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Founders Breakfast Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

12,226 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 12,226
Reviews: 3,265
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1,202
Gots: 2,834 | FT: 173
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 bryangb
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Smell- Dark roasted coffee%2C malt%2C cherry%2C chocolate. Feel- Carbonation is just right. Medium to heavy bodied. A perfect body for a stout. Taste- Lots of coffee%2C malt chocolate%2C a sweetness from the cherries I can smell maybe%3F Back end is all coffee beans and very slight alcohol burn.

bryangb, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of BeerEngineer
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

General: Again found in a tiny beer store, thrilled to find it so I picked up 8 of them. Even at $8 a bottle (I’m in California), it’s worth every penny.

Appearance: Blacker than pitch with a magical tan head. The head is quick diminishing but it leaves lovely lace on the glass.

Aroma: Every ingredient on the label you can tell is in the glass by smell alone. The most pronounced scents are coffee and chocolate but there is a slight oatmeal heartiness that you can detect. Amazing!

Mouthfeel: So good I can’t describe it differently than “perfect”. This is what a stout should be as far as mouthfeel. It’s a little thick with a perfect carbonation.

Taste: Breakfast stout is the perfect name for this beer, it is breakfast in a glass. Tomorrow I’m actually going to have one when I wake up, the coffee and chocolate in it are a great combination and the oatmeal gives it great texture and smooths out the taste.

Overall: One of the best stouts that I’ve ever had. I really enjoy this one. I should have bought more when I had the chance, now I just need to ration it for the next couple of weeks.

BeerEngineer, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of TheMaineBeerGuy
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

TheMaineBeerGuy, Jan 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

jweave16, Jan 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

epyon396, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Moore568, Jan 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

seavercm, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of Rhf9120
4.56/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Coffee is the best way to describe this amazing beer. Upon opening the top the aromas of coffee and chocolate prevail over all others. The taste is of coffee, chocolate and oats. The mouth feel is perfectly thick with only slight carbonation. This is such an amazing example of a stout everything about it was just right I only wish I had bought more.

Rhf9120, Jan 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Shotgun, Jan 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

mrcotter, Jan 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Emnmarko, Jan 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

Scott_McCool, Jan 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

mattyb85, Jan 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

Altenor, Jan 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

DrewSimm, Jan 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

BigDaveLB, Jan 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

Spattastic, Jan 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.6%

praxis88, Jan 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

DD71, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.5%

wgp, Jan 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Shy5, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

cproioi, Jan 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

JD_Bogerdy, Jan 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6%

shawnohall, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Geech, Jan 10, 2014
Founders Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 12,226 ratings.