KajII's Album: Tasting Pics, Ratings, Reviews & Comments

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Founders "Dirty Bastard"
Founders Brewing Company - Grand Rapids, Michigan USA
Scotch Ale (ABV 8.5%)

[Best served in a Snifter]

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Aroma: 8/10
Appearance: 4/5
Taste: 8/10
Palate: 4/5
Overall: 16/20

The pour was a murky medium brown with a copper hue and had an average sized (1-2 finger) light brown rocky head that dissipated quickly but left a thin layer of foam that created some fair lacing.

The aroma was a bit on the sweet side with roasted bread malts, an herbal hop and a sweet doughy yeast with notes of raisons, molasses and a mild alcohol scent.

The taste was sweet and malty with a hint of molasses in the beginning and finished a bit bitter, with a touch of raisons and a mild alcohol tinge at the end that left the flavor to linger for a nice long while.

Mouthfeel was somewhere between medium and full in body and was rather dry in texture with a soft carbonation.

Overall an extremely tasty brew with the alcohol flavor kept to a minimum, yet still allowing for a nice warming sensation after the swallow.


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