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:
8,118
Reviews:
1,842
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.56%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a stemmed goblet. Bottled on 9/27. Consumed on 11/17. Written from notes.

A - Brown approaching black with a purplish tinge. No head. Off white ring of foam on edges of glass. Light carbonation.

S - Bourbon, caramel, toffee, and molasses. Very boozy, but expected.

T - Boozy, but not as strong as I expected. Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, and brown sugar. Very warming.

M - Low point of beer. Lightly carbonated. Somewhat thick. Not much going on here.

O - Other than mouthfeel, a solid beer.

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is simply amazing. The color is a dark brown with some reddish hues. I poured it into a pint glass it has a very nice 3/8 inch head which brought out the smell. The smell is of sweet bourbon with an Oakey hint. Tastes was very similar to the smell with a bark roasted bourbon flavor. The mothfeel was very smooth even with the higher abv. Overall this beer is great.

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 8,118 ratings.
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