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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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11,155 Ratings
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Ratings: 11,155
Reviews: 3,190
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,036
Gots: 2,318 | 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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eclipse54

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Re-reviewing on 9/8/2012. Bottle dated 08/02/12 into a tulip.

Pours black with a thin veil of tan head; not a lot of head volume per se, but a healthy ring surrounding the surface and a good quantity of legs darting out from a small central patch of bubbles. Moderate fibrous lacing on the glass.

The aroma is of coffee, dark chocolate, caramel, toffee, oatmeal, and a bit of raisin. Not a whole lot of raw sugar in the nose, which is nice.

Flavor starts with black coffee and leads into some dark chocolate, oatmeal, and a bit of cane sugar. Some candied plum, caramel, toffee, and molasses comes through as well.

Mouthfeel is thick, rich, and roasty, a great feeling for a beer that could be a delicious substitue for breakfast. Finish is dry and leaves an almost ""gritty"" coffee impression, as the coffee and bitter dark chocolate flavors seem to linger a bit longer than the others.

Overall, a great stout that I'm always happy to come back to. The coffee is prominent, but not overwhelming as it strikes a great balance with the rest of the flavors. Just a well put together brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 23:45:13 | More by eclipse54
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,155 ratings.