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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,307 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 11,307
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,060
Gots: 2,378 | 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 dippy:
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dippy

Massachusetts

3.93/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love beer for breakfast so this is a beer after my own heart. Enjoyed at Coda in the south end in Boston.

Looks perfect pitch black with a chocolate milk colored head. Great lacing on the glass.

Not an abundance of scent for me. Accrid like most porters ( i know this is a stout).

Taste was less like coffee and more like coffee grounds. A little more harsh. Some sweetness settles on the tongue in the aftertaste.

Smooth beer. I could drink a dozen for breakfast. this is a good time. But i was expecting more coffee taste, perhaps because I had just had some great coffee porters in HI.

I will buy again

Serving type: on-tap

11-20-2008 18:58:49 | More by dippy
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Tulip Glassware
Bottled 10/13/13
Served at 40 degrees

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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,307 ratings.