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RATINGS: 2145   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 ďainít fer the wee ladsĒ


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
skitrickster (1) - Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013 does not count
I loved this beer, Iím a fan of brown ales and only wished this one was a just a little darker.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stevendoel (33) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Great color and nose. Classic Scotch Ale taste with a little bit of chocolate in the finish. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
NicolasGalli (20) - - APR 21, 2014
Dark murky amber brown. Minimal tan head. Bourbon, roasty, chocolate, coffee, resin, dough, leather, smoke, woody notes. medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. Full body, thick feel, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish. WOW first experience with the good old Dirty Bastard. What a beer! Had a great time rating this one! Not my favorite of artwork, but very interesting.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lele (153) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 21, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2014 Líaroma Ť sicuramente il suo punto forte: deciso, complesso e avvolgeste! I suoi 50 IBU non si sentono, coperti da un corpo strutturato e ricco di sapori, dove emergono il maltato, il caramello, il biscottato e il tostato. Un eccellente esempio di Scotch Ale.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beachmaster (174) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle into a pint glass. pours a deep ruby, with a small tan head which quickly fades. Good lacing. Nose is malt and peat smoke. Taste is wonderfully complex, with a slightly sweet, smoky, malty flavor which deepens as it warms. The reference standard for Scotch ales. Outstanding.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
skibumma70 (30) - USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is surprisingly FANTASTIC! Aroma is of sweet burnt caramel with a hint of toffee. Appearance is a reddish/tan color, with a creamy tan thick head that makes me want to guzzle this beer. The taste is absolutely delicious and has a butterscotch caramel coffee taste that is smooth as he** for a scotch ale. Overall, itís great.. It is a thick, syruppy, caramel, sweet beer that is pleasing to drink. I didnít think I would like this big beer, because I am normally not a fan of strong big ales.. But this is really good. A must try..

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
barbarino2000 (81) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2012
This is really everything i want in a beer. Malty, yet has just enough crispness not to weigh it down. And a nice gorgeous color. Iíd drink this all night, if I could keep from falling off the barstool.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alechimp (10) - - OCT 27, 2012
A magical scotch bag of raisinets. A beautiful opaque dark ruby in the light, pours with a small head and some lacing. Smells sweet and peat. Tastes like the aforementioned sweeties with so much grown-up behind it. Just a touch of smoke, plenty of toffee, choccy and fruit along with the perfect bitterness that never lets on about the 50ibus and just the tiniest hint of the 8.5%. A session beer that will end your session well early. Hot contender for my favourite beer from an almost flawless brewery. Git in ma baelly wee man.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Very nice ruby color with a creamy head. Aroma is caramel, malt, spice, dark fruit, smoke. Flavor is nicely hoppy, with complex flavors following the aroma. really like this.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BOSSbrewer (1972) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Had numbers of times in Grand Rapids. This is a great beer. Malty and lots of toffee. Very smooth. Love this beer.


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