Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
7,493 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
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
Ratings:
7,493
Reviews:
1,915
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.67%
 
 
Wants:
329
Gots:
2,151
For Trade:
20
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 7,493 |  Reviews: 1,915
Photo of Vanz
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Nolen12
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Czequershuus
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of SFC21
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of GuitarIPA
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of dsshuck
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of gangstafaceclay
4.73/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance is a dark-reddish color with a nice head. Very nice!

Smell is some spices and sweetness.

Taste is very complex. dark fruits, carmel, scotch, semi smokiness, nice toasty malt, and toffee. So very good!

Mouthfeel is silkyness and medium-full bodied. A great sipper and a slight warmth going down.

Overall, this is a lovely scotch ale! So good and complex.

 369 characters

Photo of mcsauter82
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of erlenmeyer
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of cambabeer
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of JoeMans
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of cvengeance
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Miles228
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Niners49
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of MistyMountainHops
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of BradC
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark ruby red, thin head with a little lacing

Smells of dark fruits, burnt raisins and a little peat

Tastes of plum, raisin, malty sweetness with just enough hops to keep it balanced.

Heavy body,moderate carbonation but still drinkable. Alcohol is fairly subdued.

Overall, a great scotch ale, a lot of complex flavors here.

 335 characters

Photo of skydogpenn
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Syncro-Vox
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of GarrettFM
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of DavidRandall
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of robgage
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of BeerQuest36
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 7,493 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More