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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

11,144 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 11,144
Reviews: 3,190
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 1,036
Gots: 2,312 | 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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Ratings: 11,144 | Reviews: 3,190 | Display Reviews Only:
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bcheng

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-18-2013 02:15:02 | More by bcheng
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Jay82

Maryland

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-18-2013 01:46:15 | More by Jay82
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a chalice. Served too cold, allowed to warm. A review of a rating originally down on 12/5/12.

My tastes must have changed in the past year or maybe I have just had the opportunity to taste more beer, but this review lowered my previous rating from 4.75 down to about 4.34. This is a top tier imperial stout but not my #1. Make sure you allow this one to warm up to really get all the flavors. Definitely take time to savior this beer as it warms. I like the idea of serving a bit too cold and then taking in the changing taste and aromas as it warms.

A – Pours a slightly viscous black with a dark tan one-finger rocky head that dissipates quickly. Some minor lacing.

S – Sweet, roasty, rich, no alcohol, a whiff of tobacco.

T – Roasted malts then coffee, slight sweetness, definite bitterness in the finish.

MF – Thinner mouth feel than expected. Sharp beginning with a nice roasty bitter finish.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2013 01:45:59 | More by Sludgeman
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TwoForty

Florida

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-18-2013 01:17:42 | More by TwoForty
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Newenglandcraftbrew

Maine

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 23:43:51 | More by Newenglandcraftbrew
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hikeeba

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 22:28:50 | More by hikeeba
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ceeper

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -17%

10-17-2013 16:11:38 | More by ceeper
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chuckv

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 16:01:52 | More by chuckv
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TonyJ815

Florida

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 16:00:56 | More by TonyJ815
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frankb34

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

10-17-2013 14:30:41 | More by frankb34
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 14:30:28 | More by Stum-pub
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Rasmon

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 14:04:22 | More by Rasmon
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 13:41:15 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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dctjf0290

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 09:06:43 | More by dctjf0290
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JakeWright

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 04:27:07 | More by JakeWright
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J450n_H


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 03:45:34 | More by J450n_H
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Charliechu

California

3.75/5  rDev -17%

10-17-2013 03:29:13 | More by Charliechu
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marley2112

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 03:28:33 | More by marley2112
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.43/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (it is either 9/2, 9/3, or 9/8/13)

A: Pitch black with a mocha head that pours into about a finger head, but dissipates quickly. Ok lacing.

S: Smells like freshly ground dark roast coffee or a just opened high % dark chocolate bar. Bitter smelling.

T: It tastes like it smells. It almost doesn't taste like a stout. I get almost no malt. All that I get is coffee with some chocolate roastiness to it. Maybe this is much better with age on it after the strong flavors die down and mellow. It is all burnt coffee and roast flavors.

M: Smooth with almost no coarseness.

O: It smells great but I find the taste lacking something. I don't really get too much body here, it seems quite thin to me. This is much better mixed with Rubaeus. I like coffee to a certain point, but this one is overpowering. I prefer more subtle coffee flavors. I poured it into some Butter Crunch ice cream and it made the alcohol really pop, not in a good way. It was still good though.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 03:20:56 | More by gillagorilla
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ThunderChicken7

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-17-2013 03:19:44 | More by ThunderChicken7
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abex44

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-17-2013 02:48:07 | More by abex44
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The_GrassHOPper

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-17-2013 02:14:48 | More by The_GrassHOPper
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ChanceK

Texas

4/5  rDev -11.5%

10-17-2013 01:58:17 | More by ChanceK
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Austinmschauer


4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

10-17-2013 01:56:06 | More by Austinmschauer
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

10-17-2013 01:55:24 | More by georgiaboy8686
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
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