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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

11,868 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,868
Reviews: 3,226
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,170
Gots: 2,617 | FT: 161
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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Photo of Waveoff
1.25/5  rDev -72.3%

Waveoff, May 26, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -66.8%

Pillowburn, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of Uniobrew31
1.6/5  rDev -64.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

This beer looked great but the smell and taste were over the top. Subtle is the key to a good flavored beer. Not for me...way too much burned coffee and chocolate taste. My opinion is that this should not be classified as beer. I am not against flavoring beer but this was too much for me. I love Beer, coffee and chocolate so imagine my disapointment that the combination of the three just doesnt work.

Uniobrew31, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of Chitty54
1.75/5  rDev -61.3%

Chitty54, Mar 08, 2013
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

railman, Feb 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

FreeTibet, Jan 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

Rempo, Nov 20, 2011
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

carteravebrew, Jun 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

weakness33, Dec 23, 2011
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

BriMaster56, Feb 21, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

nmcollins05, Jan 17, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

Beerboi1123, Mar 01, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

oaktree42, Apr 14, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

zharris2388, Aug 13, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

PatrickMDunleavy, Sep 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

mikeyonline, Oct 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

Monnie, Nov 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

LSMroz, Feb 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

marv3mania, Nov 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

krasher68, Jun 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -55.8%

MOVERTON1284, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of Northsider
2.2/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Had this in bottle. I was super excited to try this because of all the great reviews I've heard about it.

Holy jesus christ... "double chocolate, coffee, oatmeal stout"?! I don't think that's enough...let's try to cram some more crap into this beer! What a flavor overload, and not in a good way. This beer was just way overwhelming for me, and as usual, way over hyped by snob-, erm, beer advocates. This was the most bitter thing I've ever tasted in my life...the taste alone made me almost gag and puke, and subsequent smells from from the glass tickled my gag reflex.

It's just too much of everything in this beer. PASS.

Northsider, Oct 01, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev -50.2%

beer4colin, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of negroobserver
2.35/5  rDev -48%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance... Looks very dark. Pours very dark with about a half inch of cream colored head.

Smells... Burnt, smokey scent is what stands out. Hints of chocolate and coffee.

Taste... Strong coffee flavor, which transitions into a bitter coffee flavor. Not very impressive.

Mouthfeel.. Watery. Light creamy texture. More appropriate for a porter than a stout.

Overall... It's a disappointing beer. Had great expectations for this one.

negroobserver, Nov 21, 2011
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2.44/5  rDev -46%

Samccan, Sep 06, 2014
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 11,868 ratings.