Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company
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3.68/5 rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
A: Pours completely black with a thick-looking dark brown head. The head disappears pretty quickly.
S: Very strong coffee aromas. Roasted malts.
T/M: Malts are really roasted, almost burnt; roasted coffee; bitter chocolate; chewy oatmeal. The mouthfeel is disappointing. It's thin, almost a bit watery. Also not a fan of how bitter this is on the finish. There's just something missing here.
D: A sipper for sure
Overall, I'm clearly against the consensus as I don't think this one lives up to the hype. I appreciate it's well integrated coffee flavors, but the weak mouthfeel (I want an imperial stout to be more intense) and lingering bitterness puts this a notch below most of the highly regarded IS. A solid beer but not one that I'll be seeking out that often
Serving type: bottle
03-21-2009 23:28:40 | More by abfraser
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