Founders Dirty Bastard | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Dirty BastardFounders Dirty Bastard
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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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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of ADZA
3.72/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

I love the fact I get to review this thank you founders great name too and pours a very deep tawny red hue with a creamy one finger head and a rim of lacing,the smell is creamy vanilla,ripe fruit and toffee,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated maybe a little too much and has tastes of vanilla,caramel,toffee malts,candied plums and finishes with a nutty,biscuity bittersweetness and overall it's very drinkable for the style but not sensational cheers.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I love this stuff. A bit sweet, wow. Stock this one up....

From The Founders website:

"So good it’s almost wrong. Dark ruby in color and brewed with seven varieties of imported malts. Complex in finish, with hints of smoke and peat, paired with a malty richness and a right hook of hop power to give it the bad attitude that a beer named Dirty Bastard has to live up to. Ain’t for the wee lads."

ABV: 8.5%
IBUs: 50
Availability: Year-round

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a beautiful dark toffee colour. Nice dense head that hangs around. Great lacing.
S: Toffee, Sweetness & Bread.
T: Great rich toffee notes. Some bread. A little bit of bitterness on the finish, maybe from the alcohol. Very smooth.
M: Rich full body.
O: Great scotch ale. Hides the 8.5% ABV very well.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86% out of 100 with 7,546 ratings
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