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

Decided to age a bottle for a year or so to give that a try, love it fresh, decided to review a 7/26/12 bottle.

Pours a deep amber, some sediment but on aged beer that in no way takes away from the beer. half finger of head that did not stick around.

Smell is a lot of caramel, toffee, brown sugar, butterscotch, maybe a little dark fruit (raison, fig)

Taste is heavy toffee, caramel, raison, beets, finishing with earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel is full, fine carbonation on this one, works really well with the style.

I like this one a lot. It is not your average scotch ale. It has that dark fruit you think of being a mainly belgian charachter. It works well. And the fact it is a regular release for 7.99/6 at 8.5 abv.... Well you sure can not beet that. If I were looking to get shitty some night I could see my self grabbing a 6 or 2 of this and goin at it!

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 7,530 ratings.
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