Founders Backwoods Bastard

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by jmich24, Feb 10, 2013.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. jmich24

    jmich24 Zealot (553) Jan 28, 2010 Michigan

    Founders Backwoods Bastard is always limited and one of my favorites.

    I have done a lot of searching. The only information I can find is four different caramel malts. 10.2% ABV and 50 IBUs.

    Here is the recipe I came up.

    Golden Promise - 89%
    Special B- 3.33%
    Caramel 120- 2.22%
    Caramel 60-2.22%
    Carapils 2.22%
    Chocolate 1.11%

    Magnum to 50 IBUs

    Add 8 ounces Bourbon and Medium French Oak to Secondary. Tasting weekly to watch out for over oaking.

    Anyone on with experience with a BB Wee Heavy?
  2. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2008 Michigan

    If you do brew it please let us know how it turns out because I would love to take a shot at making a BB clone. Good luck!
    jmich24 likes this.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.