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RATINGS: 2272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidemaster (288) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2013
The aroma is fresh baked bread with toffee cookies baking. It pours a deep rich red amber. Starts off a sweet, candy like flavor. It has a nice balance of hops and malts to keep its well balanced. It has a sharp coffee/bitter finish. Its very complex and a great beer. I would have liked it more if it did not have as bitter of a finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cinesr (18) - ITALY - JUL 6, 2015
Versa scuro tipo tunica frate, sentori di malto tostato, al palato gusto dolce, biscotto con finale amaro.8.5 gradi di pura bastardezza

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maltymaxy (1) - Martinez, California, USA - JUL 5, 2015 does not count
Deceptively sweet and malty with a strong finish. Might’ve found a new favorite!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rcasta (841) - EL SALVADOR - JUL 1, 2015
No es mi tipo pero es una de las mejores scotch ales que he probado y esta es gringa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yiannnos (1074) - , CYPRUS - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown colour. Malty caramel chocolate aroma and flavour, bit sweet, very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (525) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUN 30, 2015
Botella . @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Frikicata Gijón 27/06/2015. Bottled: 11/05/2015 Color caoba, aroma malta ahumado, sabor malta, caramelo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DraftDodger (428) - - JUN 28, 2015
Copenhagen 28/6 2015. 35,5 cl bottle from Meny. A grinning presumably Scottish, dirty bastard on the label. Pours clear dark brown with off-white head. Dissipates to thin layer of foam almost immediately. Strong aroma of fermented dark fruits, sweetness, oak and caramel. Soft carbonation. Taste is sweet at first - caramel and drops - a little boozy alcohol. Some whisky in the aftertaste. Nice brown, boozy sensation - and pretty nice for Americans imitating the Scots.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1230) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Dirty, hazy amber pour with a tan head. Nose is malty sweet with some light peat. Taste has some booze, malty sweetness, caramel and some smoke.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dorkenstein (91) - - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma is dark berries, caramel, and smokey scotch barrels. Taste is oak barrels, caramel, vanilla, and berries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (150) - ITALY - JUN 25, 2015
Rossa scura con riflessi arancioni, limpida, schiuma color nocciola non molto persistente. Aroma di fichi e uvetta, nocciole e rabarbaro, zucchero caramellato, liquorosa, leggermente affumicata. Al palato gli esteri fruttati lasciano subito spazio ai malti tostati che portano la bevuta verso l'amaro, nota alcolica finale. Gli esteri fruttati si ripresentano anche nel retrolfatto. Corpo medio, mediamente carbonata.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (252) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 24, 2015
Avermelhada,opaca,levemente licorosa,espuma com média formação e baixa duração;no aroma lúpulo,malte tostado,caramelo,notas amadeiradas,frutas vermelhas;sabor encorpado,com inicio adocicado e tostado,finalizando com um delicioso amargor e um leve defumado,álcool notado mas bem inserido,baixa carbonatação,retrogosto amadeirado e adocicado. Ótima Scotch ,mais uma bela criação da Fouders.

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