Saturday, November 15, 2008

Days of the Beer, November 15

The beer for today is Founders Dirty Bastard.

On November 15, 1968, Russell Tyrone Jones was born. Jones, was best known as a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, and went by the stage name of Ol' Dirty Bastard.

ODB's name came from a 1980 kung fu film titled Ol' Dirty & The Bastard. He dided in 2004 from congestive heart failure as a result of an accidental drug overdose two days before his 36th birthday.

Other names he went by were, Bib Baby Jesus, Osirus, Joe Bananas, Old Dirty Chinese Restaurant, and Peanut the Kidnapper.

Albums he's been on include, Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version, Nigga Please, The Dirty Story: The Best of Ol' Dirty Bastard, and Free to Be Dirty! Live.

As to the beer:

Founders is based out of Grand Rapid's Michigan. It was started in 1997.

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”
The beer comes in at 8.5% ABV and is 50 IBU's.

So for Ol' Dirty Bastard, have yourself a Founders Dirty Bastard.

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