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Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
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Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A Pours clear mahogany, amber head that disappears quickly.

S Pick up slight hint of Raisin ,Plum very slight and roasted malt.

T Taste of roasted malts come through strong and a little boozey aftertaste ,hops seem a little mixed up but come through at the end.

M Good carbonation and full bodied.

O Seemed to have put together a decent product.

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

Pours a hazy, garnet color with a tight, off-white head that leaves a ring of lacing.

Smells of dark fruits with toasted malt.

Tastes of the rich, toasted malts with dark fruits and a light hop touch. Malts lead off with caramel and brown sugar sweetness along with toffee notes. Chocolate notes come through next leading into dark fruits. Notes of fig, raisins, and dark cherries play along with the sweetness. Earthy bitterness comes through towards the end. Finishes with a lingering sweetness.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a delicious scotch ale which will make me reconsider the style.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 7,616 ratings
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