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RATINGS: 2061   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
   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 (3126) - 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 (591) - 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 (78) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (291) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pours dark amber/brown on tap. Aroma of burned sugar, caramel, and malt. Smooth flavor of malt with some oakiness. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1164) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Dunkel mørk brun farve med lyd beige skum. Lukt av røstet malt, karamell, sjokolade og vanilje. Smak av malt, karamell, sjokolade og frukt. Venøs. Melkebaren.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Duft av stikkelsbær, ei og noe karamell. Dunkel brun farge. Lite skum, litt heng langs kant. God smak av rosin og karamell.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (482) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle. A- Caramel, burnt sugar, sweet, dark fruits, dough. A- Very dark mahogany color, clear dark liquid, off white head. T- Caramel malts, brown sugar, slightly sweet, dried dark fruits, P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, strong finish. O- A very good beer. More of a Barleywine than any scotch ale I have had. Full of complexity and lots of flavor. The malts make for a sweet caramely dark fruity goodness. Much good to be said about this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
picoloC (12) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is like chocolate raisins with some woody character. Appearance is a dark reddish brown and translucent. Taste is sweet and bitter. A heavy bodied ale with a bitter bite on the finish.


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