Founders Backwoods Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Backwoods Bastard
BA SCORE
94.2%
Liked This Beer
4.35 w/ 8,138 ratings
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:
#336
Reviews:
1,847
Ratings:
8,138
Liked:
7,670
Avg:
4.35/5
pDev:
10.11%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,019
Gots:
3,264
Trade:
279
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,138 |  Reviews: 1,847
Photo of scxcrunner
4.46/5  rDev +2.5%
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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Photo of melissajtai
4/5  rDev -8%

Photo of detroitpat
4.91/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SGToliver
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of valdieu2
4/5  rDev -8%

Photo of hopslam11
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of Anvilfarm
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Commando
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of beerhast
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of -NESTO-
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Cookierachas
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Rafael_Mindu
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Thia417
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of pualie84
4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of firstlighthiker
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Coldsnack
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of muchloveforhops3
5/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of rkf1976
4.24/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tarheels4life23
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of McAndrew
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of beatenbyjacks
4.59/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - dark caramel colors with very little head and lacing, but what can you expect from a BA ale

Smell - I got lots of syrupy oak flavors at first. Once it warmed up I got a bunch of bourbon smells

Taste - hides the 10.2% quite well. Very smooth and easy to drink with a backbone of bourbon

Mouthfeel - leaves your mouth really easy and hides the booze very well

Overall - quite a tasty BA beer for sure. Wish they made it in bomber form to share.

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Photo of KevinGordon
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of woodchip
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of BigTrubble
3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

Founders Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.2% out of 100 with 8,138 ratings
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