Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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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:
8,117
Reviews:
1,842
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.56%
 
 
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1,017
Gots:
3,266
For Trade:
281
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.47/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep, muddy brown true to form. Headless. Bourbon and oak in spades on the nose. Vanilla notes breaking through the bourbon. Vanilla dominates the front of the tongue, warming feel on the mid, and nice slap of the bourbon on the back end. Smooth mouthfeel with long lingering presence of the barrel. This is excellent. Even better as it is a rare treat for me. Probably not an everyday drinker if I had the choice, but excellent for a special occasion.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 8,117 ratings.
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