Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
BA SCORE
4.05/5
7,559 Ratings
Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
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
Ranking:
#2,603
Reviews:
1,935
Ratings:
7,559
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
325
Gots:
2,194
Trade:
20
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Deep brown body with a small, light brown head that disappears to a thin ring. No lacing but nice legs. Light sediment.

Aroma:
Disappointing to be honest, there just isn't much to grasp. Light caramel, toffee, and a hints of vanilla. Malts and a bit of spice. Sweet fig. If it were more potent, it would rank much higher in my book.

Taste:
Nails the sweetness, it's perfect. Sweet, roasted caramel malts laced with toffee and blanketed in dark fruits. Tart cherries and raisins. Vanilla on finish and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Smooth and easy to drink... This is 8.5%!? Only the slightest hint of alcohol is present. Little to no noticeable carbonation. Sweet finish.

Overall:
Another fantastic beverage from the folks at Founders. Loaded with character but not too sweet - a great winter beer.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.55/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a mahogany color, lightly brown with gorgeous red hues.

Sweet caramel, vanilla, burnt sugar, and some light alcohol burn.

Malty, nutty, boozy taste. An amazing sampling for any scotch ale lover.

Medium-heavy bodied, medium carbonation, sweet, chewy, boozy.

Overall this is an amazing beer, but what one can expect from Founders. A perfect rendition of the Scotch ale style, but perfect for an beer lover.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 7,559 ratings
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