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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard

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Ratings: 6,140
Reviews: 1,673
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 217
Gots: 1,030 | 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: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a ruddy brown with a cream colored head that lasts a while. Leaves a lot of lacing and its quite bubbly for the duration of the drink.

Smells of sweet malt, raisins, some flowery hop, and alcohol. Taste is heavily caramel breadiness with a slight bit of smoke. No alcohol burn, but this bottle has about 8 months on it. There is a little bitterness balancing out the maltiness.

Has a creamy feel, but is very sticky.

Overall, a great beer that is enjoyable year round but outstanding as a winter brew.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Drank from the bottle like i drink all my beers...i have no idea what color it is.
smells like strong beer, i only know that because i cant smell very good at all...but i can smell this. so it must be strong.
tastes great. kind of boozy and warm going down. plenty bitter yet very drinkable. high ABV is enjoyable. this is one of my go-to brews. i havent had many scotch ales i like but this one is awesome!

Disclaimer: I cant smell but it hasnt curbed my ability to enjoy fine brews. it has only curbed my ability to tell you what it smells like
i ALWAYS drink from the bottle...i almost never know what the beer looks like...not even sure why thats important.
i dont know the difference between a growler and a snifter, and i dont think anything shaped like a tulip should have beer in it!

mouthfeel? that just sound offensive...:) is this a serious thing?

i am an irreverent beer snob!

Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 6,140 ratings.