Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
BA SCORE
4.05/5
7,560 Ratings
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:
#2,606
Reviews:
1,936
Ratings:
7,560
pDev:
10.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
325
Gots:
2,196
Trade:
20
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown with very little head or lacing.
A very malty caramel aroma. A touch of dark fruity esters and some toffee. A very mild aroma for this big beer.
Huge malt flavor. Mostly sweet with a slight bitterness to back it up. Lots of caramel flavors from the darker malts. No detectable alcohol presence and a very smooth feel for how high the alcohol. Truly remarkable for such a high gravity beer. The smoothness is really something to marvel at.

A fantastically done Scotch ale. A style that we really don't see nearly enough of.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

appearance - dark, chestnut brown

smell - sweet, fruity caramel

taste - the same, very sweet and rich with malty kick followed by hops bitter end

mouthfeel - very smooth, subtle

Overall I really like this beer as an after dinner beer. It's too sweet to have more than one unless paired with a good that would cut the sweetness.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.54/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 7,560 ratings
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