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RATINGS: 1945   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1433) - San Salvador, - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle: Part of beach tasting. Full bodied, complex, rich. Food Pairing: BBQ.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (387) - ROMANIA - APR 15, 2014
From tap @ BBF 2014. Pours clear, intense, red-brown with a very tiny head. Moderate malty aroma, sweet, caramel. Flavor is light whiskey but without the alchool, caramel, moderate to heavy sweet,creamy, sticky, light alchool in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (7415) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2014
Bottle at CBC, April 8 2014.
Clear dark brown color, yellow head. Malty, sweet scent. Malty, apple, tart taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Pith aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (450) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Bue à la pression. Couleur ambrée. Malts dominants, noté de caramel et de café. Finale amère et plutôt sèche.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (421) - Genova, ITALY - APR 13, 2014
Bottiglia 355ml ordinata su birraland e bevuta a casa. Grande corpo, malti in evidenza, finale alcolico ed amarognolo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (615) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan and creamy head. Aroma is heavy malts, some lightly toasted and alot of caramel. Licht vinous notes of dried fruit, raisins dates. Taste is rich, caramelized malts. Light toast and faint vinous notes Medium slick on the palate and softly carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ColovianTrader (189) - - APR 11, 2014
UPDATED: APR 13, 2014 Holy caramel! Loads of malt, crystallized sugar and buttered biscuit. Light citrus bite at the end. Smooth creamy feel and pleasant sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dls13dls (10) - Royse City, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bitter.. Whiskey smell and taste that was profound.... Nice appearance.. Not much head.. Brought to top golf Dallas out of bottle.. Roasty, alcohol taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (890) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with virtually no head. Aroma is quite malty, caramel, toffee, raisins, ripe fruit and subdued peat. Taste is moderate sweet, bitter and very light acidic. Body is light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Finishes is short but warming with smoke and mild metallic notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (647) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2014
Ruby brown with lasting lacy foamy tan head; aroma is sweet fruit strawberry raspberry(?); Flava is rich and sweet of same fruit with malty backbone; feels thick and rich; finishes dryish and sticky some hops come through

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
COMRADEJOSH (259) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2014
Kind of middle of the road for me not to sure how to rate this style. Has a sweet malt taste almost cloying matched with glittering hops. To me it’s just okay not something I would drink on a regular basis but is drinkable.

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