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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,259 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,259
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,053
Gots: 2,358 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black (opaque), viscous, and thick as hell, liquid with a towering dark coffee colored foaming head. Excellent retention and plenty of stick to the glass.

Incredible nose of roasted coffee and rich chocolate with a pleasing acrid edge.

Massive, full-bodied, velvety smooth, viscous, thick and chewy feel on the palate - thanks to the oatmeal, in part. Roasted malt astringent twang, with some hoppy character mingled in – some herbal spice and leaf. Bitter chocolate. Plenty of coffee flavors with an acidic bite, silky milk chocolate character soothes. Oak-y. Molasses notes. Stodgy cooked oatmeal in the flavor. Hints of sherry in the warming alcohol, with a low spice. Finish lingers with a play on sweet malts and dry, bitter savories. Sweet alcohol burn becomes part of the linger as the beer warms.

Breakfast Stout? Hell yeah! That’s when I tried my sample! What a way to kick-off my morning. Quite possibly one of the most interesting American Double Stouts on planet Earth. Absolutely delicious.

(Enjoyed over the course of :30 mins to allow all of the nuances to pull through as the beer warmed to room temp - I highly recommend this.)

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2005 11:56:30 | More by Todd
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,259 ratings.