Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
7,562 Ratings
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of gangstafaceclay
4.73/5  rDev +16.8%
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.

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Photo of mcsauter82
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BradC
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

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Photo of skydogpenn
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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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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2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of Richardbeerlover
4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice dark amber with a nice thick head. The first sip is magical. Nice sweetness and lots of flavor. I get hints of raisin, plumbs and prunes. You can taste and feel the alcohol at the end. A fantastic beer and one that I could drink a few bottles at a time.

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 7,562 ratings
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