Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company
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Reviews by abrand:
4.45/5 rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
Poured from 12 oz bottle into snifter
A- This pours as dark as oil. Even into direct light, it is completely opaque. A nice foamy, dark tan head about 1/2 inch that dissolves rapidly. Good lacing along the glass.
S - mostly smells of chocolate and coffee and is quite pleasant. Also plenty hints of roasted malts.
T - I think I stared at this beer for 10 minutes before I took my first sip. Initial taste is predominately burnt coffee. After taste is bitter and lots of chocolate. Some hints of malts that aren't as noticeable as coffee and chocolate.
M - Oh man is this a thick beverage. Not that I have ever had car oil in my mouth, but if I had to guess I would compare to this. I was actually T-Day stuffed after I finished.
D - Fairly high ABV that limits drinkability although the alcohol is well hidden with the other great flavors. Overall this is an amazing beer from an amazing brewery.
Serving type: bottle
11-09-2008 19:47:49 | More by abrand
More User Reviews:
4.9/5 rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Maybe I am bias towards my Michigan Brews but Founder Oatmeal Stout is great Sweet Stout. With flavors of coffee, chocolate, and lightly roasted characters tickle the taste buds, it is easy to get a full stomach on a pint (or two). As dark as they come, this beer has nothing to see through it! My appearance review rating was not all that well because I felt my bartender just overflowed the pint glass and I was not happy about the wasted beer :(
All said though, this is a great sweet stout for those who are looking for a big filling beer!
Cheers to Founders!
Serving type: nitro-tap
07-29-2014 02:22:46 | More by kenny400m
4.48/5 rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Served at 40 degrees
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.
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.
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%.
This is a full-bodied beer that will fill you up. Again, no noticeable carbonation. Smooth exit with a nice aftertaste.
This is a fantastic beer for the cold winter days we have ahead. Easy to drink, but best enjoyed slowly. Highly recommend.
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 15:32:41 | More by alphagnome
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,315 ratings.