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RATINGS: 1945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Founders flagship beer. Dirty Bastard is an absolute beautiful beer to behold. Dark ruby in color and brewed with ten varieties of imported malts this beer continuously lives up to its reputation as a bold and powerful ale. Dirty Bastard is complex in the finish with hints of smoke and peat paired with a malty richness, finalized with a good bit of hop attitude. This beer “ain’t fer the wee lads”


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2828) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2006
This one poured a reddish brown color with a nice initial head. Lacing was weak. Aroma was sweet candy (cinnamin also?), some smoke, some caramel. The flavor was a bit too sweet, caramel and some sort of a candy I couldn’t place. Hop presence was detectable and the peat smoke flavors light for the style. But, this was still pretty enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2006
BOttle. Big sweet malty/hoppy nose. Dark brown body with a film of bubbles. Taste-honey, mildly husky, sweet, medium spicy hops, caramel, very light smoke.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nuffield (3635) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 11, 2006
Strong roasted qualities, intense caramel, tootsie roll. Sour grapes in the flavor, with alcohol. Thick body and richness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmad (93) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2006
Dark mahogany in color with a small tan head. Nice bold sweet malt flavor, a little syrupy. A touch of smoke and dark fruit. The hops are more abundant than expected, a nice surprise, I like the hop bitterness. This is a very good bold beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puzzl (3235) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2006
Pours nice garnet brown with almost zero head. Aroma is richly caramel and toffee, chewy chocolate with a touch of light hops. The flavor has a nice bitterness to cover the mentioned flavors, and is thick and syrupy in the mouth. Perhaps a little overcarbonated. It still rolls down the throat nice and smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mamabeer (39) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2006
bottle - Warm light mahogany color with light creamy tan head. Nutty aroma. Taste is a sweet lightly charred maltiness with dried fruit notes and just enough hop to break the sweetness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psylocke (91) - st-constant, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 2, 2006
greatalcool caramel aroma, look good with a great hazelnut brown, with a creamy pale brown head and the flavor are a burst of alcool but smoothen fast after to leave the place to some butterscotchand a bit smoky

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lowe1983 (1342) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Pours a very dark amber color with a thin tan head. Aroma is of dark fruits, spices, and a slight hint of alcohol. Flavor is the same, starts off with the dark fruits then gives way to the spices and then finishes with some smokiness, sweet malts, and a hint of hops. Decent bitter finish. Another good brew from Founders.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Thsi beer pours a deep dark red / brown and has a very slight head. Tastes malty with a slight smoke aroma. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtickles (1) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2006 does not count
Bottle: Rich golden brown color, slight tan head. Excellent blend of complexity in the taste. A slight bite in the finish. Overall excellent beer.


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