1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,268 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 11,268
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,055
Gots: 2,362 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 11,268 | Reviews: 3,193 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by dar482:
Photo of dar482
dar482

New York

4.16/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a dark brown/black color with tinges of brown coming through in the light with a frothy mocha brown head.

The aroma has bitter roasted coffee, espresso, a bittersweet chocolate, quite dark and bitter all around. A tinge of creaminess and oatmeal. Almost a dark chocolate truffle.

The flavor follows with a pop of espresso bitterness. Big roasted malt. It’s aggressive and opens the palate immediately. Flavor follows with a bittersweet/milk chocolate. More chocolate comes through as it warms up. Oatmeal lingers around. The finish has a tinge of alcohol and finishes with a hint of chocolate, but falls off pretty quickly.

The mouthfeel is extremely light on this one, almost watery on the finish despite it being round in the front. On tap, this beer stands up better with the carbonation and mouthfeel.

I had this blind against Terrapin’s WnB and that won out based on flavor and mouthfeel, by a reasonable margin.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2014 03:17:38 | More by dar482
More User Reviews:
Photo of bhudish
bhudish

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-24-2014 13:28:29 | More by bhudish
Photo of jds16
jds16

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-24-2014 02:35:32 | More by jds16
Photo of wheezlelump
wheezlelump


5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-24-2014 01:32:09 | More by wheezlelump
Photo of l0rddavis
l0rddavis

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-23-2014 22:10:30 | More by l0rddavis
Photo of woopigscotty
woopigscotty

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-23-2014 21:08:50 | More by woopigscotty
Photo of vonnerbeer
vonnerbeer

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-23-2014 20:45:04 | More by vonnerbeer
Photo of DamienI
DamienI

Virginia

3/5  rDev -33.6%

07-23-2014 20:29:42 | More by DamienI
Photo of Links41
Links41

Virginia

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-23-2014 19:52:01 | More by Links41
Photo of michaeljstraub
michaeljstraub

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -17%

07-23-2014 16:43:39 | More by michaeljstraub
Photo of schneidk
schneidk

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-23-2014 02:15:52 | More by schneidk
Photo of Beer_4_brains
Beer_4_brains

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-23-2014 01:57:50 | More by Beer_4_brains
Photo of Googan17
Googan17


4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-23-2014 00:50:55 | More by Googan17
Photo of SuperHop18
SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-23-2014 00:10:23 | More by SuperHop18
Photo of Fluffmeister
Fluffmeister

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-22-2014 23:28:50 | More by Fluffmeister
Photo of HappySunny
HappySunny

Iowa

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-22-2014 22:42:55 | More by HappySunny
Photo of curlybird
curlybird

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

07-22-2014 17:14:05 | More by curlybird
Photo of Drumtgot
Drumtgot

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-22-2014 16:58:01 | More by Drumtgot
Photo of MitsuDjentleman
MitsuDjentleman


5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-22-2014 04:31:20 | More by MitsuDjentleman
Photo of Stagga_Lee
Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-22-2014 04:26:33 | More by Stagga_Lee
Photo of Whyt4243
Whyt4243


5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-22-2014 03:08:33 | More by Whyt4243
Photo of jeisemann26
jeisemann26

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-22-2014 02:44:14 | More by jeisemann26
Photo of terraism
terraism

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-22-2014 01:10:43 | More by terraism
Photo of squiz
squiz


4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-21-2014 21:23:22 | More by squiz
Photo of tywhite
tywhite

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

07-21-2014 18:55:59 | More by tywhite
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,268 ratings.