Founders Dirty 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): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 7 varieties of malt (varies over the years).
50 IBU

Added by Mitchster on 01-03-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,465
Reviews:
1,908
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.67%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a bottle of this from the Sunset Grill and Tap in Allston, Mass. Poured a short stubby 12oz. bottle of it into a pint glass forming a 1 finger head that lasted the entire length of the sample and left some decent lacing. The Neck lable warns those would be drinkers who can't handle its ABV to go back to their swill beer.

Smell is very malty upfront with a faint floral undertone to it as well. Taste did deliver the kick it warned about. Alcohol and malt were very dominant but also very very balanced to create an nice finish to every sip. Very well done here.

Medium-light on the palate and easy to drink. Not something to drink too quickly or too many of. The 8+% ABV is apparent and can catch up to you after a few.

A solid, all around good brew.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 7,465 ratings.
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