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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,271 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,271
Reviews: 3,193
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,055
Gots: 2,364 | 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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taulpepper

New York

4.8/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Been looking for this one for a while. It was expensive ($12.99 for a 4-pack), but I knew I'd regret it if I didn't grab it, and I don't, though I don't understand why it's so expensive. Could the ingredients be that much better than what the other guys use? Maybe the Belgian Chocolate or coffee? Maybe the hype?

Pours pretty much jet black with a 2-3 finger head. Nice lacing.

Aroma is malty, sour, a little bit of coffee. Not huge but good.

Tons of roasted barley, chocolate and coffee flavor. It's deep, layered and complex though, not too sweet or bitter. Enough bitterness to balance it, though it could almost use a drop more to balance the sweetness. The flavors linger on the tongue and palate for a long time.

Mouthfeel is big, smooth, syrupy but not heavy if that makes sense. Good amount of carbonation

This beer is definitely hyped, not as much as it's Canadian and Kentuckian cousins, but I was not disappointed. This is one of the best American Stouts (or Imperials Stouts) I've had. It's got everything I look for in the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 04:04:54 | More by taulpepper
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Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,271 ratings.