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RATINGS: 2081   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”

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (477) - Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Damn tasty. Dark red brownish pour thin head. Lots of malt and some peat aroma. Toffee and caramel with peat and roasted peanuts. Very tasty and a nice to go beer. Medium body light carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jh773 (134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Deep ruby-brown with no head. Smells like peat, licorice, dark fruit. Taste is quite smoky; lots of peat, some sweetness. Hops give it a crisp backbone. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csaso (1386) - Missouri, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle - small foamy head, nice dark amber color, sweet rich malty aroma and flavor with a hint of smoke - very good for a scotch style ale (which I am normally not a big fan of) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garlic_of_Doom (471) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
Hazy red/brown with a beige ring around the edge of the glass. Aroma has caramel, lots of sweetness and vanilla. Taste is as above but with a small hop bite. Medium/full body, soft carbonation. Dry after taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (3446) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique August 2013. Another very good scotch ale from these guys. Big vanilla and toffee notes and a smooth almost rum like flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (400) - HUNGARY - JUL 21, 2014
Elegáns, mahagóni színe van, habja pedig bézs, krémes és nagyjából egy ujjnyi vastagságban állapodik meg. A fő csapásvonalat a kakaópor bársonyos illata jelenti, melyhez csatlakozik egy huncutul édeskés, zselés szaloncukor, gyümölcslekvár, egy kevés rum, szárított narancs aromája, melyek alapján talán nem tűnik túlzásnak, ha azt mondom, egy egészen különleges és egyedi illattal operál, melyhez foghatóval ritkán találkozhatunk. Selymes ízében visszaköszön a kakaó és kávé, minőségi étcsokoládé és egy kevés szivarfüst alkoholos támogatású jelenléte, majd egyfajta édes zöldséges utóíz következik egy vékony, gyógynövényes-komlós réteggel. Mindez egy közepes testben és mérsékelt szénsavtartalommal, korántsem visszafogott, vagy felejthető ízélményt produkálva.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (521) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Poured from 355mL bottle. Copper brown with full beige head. Aroma has lots of caramel malt, some subtle chocolate, and toffee. Same taste with a bit of alcohol. A little lighter bodied than I would’ve thought.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (787) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Deep dark brown very murky color, thin tan head. Fairly faint aroma overall, semisweet, roasty. More roasty flavor as well, semisweet, chocolate. Moderate bitterness. High carbonation for style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dervock (501) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle - pours deep ruby with a big of white head. The aroma alludes to a big beer, lots or rich sweet caramel malt, dried fruit and burnt sugar. Taste sweet up front before transitioning into a mellow caramel and dry finish. Mouthfeel is rich and creamy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kita (1095) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle, 0.355l. Hazy dark brown color with small creamy tan-like head and poor lacing. Aroma of strong caramel, dried fruits, dandelion syrup and cask wood. Taste starts with smooth and rich maltiness, follows by dried fruits and alcohol, mouth coating, while finish is almost without any bitterness. Full body, syrupy texture and average carbonation in palate. Damn strong scotch ale...

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