Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,131
Reviews:
1,844
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.56%
 
 
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3,264
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As smooth and drinkable a bourbon barrel I've ever had. Perfect for the one-beer sipping night.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured into a can glass

A: Caramel body nice hues it's got pretty nice lacing

S: Toffee, caramel, vanilla, soft peat smells

T: Soft vanilla tastes the whole thing is smooth just a nice beer with it's very smooth vanilla bourbon smoothness

M: somewhat thin but it has a somewhat clingy feel on the tongue

O: this is a top notch BA wee heavy, it's very soft carbonation and smooth vanilla taste this is a home run you want to keep drinking this one after another

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 8,131 ratings.
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