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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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1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
sneezey (132) - Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Horrid. Really horrid. Zero aroma other than maybe some old bad burned rubber tire. It might look good, but how can you have so much malt and yet so little taste. The only thing you get from this dredge is burning down the throat. Maybe just a hint of bitter but otherwise astoundingly tasteless. I don’t mean bad tasting, I mean literally like it was water. If this is a flagship, wave the flag of surrender. So tasteless. No wonder it was discounted from $11, you can’t sell it at $6.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cinesr (19) - 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

4.3
   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!

3.5
   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

3.9
   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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (535) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DraftDodger (429) - - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1244) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dorkenstein (94) - - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma is dark berries, caramel, and smokey scotch barrels. Taste is oak barrels, caramel, vanilla, and berries.

3.6
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (256) - 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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