Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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4.05/5
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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:
#2,750
Reviews:
1,952
Ratings:
7,647
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
330
Gots:
2,242
Trade:
20
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Maybe my first scotch ale ever to try, so what better than to start with this brewery.
Pours a dark cherrywood body, nice carbonation, great tan head.
Smells of malt. Some bland bread. Not much. Hmm.
Tastes earthy and rich, immediately I note the slick oily feel, smooth. Slight molasses, non-descript dark fruit, rye, and just when i think the flavor apex is going to lend itself to the satisfying profile akin to a quaddrupel, a woody burn and a dry aspect creeps in at the end. Different to me, then again my first try of the style. Not my favorite style for sure I can say, but I can also tell this is well-crafted for what it is, due especially to the superb mouthfeel.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 7,647 ratings
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