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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,320 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,320
Reviews: 3,194
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,060
Gots: 2,382 | FT: 155
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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4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rather than just repeat the A, S, T, M, O details everyone else has provided, I thought I'd just confirm how important the right type of glass is for the beer. I tried this in a snifter first and thought it was pretty good. Then i used a pint glass and thought it was really good. How good? I keep going back to buy more while it's still available. Another fine beer from our friends at Founders.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 21:18:50 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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All said though, this is a great sweet stout for those who are looking for a big filling beer!

Cheers to Founders!

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Tulip Glassware
Bottled 10/13/13
Served at 40 degrees

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Pours pitch black, allowing no light to pass through. A light brown head quickly dissolves to a thin ring. No noticeable carbonation. Decent lacing and light legging.

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Rich, bitter chocolate and cocoa nibs up front backed by thick notes of roasted coffee. Hints of molasses. Not a lot to speak of beyond that, but it is very pleasing.

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Bitter chocolate hits you first with a subtle smoke character. Gobs of roasted malt and coffee ride out each sip. Light notes of molasses and vanilla. Roasted coffee aftertaste. Alcohol is well masked - I'd never guess this one at 8%.

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This is a full-bodied beer that will fill you up. Again, no noticeable carbonation. Smooth exit with a nice aftertaste.

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,320 ratings.