Founders Weekend continues...
Moving on to the second of three Founders' brews in this weekend's lineup. Dirty Bastard is a malty, Scotch ale.
Dirty Bastard has a rich , deep, mahogany brown color that emanates a warm, ruddy glow. It has a dense, foamy tan head and light lacing. There doesn't appear to be much carbonation.
The aroma is light and sweet. Caramel malts stand out the most, but there is also a hint of smooth banana and just a touch of raisins.
Taste & Feel
Sweet, roasted malts are prominent all the way through. A nice blend of brown sugar and dark fruits... primarily plums and cherries. It has an earthy finish, with a very subtle peat smokiness and a lightly hoppy aftertaste.
This beer has a medium body, smooth mouthfeel and mild hops bite.
Founders is two for two today. I thought this was a thoroughly enjoyable beer. I really like Scotch Ales, and this was no exception.
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