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Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Backwoods Bastard
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Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Backwoods Bastard

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Wee Heavy", cave aged in oak bourbon barrels.

Added by CortexBomb on 01-30-2007

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4.68/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.62/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.2/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.51/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.52/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

Perhaps a top 5 beer of all time. Despite the warnings to only drink this at room temp, I found it to be delightful cold as well. The carbonation hits the tongue and immediately fades for a smooth mouthfeel. Then there's the bourbon; the delicious, perfectly accented bourbon. It's how bourbon and beer were supposed to taste together. Perfection.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

A, little to no head but lots of legs on the sides of the glass when swrilled, vERY NICE DARK MAHOGONAY COLOR .
S. just like you open up a bottle of Bourbon but not as harsh with vanallia and figs on the nose with the oak and burnt sugars
T. more flavor than i could dream of, has all the tastes as mentioned above on the nose but also a soft rasin, plum flavor (top Notch). some warming and a touch of burn going down but in a plesent way not like drinking whiskey by any means
M. i bit thin for the style only reason i am not giving this a perfect score...
O. this is an outstanding style and something that can be saved for when you feel you deserve a treat. cant wait to sit on a few six packs for a few years...

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4.3/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 8,157 ratings
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