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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

11,288 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,288
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,057
Gots: 2,370 | 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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Stoneman78

California

4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Acquired via trade from MuenchenerKindl

Appearance is a dark brown hue, thin head of tan thick condensed foam mostly sustains, minimal lacing

Smell is reminiscent of bitter coffee grounds, some burnt roasty malts, and a touch of sweetness, possibly the strongest coffee aromas I have experienced in a stout

Taste is a big bitter coffee/espresso blast, so strong and dominant that I would peg this as a coffee, not beer, in a blind taste test, the roasty malts suppress most all other flavors, but some slight bittering grassy hops peak through, slight hints of chocolate, nuts, and oatmeal

Mouthfeel is full-bodied, smooth and slick texture, mild carbonation

Drinkability is moderate, higher if you are a coffee fan (which I am not), this is possibly the most coffee-forward stout I have had (which reminds me of ST's Choklat, the most chocolate-forward stout I have had), this typifies a "breakfast stout", I wouldn't think twice about having this in the morning with some eggs and biscuits, definitely unique and a must-try for any fan of the style

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2008 06:10:46 | More by Stoneman78
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,288 ratings.