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RATINGS: 2208   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”


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2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dzimm27 (136) - - JUN 30, 2012
Aroma of dark malt and feet. Thick and dark, very malty with caramel roasty flavor. Sweet finish with slight hop bite. Lots of dark roasted caramel. Very heavy. Not outstanding.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peyto567 (7) - London, - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
best label ever. great chunk of sweet yet savoury malt flavours. soft and round in the mouth, hints of smoke and meat round things off.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
orange_3084 (127) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2015
Pours clear copper brown with medium tan head. Aroma of raisins and toasty bread. Hints of roast and smoke too. Body is rich. Fairly sweet taste, but matched with moderately firm bitterness and a warm alcoholic punch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turtles (110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2015
355ml bottle. Dark with tan head that drops quickly. Sweet and malty aroma. The taste is smooth, sweet, cherry, alcohol, oak barrels, caramell. Strong, warm, dry, sweet aftertaste with hints of alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ston3s42 (19) - - MAR 23, 2015
Quite nice dark brown appearance, with not a lot head which disappears rather quickly. Complex taste of caramel, Whisky, some toffee and alcohol

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VeinAle (99) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Boozy aroma. Cherry color pour, small head. In the mouth I’m getting a caramelized malt bomb with an early sweetness, and late bitter. Genuine article here.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (149) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
Pours clear dark red/brownish. Sweet, complex aroma of caramel and roasted malt. Full bodied, sweet taste, finishing off with a nice round bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (1644) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2015
Klar rødbrun med lavt beige skum. Lukter vanilje, eik og karamell. Søtlig smak med brent karamellbitterhet. Medium kullsyre. Lett bittersøt avslutning. Lillestrøm ølfestival - Klimt

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SteveOrz85 (37) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2015
12 oz bottle to tulip. Two finger tan head, gone quick. Some lacing. Aroma of dry fruit and malt. Color is clear ruby. Taste is light to medium sweet. A light bitterness and maybe a touch of sour. Doughy, earthy, Carmel, and dried fruit are all present in the complex flavor. Slick to thick textured. Medium to full bodied with an average carbonation. Long malty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cogtx (1) - Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015 does not count
Great malt flavors with a moderate hoppiness with and beautiful caramel coloring.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (1158) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
31.10.2014. Dark reddish brown, brownish head. Intense sweet caramel aroma with wood, dark fruits, oak, toffee. Taste is sweet caramel malts, toffee, dark fruits, sth smoky. Quite full and intense, great brew.


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