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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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5,343 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,343
Reviews: 1,601
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 174
Gots: 605 | 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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4/5  rDev -1%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 18:22:44 | More by surlytheduff
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25.7%

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FluffyMcTingle

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%

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mthomas84

California

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 16:48:45 | More by mthomas84
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Alabama

4/5  rDev -1%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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CellarGimp

Missouri

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-14-2011 16:41:20 | More by CellarGimp
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dnh2

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-14-2011 16:39:54 | More by dnh2
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SourNotes

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-14-2011 16:07:11 | More by SourNotes
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 16:05:22 | More by sbricker
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ninner00

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

11-14-2011 16:00:54 | More by ninner00
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 15:30:08 | More by thebouch01
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MichaelBurns

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1%

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Jparkanzky

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1%

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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1%

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tchaos

Florida

4/5  rDev -1%

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DocDownUnder

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 10:27:21 | More by DocDownUnder
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Brianito

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-14-2011 10:21:39 | More by Brianito
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russwbeck

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1%

11-14-2011 07:58:27 | More by russwbeck
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1%

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tbeq00

California

5/5  rDev +23.8%

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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -0.2%

Appearance:
A really rich looking dark brown/amber with some mild particulates and a pale, yellow head. The head falls flat with minimal lacing, but the beer is still well carbonated.

Smell:
Not overwhelming, in fact this may be one of the first founder's beers I've had that didn't have a pungent nose. However, there is still something mouthwatering about the beer. It's got some scotch, spice, and sweetness all well balanced.

Taste:
Whoa, banging flavors! Sweet sugar with some scotch and sightly bitter spice. This is a pretty damn tasty beer, it's right in line with the other Founder beers I've had thus far. As far as scotch ales go, this is definitely one of the best I've had. Not too boozy and not too watered down.

Mouthfeel:
Heavy malt with a slightly stinging alcohol after exhaling. The beer is medium bodied, but is generously carbonated.

Overall:
This was an unexpected addition from a trade gone awesome from tburk and I'm super thrilled to try it. There isn't much wrong with the beer, not that I'm an expert on scotch ales, but I'd definitely get this beer again.

11-13-2011 05:36:39 | More by ThePorterSorter
Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,343 ratings.