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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Breakfast Stout

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100
world-class

10,422 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10422
Reviews: 3161
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%


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 kdb150:
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kdb150

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a stout glass.

A - Dark brown/light black, nice 2 fingers of brown head, recedes over a couple of minutes to a ring with some swirls on the surface. Some lacing. Looks good.

S - A little lacking. Smells of weak coffee, some roasted malts, and a hint of chocolate. Not the best smelling stout by any means.

T - Very good, bordering on great. Delivers tons of chocolcate and roasted malts, with a very nice coffee note to balance everything out. Hops are there in exactly as they should be - no direct bitterness or flavor, but they are there to keep things balanced so as not to be sweet or cloying. There are many beers out there with coffee, but this is one of the few in which it is pronounced without taking over. Everything is very well balanced in this beer. A go-to if there ever was one.

M - A bit heavy for a beer that isn't huge, but it's got great carb for a stout, really goes well with the flavor profile.

O - This is one of my very favorites, even though it doesn't quite deliver on the smell. I'll return to this one again, and again, and again.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 04:41:32 | More by kdb150
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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