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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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90
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5,231 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,231
Reviews: 1,594
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 167
Gots: 548 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am not one for sweet, malty beers but this is outstanding! TRUELY OUTSTANDING!!!

A PERFECT balance of sweet and bitter. An earthy nose and a long unfolding on the palate that starts out with a fruity molasses-esque quality and slowly evolves into a pleasingly semi-bitter finish that lasts... Full-bodied for sure but not too heavy... Not-at-all.

The head consists of tight, tiny bubbles that hold for a few minutes but then break to reveal the deep caramel colors that are just as dark as the brown bottle it came in.

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This little BASTARD will always be welcomed with open lips into my belly.

After one bottle, rest assured, you ain't gonna be driving ANYWHERE for a good long while. =-) ENJOY!

(side note- I poured this into a glass mug for the first tasting. Then I used a basic REIDEL wine glass. Finally I tried it in a tulip. In all three the flavor profile did not change enough to matter. Even straight out of the bottle this beer opened well onto the palate.)

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,231 ratings.