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RATINGS: 2363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   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”


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZacM612 (435) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Dark reddish brown with a beige head. Sweet aroma, with a little bit of smoke. Flavor is similar, a hint of vanilla and molasses. Smooth and creamy feel. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1539) - California, USA - DEC 7, 2015
A nice scotch ale. Pours a nice deep thick red with a tan head. Smells sweet, with caramel and vanilla. Taste is quite sweet, with vanilla and honeydew melon. Had on tap at Rattle N Hum.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (1156) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Beautifully fresh and balanced scotch ale. Both the sweet malt and the hoppy bitterness are given room to shine.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1468) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Pours mahogany with a tan head. Caramel malt aroma. Sticky sweet mouth feel. Flavor is caramel, toffee, and brown sugar.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
polo_marco (118) - milton, Vermont, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Smells of malt and caramel malt mix with a strong boost sent. The color is dark amber to a brown color. The flavor is quite multi with a slight boozy flavor nice caramel through the flavor with slight booze at the end. Flushes over your tongue quick with a nice warming goddess booze flavor. Nice blue from founders definitely different on my palate not used to it would like to try more pussy flavoured beers.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (497) - DENMARK - NOV 30, 2015
Karamel og lidt ristet i smagen. Den har en lidt tør sødme der falder godt i det med resten.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tysongillmore (361) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Sweet cherry or almond aroma. Little bit of typical scotch ale flavor. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hayden512 (35) - Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Poured from bottle into snifter. Pours a dark burgundy with minimal white head which clears quickly. Nose is nice and malty. Taste is malt, caramel, toast, some coffee, hops are there. Medium light mouthfeel. Medium light carb. I prefer the backwoods version but this is still great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markas101 (2165) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Tap, Ashley’s, Ann Arbor, MI. Translucent amber brown. Sweet molasses and prune aroma. Thick, though not syrupy. Some cocoa and maple syrup. Hint of smoke. Sweet finish with slight hop spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (400) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml, Buddy’s, Uppsala. Overall pleasant, sweet (cherry?) but not too much.


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