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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,306 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,306
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,060
Gots: 2,376 | 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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Reviews by dexterk1:
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dexterk1

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4.79/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass. Appearance is dark black and flows is viscous. Head is about an inch and has some staying power.
Odor is complete with malt and coffee. Also sweet.
Taste is of chocolate, malt and coffee. Dark chocolate near middle end and a pretty smooth finish. Alcohol is only slightly detectable which is good considering the abv.
Mouth feel is smooth and creamy. Not as heavy as I though considering the look.
Overall an excellent stout and excellent beer in general.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 19:28:47 | More by dexterk1
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Tulip Glassware
Bottled 10/13/13
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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