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RATINGS: 2066   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”


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - AUG 11, 2014
Draft at Founders. Pours a dark ruby color. Aroma and taste are caramel, malts, and is very easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Msdrbeat (47) - - AUG 10, 2014
Strong. Very strong flavor accompanies by deep color and a nice off white head when poured. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (72) - - AUG 9, 2014
Bottled. Pours a deep rich caramel color with little head. Aroma is rich caramel, toffee, and of course a scotch. Flavor is tofee, vanilla, caramel, bready maltiness. Slightly bitter finish along with a smoke and oakiness. Warm sort of booziness but pleasant.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
slight yellow head, fades with with some lacing. dark brown colour. aroma is caramel, sweet, oxidized, barleywine like, dried fruits, raisins, boozy, figs. taste like aroma but finish is bitter and ends very wry like from burnt raisins (krenten) or burnt sugar. quite dense and viscous pour, soft carbonation. the aftertaste spoiled it for me, pitty. bottle 35.5cl

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teemoney (50) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Disclaimer: I really like Scotch Ales. Poured from bottle into shaker. Dark, translucent amber, with thin white head that diminishes immediately. Smell is packed with sweet malts and caramel, bursting out of the bottle as soon as its opened. Taste is more sweet malts, with a very slight boozy finish. Feel is nice and smooth. Overall, I really like this beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeverszeuge (617) - GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
# 3513 ersma: welch einladender name für ein bier. ein schotch style ale, das kommt einem nicht so oft ins glas. gibts auch als variante mit bourbon-getränkten rosinen und vanille. dunkelbraun bis schwarz mit viel beige-farbigem schaum, der sich stabil gibt. der geruch ist süßlich bis süß, melassig. aromen von sirup und etwas röstmalz. der antrunk ist ebenfalls sehr süß. schoko, karamell und noch mehr schoko, dahinter pflaume und rosine. die mitte bringt zusätzlich etwas hopfen mit, betonung auf „etwas“. die karamell- und schokonoten bleiben bis zum abgang sehr intensiv. ebenso die süße, die schon nach dem ersten schluck klebrige lippen macht. auch pflaume und rosine finden sich im abgang wieder, ebenso röstmalz. die flasche ist ok. fazit: die süße und klebrigkeit sind anstrengend. aromatisch ok, aber jetzt auch nicht der überflieger, als der es von vielen hingestellt wird. gut trinkbar, mehr nicht. 13,9,9,8,9,9 - 9,25

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3140) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2014
355ml bottle @ Silja Symphony. Mahogany color, thin tan head. Aroma is dark bready, very malty, raisin with some notes of smoke. Flavor has raisins, plums, bread, hops. Long, dry raisiny finish. Quite the sipper. Full bodied, no sign of alcohol here. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
terrybail (594) - London, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
12 oz bottle from Steve pours like a stout nice malt aroma really smooth malt slight bitterness seems I really like good scotch ales

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (79) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Clapton Craft. Pours tartan with ginger head. Aroma is Commonwealth 2014. Taste is raisin, milk chocolate and haggis. Not bad beer :)

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierkitty (158) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Beautiful pour from a bottle. Lasting cream colored head over dark clear ruby amber. Just a little caramel on the nose. Flavor is light caramel with some dark fruit and malt. Tiniest bit of smoke. Surprisingly dry with a pleasant spicy bitter finish. Really smooth and yummy.


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