Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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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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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mobil station in Jupiter Farms carries this and other good selections of ales

price about going rate for this type of Ale $10.59

poured into a large malt glass , large head which settles down quickly, appears naturally carbonated.

appearance- hazy dark amber ( real beer :) )
nose - malt/hop nose barley malts hops in the background
taste- small hop bite at first taste , amber/roasted barley malts , shwartzweiss ? not noted as mentioned in other reviews, no wheat , barley and then some. Hop finish, possibly goldings/hallertau hops but not overwhelming just enough to let you know its there.
no odd synth beer or cheapo yeast infusions ...good stuff and would cellar well i'd think and try 8-9 years later ha! A keeper

they put alot of thought into replicating a Scottish Ale and will purchase this again. I find it considerably better than Oskar Blues artifically carbonated Scottish ale which we had last eve.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown with a tinges of red, opaque but almost muddy. Smells very inviting, predominately sweet at first with notes of caramel and toffee. Tastes as it smells with some nuts in the finish, perhaps almonds? Mouth feel is borderline creamy with medium carbonation, roasted/touch of burnt malts in the finish.

I've had six of these now, very good fresh not so great with six to eight months of age.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 7,531 ratings.
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