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:
8,098
Reviews:
1,838
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.56%
 
 
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1,013
Gots:
3,269
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 9/28/2012. Poured into a tulip style glass.

Pours a very, very dark brown like coca cola with a small head that goes away very fast. There's a wonderful bourbon aroma emanating from the glass, along with molasses - it kind of smells like shoofly pie. There's some maltiness to back it up, but mostly bourbon. It's quite sweet on the toungue with more delicious bourbon and also a dryer oakyness that comes along afterward. Nice creamy texture and just a slight bitterness. This is one of my favorite offerings from Founders and it seems to mellow out slightly while holding up very well after almost a year in the cellar.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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

appearance: dark amber with an off white tan head that dissipates quickly. Smell is bourbon, sugary dark fruits/candy, and vanilla. Taste: bourbon, vanilla, caramel, and some coconut. mouth feel is smooth slightly syrupy.

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

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Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.26 out of 5 based on 8,098 ratings.
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