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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,344 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,344
Reviews: 3,194
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,065
Gots: 2,399 | FT: 157
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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Born_Beerknurd

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3.58/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into pint glass

A: Extremely dark brown almost black, thin tan head that lingers nicely and settles into a crisp foam ring.

S: All coffee, roasted espresso, little bit of dark chocolate in the background

T: Wow, flavor explosion. Much more to it than the smell lets on. Starts out with lots of roasted coffee, then as it lingers you get the dark chocolate notes and more roasty-ness. Slight warming alcohol as it sits on the palate.

M: Good carbonation, well balanced. Finishes very smooth and lingers on the tongue with coffee flavors for quite awhile, almost like a dry wine.

O: For me personally seems to be less than the sum of its parts. Good look, smell, mouthfeel but overall i'm not in love with it and certainly wouldn't rate it as high as some others on, or even as high as other Founders brews i've had. Perhaps because i'm not a coffee drinker, but something was lost on me here. A solid brew, but I won't order it at a bar.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 20:16:55 | More by Born_Beerknurd
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,344 ratings.