More by GRG1313
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smogfood

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-26-2011 20:40:35 | More by smogfood
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KDTW

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-26-2011 09:17:36 | More by KDTW
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zoso1967

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

11-26-2011 00:40:13 | More by zoso1967
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Dg33

Maryland

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-25-2011 23:56:40 | More by Dg33
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ryancorn

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-25-2011 22:55:27 | More by ryancorn
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

11-25-2011 22:35:24 | More by TimoP
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

11-25-2011 20:38:01 | More by deapokid
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This Scotch Ale is served in a 12 oz bottle and poured into a pint glass. Pours a thick amber brown color, produces a small tan head, average retention and leaves only a small amount of lacing behind. The aroma is full of sweet malt and molasses. Medium bodied beer it starts off with a sweet bread flavor, moves to toasted malt, then finally to spicy bitter rye and then a dry finish. It warms as it goes down...excellent brew to enjoy around a bonfire on cold night. There is an extended aftertaste that is left behind partly warm and partly sour on the back of the tongue. Excellent example of a Scotch Ale- There are not a lot of brewers that try to brew this style so hats off to Founders for another awesome beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 16:59:09 | More by GossageBrewery
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Pellinore1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

11-24-2011 03:26:03 | More by Pellinore1
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-24-2011 03:18:24 | More by iguana1010
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-24-2011 00:27:37 | More by wibrewer
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spoonhawk

Iowa

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-23-2011 22:53:20 | More by spoonhawk
Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,106 ratings.