Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
7,493
Reviews:
1,915
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.67%
 
 
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For Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

appearance: dark brown with some copper hues in the light, 1 finger slightly off white head

smell: roasted malts, coffee, bready notes, biscuity, a little boozy

taste: caramel sweetness, you can feel the warmth from the booze, there's not intention to hide it. lots of bready flavors and some toffee, espresso, and biscuity notes fuse with a roasted malt backbone to round it out. The lingering aftertaste has some dark fruits as well, and lots of roasted coffee. Lots of flavors in this one, very well balanced.

mouthfeel: medium carbonation, thick bodied

overall: A great take on the style, not the biggest fan, but this is on par with Old Chub as my favorite per se. Very well balanced yet with no intention of hiding the alcohol, lots of other flavors as well, great for the price.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 7,493 ratings.
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