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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,256 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,256
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,053
Gots: 2,356 | 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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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed as part of a Founders tap takeover at Bier Station in Kansas City. Poured into a small, bulbous tulip-style glass.

Appearance - Dark, opaque body that's brown on the verge of pitch black. Head is thin and toffee colored with moderate to light lacing.

Smell - Straight up roasted coffee beans, with some semisweet chocolate and even elements of the oatmeal. Second and third whiffs reveal that wonderful fresh-ground espresso smell. Aroma certainly seems to live up to the massive hype of this beer and has me quite excited to soak my taste buds with it.

Taste - The coffee and oats are now front of stage, with caramelized bitterness and cocoa nibs coming through on the finish balanced with the reappearance of the espresso.

Mouthfeel - Decadent and rich with moderate to low carbonation and a viscous, lingering taste long after the liquid has passed to my stomach.

Overall a beer that deserves every bit of the praise I regularly see for it. Not just a part of your recommended daily breakfast, but the whole dang meal in a bottle. The name works on so many levels--the coffee, the oats, and the fact that one glass is plenty.

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2013 05:35:55 | More by LambicPentameter
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,256 ratings.