Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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4.35/5
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Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Backwoods Bastard
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
Ranking:
#337
Reviews:
1,896
Ratings:
8,355
pDev:
10.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1,025
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3,393
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 12 oz bottle to a tulip.

A: deep drown with reddish hints, this beer pours with a decent one and a half finger head which broke fairly quickly leaving good lacing and a thin foam cap.

S: bourbon, vanilla, malts, leather and molasses.

T: the bourbon comes through first followed by some darknfruitrs and molasses. The booziness does play into the taste, but does not detract from the flavor.

M: medium body, with a dry finish.

O: well...after after a long search and pursuit I finally have this beer in my cellar. I think the chase was worth it. Bourbon barrel aging is either hit or miss for me, and in this case it is hit. It is well done and the bourbon really makes this beer drinkable and enjoyable. A well deserved reputation.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 8,355 ratings
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