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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,133 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,133
Reviews: 3,190
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,034
Gots: 2,306 | FT: 156
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee.
60 IBU
Released on Sept. 1, 2010.

(Beer added by: marburg on 07-26-2003)
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Reviews by Augustiner719:
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Augustiner719

New York

4.22/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Agressive pour yielded little to no head, almost as if there is no carbonation in this beer. After swirling i developed a small half finger mocha colored head that dissapated quickly. Very dark brown, almost black and opaque.

Smell: Smells of burnt chocolate, dark chocolate, espresso and caramel. I also get a hint of toasted marshmallow on the back end of the aromas.

Taste: Booze is very present, but in a good way as this beer is meant to be drank rather slowly. Tastes like espresso mixed with some dark chocolate and a touch of butterscotch. Not totally knocking me off my feet, but interesting and balanced.

Mouthfeel: very little carbonation to the eye is present, but on the mouthfeel, im getting a lot of carbonation and prickly sensations on my toungue.

Drinkability: this is definately an occaision beer for me. I wouldnt session this beer ever, but im glad I tried it and I believe its my first imperial stout. Its a good way to kick things off for me, but I would drink 1 and 1 only a night. I would try again, but I would only drink 1 at a time.

****Re-Reviewing***

After letting it sit for about 20 minutes and a couple of sips here and there, the second half of this is simply amazing!

The alcohol burned down a lot, the taste is much smoother with less of the burnt espresso taste and more of a mocha cappicinno taste. I get a little bit of cinnimon and some faint oatmeal flavors now.

first review:
A -4
S-4
T-4
M-3.5
D-3.5

Second review:

A-4
S-4
T-4.5
M-4
D-4

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2008 02:21:09 | More by Augustiner719
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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