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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

11,290 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,290
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,058
Gots: 2,371 | 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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micmillon18

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. I've pulled this bottle from the fridge where it was about 48 degrees. To ensure that I'm getting the most flavor I've let it sit a bit in room temperature beforing imbibing. Here we go...

A - Pours a thick pitch black with a copper bubbly head. Slight lacing. Black, I mean its black. DEEP black!

S - Rich chocolate, dark coffee, earthy dirt scents. Maybe some roasted nuts?

T - Bittersweet chocolate seems to be the prevalent flavor making for a delicious initial tasting. Coffee, more earthy flavors. Slight hop flavors are present at times. Alcohol shows itself at the end, though its minor on the pallet (though this may be due to the beer getting warmer). The complexities are abound and its going to take a number of sips to deduce all the flavors. Pace thy selves though!

M - Thick full body. The alcohol is present, but doesn't hurt the beer. Carbonation is in check. Smooth.

D - Quite a complex beer, full of all sorts of layers. You can spend all day trying to pick this thing apart. I won't say its drinkable, both because of its full body and its boastful alcohol content. But you'll certainly keep coming back for more, as you should! With the exception of a slight alcohol after taste, its balance is damn near perfect. Great scenario: Sitting outside on a cold morning after a hearty breakfast. Try it.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2011 05:33:45 | More by micmillon18
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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