Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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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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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - beautiful dark brown appearance with nice head. a finger and a half.

S - amazing. bourbon, caramel, a little oak, and more bourbon.

T - bourbon, caramel, and toffee. I love this beer.

M - quite lively carbonation, very nice.

O - one of my favourite beers. it is amazing.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: A beautiful dark brown, with a slight hue of red. Looks thick, rich, and laces the glass.

Smell: Smell of vanilla, bourbon barrel, booze, malt, and then a slight backing of hops on the back.

Taste: Vanilla, Caramel, and then an overushing of whiskey, followed by the smoothing of malt. Real real nice, layered, flavorful, and delicious.

Mouthfeel: I don't know if this is a bad thing, or a good thing, but I actually find this plenty sessionable. It's definitely not light, but I've had some heavier beers, and this goes down easy and smooth. It might be hard to drink a ton of them, but I could definitely drink a few.

Overall: An amazing solid beer from Founders (What isn't?). Get it, drink it, and enjoy!

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 8,354 ratings
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